Just when you thought the Summer 2021 anime season couldn’t get any more diverse, Night Head 2041 anime brings you the epic showdown of psychic powers and modern weaponry.
There is something universally appealing about futuristic sci-fi stories. The night light pseudo advance aesthetic can be associated with urban Japan, that’s why the perfect medium for these stories tends to be anime. Throw in some supernatural psychics in the mix and we have got a winner.
The official website for Night Head 2041 has released the trailer for the upcoming anime. The anime is set to debut on July 13th, 2021.
The PV begins with the protagonist, Naoto, questioning the world’s denial of people with psychic powers. We also get a glimpse of some members of Special forces from the Reich Security Office and their combat gear.
We also see Naoto’s psychic powers in action along with an introduction to the mysterious girl: Shoko Futami.
The PV also features the opening theme of the anime “Icy Ivy” by Who-ya Extended, who had previously performed the second opening theme for Jujutsu Kaisen.
A main visual for the anime was also revealed.
[7/14 (Wednesday) broadcast start! ]
The key visual that the two brothers face each other is released!
“NIGHT HEAD 2041” is
Broadcast on Fuji TV “+ Ultra” and others from 7/14 (Wednesday) every Wednesday at 24:55!
Exclusive distribution on the video distribution service FOD!
※ The first broadcast is scheduled from 25:05, which is a 10-minute pushEnglish Translation, Twitter Translate
The visual shows the clash of the Kirihara brothers and their supernatural powers against the Kuroki brothers and their weapons.
The additional cast for the anime was also revealed:
|Michio Sonezaki||Kazuyuki Okitsu||Jonathan Joestar (JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure)|
|Reika Mutou||Lynn||Hibana (Fire Force)|
|Daisuke Honda||Yasuhiro Mamiya||Magma (Dr. Stone)|
|Kimie Kobayashi||Youko Hikasa||Rias Gremory (High School DxD)|
|Yui Akiyama||Reina Ueda||Ruri (Dr. Stone)|
|Shouko Futami||Kaori Maeda||Chie (Fruits Basket)|
|Miki Tachibana||Aya Endou||Miyuki Takara (Lucky Star)|
|Suguru Kakitani||Tomoaki Maeno||Decim (Death Parade)|
|Mike Fujiki||Chikahiro Kobayashi||Legoshi (Beastars)|
|Kouji Kazama||Tomokazu Sugita||Sakata Gintoki (Gintama)|
|Emily Shinjou||Saori Hayami||Fubuki (One Punch Man)|
|Roshkov||Kousei Hirota||Udai Taxim (Cowboy Bepop)|
|Naoto Kirihara (Childhood)||Hiroki Nanami||Kenshin Uesugi (Nobunaga the Fool)|
|Naoya Kirihara (Childhood)||Shizuka Ishigami||Thorfinn (Vinland Saga)|
|Takuya Kuroki (Childhood)||Natsumi Fujiwara||Gorou (Darling in the Franxx)|
|Yuuya Kuroki (Childhood)||Makoto Koichi||Akuru Akutsu (Aho Girl)|
|Akiko Okuhara||Mari Yokoo||Fumio (Food Wars)|
|Roujin Misaki||Motomu Kiyokawa||Kozou Fuyutsuki (Neon Genesis Evangelion)|
|Kyoujirou Mikuriya||Banjou Ginga||Housen (Gintama)|
Details about the additional staff were also released:
|Original Sub-character Design||Akiko Asaski||Persona 3 Movie|
|Sound Director||Jin Aketagawa||Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Iron Blooded Orphans|
|Editing||Akari Saitou||Vivy: Fluorite’s Love Song|
|Color Design||Fusako Nakao||Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood|
While the plot of the anime is certainly enticing, many people might be turned off by the use of CG. However, be prepared to be surprised, because this anime will certainly change your opinion!
About Night Head 2041
Night Head 2041 is an upcoming Japanese anime television series based on the 1992 Japanese television drama series Night Head.
The story follows the Kirihara brothers who from a young age were incarcerated in a secure scientific facility due to their supernatural powers, having escaped after the barrier that was preventing them malfunctions.
The story also follows the Kuroki brothers who are trying to chase the Kirihara brothers.
Source: Night Head 2041 Official Website