City Hunter is one of the well-known classical anime franchises that has been released in multiple TV series and movies. As they already announced, another anime movie is about to release in 2023. Now, City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust new trailer has finally been released, along with its release date, cast, and staff details.
The City Hunter franchise debuted in 1987 and has been released in a total of four TV series and eight anime films. Each of its TV series and movies gets a great response from fans for their thrilling storylines and hilarious moments.
You yourself see that this franchise has released more films than TV series. So, there is no doubt that the movie is getting more love and attention from fans. Since watching the franchise’s recent movie, City Hunter: The Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes, which was released in 2019, fans have been eager for their new movie.
Now, it’s good news for them to watch another great anime movie from their favorite franchise, City Hunter. So let’s get straight to this informative news and find out its new trailer, visual, release date, cast, staff, and theme songs.
City Hunter: The Movie: Angel Dust: New Trailer and Release Date
On June 13, 2023, City Hunter: The Movie: Angel Dust’s new trailer was released by the officials. Furthermore, this trailer was released on Aniplex’s YouTube channel and got a great response from fans.
You can estimate how eager fans were for this upcoming movie by the fact that its new trailer already crossed 1 million views within 4 days of its release. The trailer seems quite captivating, especially Ryo Saeba, the main character, and its animation quality is quite good, unlike the franchise’s previous films.
According to the official announcements, City Hunter: The Movie: Angel Dust will be released on September 8, 2023, in Japanese theaters. However, the officials have not said a single word about the movie’s digital release, but we hope they will do that soon.
As soon as we get any information regarding its digital release, we will immediately share it with you.
City Hunter: The Movie: Angel Dust: Main Visual and Theme Songs
On the same day that its new trailer was released, the officials also released the main visual for City Hunter: The Movie: Angel Dust. Furthermore, this visual features three major characters from the series, including Ryo Saeba at the center along with Kaori Makimura and Angie.
With the release of the new trailer, the officials also revealed the theme songs for the movie. So, “Whatever Comes” is the opening theme song of “City Hunter: The Movie: Angel Dust,” while “Get Wild” is the ending theme song.
Furthermore, both theme songs for the upcoming movie will be performed by TM Network, which also performed several songs for the franchise’s previous work. You can also hear a brief preview of these songs in the newly released trailer for the movie.
Newly Revealed Cast Members of City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust
On June 13, 2023, the officials revealed four new characters for the movie, along with their voice artists.
4 Newly Revealed cast of the movie:
- Angie is an overseas movie producer who came to Japan for a movie shoot. Her voice will be provided by Miyuki Sawashiro, who previously provided her voice for Kurapika in Hunter x Hunter.
- Shin Kaibara is the mercenary leader and possesses fearsome combat skills. His voice will be provided by Kenyuu Horiuchi, who has worked on almost every popular series.
- Pirarucu is a member of an assassination team called “Wetworks,” and his voice will be provided by Tomokazu Seki.
- Espada is another member of the same assassination team, and his voice will be provided by Subaru Kimura.
Here is the previously revealed cast:
- Ryo Saeba, whose voice will be provided by Akira Kamiya
- Ai Kisugi, whose voice will be provided by Chika Sakamoto
- Saeko Nogami, whose voice will be provided by Harumi Ichiryusai
- Hideyuki Makimura, whose voice will be provided by Hideyuki Tanaka
- Kaori Makimura, whose voice will be provided by Kazue Ikura
Here are the major staff members for the movie:
- Original creator: Tsukasa Hojo
- Character Design: Kumiko Takahashi and Seigo Kitazawa
- Director: Kazuyoshi Takeuchi
- Chief Director: Kenji Kodama
- Screenplay: Yasuyuki Muto
- Music: Taku Iwasaki
- Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
Moreover, City Hunter: The Movie: Angel Dust will be produced by a well-known animation studio, Sunrise, which also produced the franchise’s previous movies.
Aside from producing series for City Hunter, this studio also brought us some masterpieces such as Cowboy Bebop, Gintama, Code Geass, and Inuyasha.
That’s it for the post! We hope you found this informative news to be useful. Stay tuned with us for more of the latest anime and manga news.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Yes, comedy and crime are the major genres of City Hunter. Along with its crime-thrilling storyline, this series also features plenty of hilarious moments that make you laugh out loud.
City Hunter originally had four TV series with a total of 140 episodes. The first series of the franchise was released in 1987, and the last or fourth TV series was released in 1991. After that, this franchise has just released anime movies and has not released any TV series.
The reasons for its huge popularity and high viewership are its highly engaging crime storyline, and hilarious moments. As a result, there are multiple live-action movies and series set on this franchise released by other countries, such as South Korea and Hong Kong.
Source: Official Website