Not all of us are fans of anime and have the patience to sit for 5-6 episodes to know a story. As a solution, we have the movies which narrate the same story in a shorter duration. However, most often, people get hooked by the story and end up watching the anime as well.
The BEM anime franchise started long back in 1968 and it has rolled out several successful remakes.
The producers of the reboot of the anime Humanoid Monsters BEM had announced in May that a new anime film by the name Gekijoban BEM Become Human would soon make a theatrical release.
Their official YouTube channel also released a teaser trailer with a very ominous vibe and a mysterious tone to announce the film’s arrival.
The producers announced the Fall 2020 release date for BEM~ Become Human back in June. The announcement was accompanied by a trailer and a key visual.
The official website for BEM Become Human announced additional cast and staff for the theatrical release on Friday.
The newly announced cast included:
Kouichi Yamadera is known for his work in Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu. Nana Mizuki has worked on many popular titles like Blood-C, Black Clover, Darker Than Black, Fullmetal Alchemist brotherhood and Naruto.
Wataru Takagi who plays Drake has voiced characters in Beelzebub, Bleach, Detective Conan and Great Teacher Onizuka.
Hiroshi Ikehata directed the film at Studio Production I.G, Atsuhiro Tomioka penned the script and Mino Matsumoto dealt with character designs.
The film had previously announced:
The BEM franchise is considered a classic and the announcement of a new film has fans all hyped up.
Humanoid Monster Bem is a 26 episode Japanese anime television series, which first aired on Fuji T.V. between October 7, 1968, and March 31, 1969. The series was later remade in 2006 that premiered on Animax.
A live-action film was released on December 15, 2012. For the series’ 50th anniversary, a third anime television series adaptation titled BEM was confirmed to be in production and aired from July 14 to October 13, 2019.