Metallic Rouge Anime Webtoon Adaptation Announced

On Tuesday, the LINE Manga app’s official X (formerly Twitter) account announced the launch of a full-color webtoon adaptation of the original television anime Metallic Rouge on March 7. In honor of Studio Bones’ 25th anniversary, the animation company revealed a brand-new project to delight their followers. Thus, the anime Metallic Rouge was created. On January 10, 2024, the series premiered on Crunchyroll and Fuji TV’s +Ultra slot.

Metallic Rouge Anime Key Visual

Meika Tokyo is in charge of the webtoon’s artwork which you can see below, while whomor and Chita Tsurushima are in charge of its “name” and production, respectively.

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©BONES・出渕裕/Project Rouge ©whomor/LINE Digital Frontier

The anime’s original creators, Bones and Yutaka Izubuchi, also serve as the series composer and chief supervisor.

Metallic Rouge Anime Cast and Staff

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Now that you’ve seen the Key Visual, it’s time to find out more about the Metallic Rouge anime cast and staff. Here is the cast member list.

Yume Miyamoto (Also known for Xia Minsheng The Misfit of Demon King Academy Season 2) co-stars as Rouge Redmaster, the android girl in the series, with Tomoyo Kurosawa as her partner Naomi Orthmann.

As for the other cast members includes:

  • Shunsuke Takeuchi played as Jean Yunghart
  • Yu Shimamura played as Sara Fitzgerald
  • Hiroyuki Yoshino played as Jaron Fate
  • Yui Ogura played as Jill Sturgeon
  • Kenjiro Tsuda played as Afdal Bashal
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu played as Eden Vallock
  • Atsushi Miyauchi played as Ash Stahl
  • Chiaki Kobayashi played as Noid 262
  • Hiroshi Yanaka played as Puppeteer
  • Mariya Ise played as Opera
  • Minami Tsuda played as Ace/Alice Machias
  • Hiroki Yasumoto played as Graufon Berg
  • Haruka Shiraishi played as Cyan Bluestar
  • Yōko Hikasa played as Eva Cristella
  • Yoshimitsu Shimoyama played as Roy Yunghart

Accordingly, the animation at BONES is directed by Motonobu Hori (Carole & Tuesday). Chief director and writer for the series scripts is Yutaka Izubuchi (Mobile Police Patlabor mecha designer, Star Blazers 2199, RahXephon). Screenplays are being written by Macross Delta’s Toshizo Nemoto. The character designs are being created by Toshihiro Kawamoto (Cowboy Bebop, My Hero Academia). Yuma Yamaguchi, Towa Tei, and Taisei Iwasaki (BELLE) are writing the soundtrack.

Where to watch Metallic Rouge anime?

Don’t forget to watch Metallic Rouge every Wednesdays, which will premiere on Crunchyroll at 1:25 p.m. EST worldwide. The story’s ongoing mysteries will be further explored in further episodes. Three will reveal more about the Neans, while the most recent episode featured the introduction of two alien races: Usurpers and Visitors.

Metallic Rouge Anime Storyline

According to Crunchyroll, the plot of the Metallic Rouge anime is as follows:

In a world where humans and androids called Neans coexist, a group known as the Immortal Nine rises against society.” Rouge Redstar, a Nean also known as Metal Rouge, and investigator Naomi Orthmann take on the responsibility of finding and eliminating the revolters. They embark on a journey to Mars for this mission, with Rouge expressing a preference for some chocolate before delving into the task.


Finally, wrapping up our exploration of the Metallic Rouge anime and its upcoming webtoon adaptation, it’s evident that Studio Bones has crafted a project worthy of celebration during their 25th anniversary. The seamless blend of captivating visuals, a diverse cast, and a compelling storyline promises an immersive experience for anime enthusiasts. As we eagerly await the unfolding mysteries in upcoming episode and the launch of the webtoon on March 7, the world of Metallic Rouge continues to capture the imagination of anime and manga fans. Stay tuned for more adventures in this unique and vibrant anime universe.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. When does the webtoon adaptation launch?

The full-color webtoon adaptation of Metallic Rouge launches on March 7, 2024, adding a visual dimension to the anime’s narrative.

Q2. Who are the key creators behind Metallic Rouge?

Motonobu Hori directs the anime, while Yutaka Izubuchi serves as the chief supervisor and series composer. Toshihiro Kawamoto takes on the role of character designer, and the soundtrack is a collaborative creation by Yuma Yamaguchi, Towa Tei, and Taisei Iwasaki.

Q3. Who are the main characters in Metallic Rouge?

Main characters include Rouge Redmaster (Tomoyo Kurosawa), Naomi Orthmann (Yume Miyamoto), and a diverse ensemble cast featuring characters like Jean Yunghart, Sara Fitzgerald, Jaron Fate, and more.

Sources: LINE Manga app’s Twitter account, Metallic Rouge anime’s website

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