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High-Rise Invasion: Manga Receives Netflix Anime Adaptation

High-Rise Invasion (Tenkuu Shinpan) is a Japanese manga written by Tsuina Miura. It was serialized from 2014 to 2019 on DeNA’s manga app Manga Box, and all 21 volumes have been released.

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Set in high-rise buildings, it is about a high school student, Yuri Honjo who either needs to kill masked figures terrorizing the city or get himself killed by them.

Netflix announced that Tsuina Miura and Takahiro Oba’s High-Rise Invasion will be receiving an anime adaptation.

The teaser PV and key visuals of the anime were released along with the cast and staff. It is slated to be released in February 2021.

The action-horror themed anime produced by Netflix will be exclusively distributed worldwide on its platform.

“High-rise Invasion” Teaser PV

The promotional video shows a strong-willed Yuri who is forced to choose between killing the masked figures or getting killed.

The antagonistic figures are depicted as fearsome killing machines slaughtering people using sleek swords with blood splattering everywhere.

The fight sequences shown in the PV are gratifying and gruesome making this anime a must-watch!

High-Rise Invasion: Manga Receives Netflix Anime Adaptation
High-Rise Invasion | Source: Crunchyroll

The key visuals released are grotesque themed; the first one is a masked maid with her clothes covered in blood, seen walking on a suspension bridge with a sickle in one hand.

High-Rise Invasion: Manga Receives Netflix Anime Adaptation
High-Rise Invasion: Manga Receives Netflix Anime Adaptation | Source: Crunchyroll

The second one is of Yuri and Futase holding a gun and knife, standing on a suspension bridge connected to two skyscrapers. The release date of the anime is mentioned below both the visuals.

To celebrate the announcement of the anime adaptation, the illustrator of the manga, Takahiro Oba drew an illustration.

The staff of the anime was revealed and it includes:

PositionStaffOther works
StudioZERO-GMy Roommate Is a Cat
DirectorMasahiro TakataHigh School Fleet
Series CompositionToko MachidaFortune Dogs
Character DesignYoichi UedaGangsta

The cast of the anime includes:

CharacterCastOther works
Yuri HonjoHaruka ShiraishiSora Matsuzak (From Up On Poppy Hill)
Mayuko FutaseShiki AokiKaoru Tsutsui (Real Girl)
Kyuen NiizakiAkira SekineChu (Young Black Jack)  
Rika HonjoJunya EnokiSuzuki (Haikyu!!)  
Sniper MaskYuichiro UmeharaEugene Sevenstark(Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans )

About High-Rise Invasion

High-rise Invasion is an action-horror manga series written by Tsuina Miura and illustrated by Takahiro Oba.

High-school girl Yur finds herself on the rooftop of a skyscraper just when a masked man kills a man with an axe. She discovers that her beloved brother is also trapped in this godforsaken place along with her.

Yuri begins killing every masked man she encounters to protect herself and find her brother.

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