With one pair of brothers on the run due to their supernatural abilities and the other pair tracking them, Night Head 2041 is one heck of a series and a must-watch!
Based on the 1992 cult classic Night Head by George Iida, this upcoming anime series is a story of two brothers, Naoto and Naoya Kirihara. Both of them are on the run due to their supernatural abilities and the hate they garnered because of it.
Night Head 2041 revealed its new trailer along with the main cast on April 28th.
The second teaser PV has been released!
The voices of the two brothers are released for the first time!
It depicts the Kirihara brothers who were chased because they gained supernatural powers undesirably, and the Kuroki brothers who chased them as a national security force to crack down on supernatural powers !!
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The trailer shows us glimpses of all the main characters in the show and scenes that make fans go crazy with speculations and fan theories.
It also introduces us to two new characters, Takuya and Yūya Kuroki. The Kuroki brothers are part of a government agency and have been given the job of tracking down the Kirihara brothers.
The new teaser trailer introduces us to the main cast of the show, the Kirihara and Kuroki brothers.
|Naoto Kirihara||Daisuke Ono||Erwin Smith (Attack on Titan), Jotaro (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure)|
|Naoya Kirihara||Nobunaga Shimazaki||Yuno (Black Clover)|
|Takuya Kuroki||Takahiro Sakurai||Giyū Tomioka (Demon Slayer)|
|Yūya Kuroki||Kensho Ono||Kuroko Tetsuya (Kuroko’s Basketball)|
Along with this, the website of the upcoming anime also revealed the staff working on the show.
|Original TV Drama Series||George Iida|
|Composition/ Screenplay||George Iida|
|Character Design||Ogure Ito|
|Concept Art||Kenichiro Tomiyasu (INEI)|
|Music Composition||Yutaka Yamada|
|Planning and Production||Slow Curve|
|Animation Production||Shirogumi Inc.|
To celebrate the release of the second trailer and cast reveal of the anime, a manga adaptation of the show was also released.
It is written by Akira Ogawa and is serialized online on Kodansha’s Young Magazine Web website.
The first teaser of the anime was released back in November 2020 and it gave us glimpses of the show’s four main characters.
However, the second teaser introduced all the characters in more detail, along with their voice actors.
The 1992 drama series Night Head also inspired a 24-episode anime called Night Head Genesis, which was directed by Yoshio Takeuchi.
This horror and science fiction series was also based on the psychic Kirihara brothers.
This adaptation of the classic drama looks really promising, and I can’t wait till it comes out!
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