Southeast Asian channel Aniplus HD began streaming an English-subtitled promotional video and commercial for Kyoto Animation's Myriad Colors Phantom World (Musaigen no Phantom World) television anime on Thursday. Both videos preview the anime's opening theme song "NAKED Dive" by SCREEN mode.
The anime premiered in Japan on Wednesday, January 6 on Tokyo MX at 00:00 (effectively midnight on Thursday morning). Aniplus HD will air the anime on Saturday (two days after the Japanese premiere) at 10:00 p.m. in Indonesia and Thailand, and 11:00 p.m. in Singapore.
Aniplus HD describes the anime:
In the near future, spirits and monsters are in full sight. A boy leads a group of people with special abilities as they plot against a massive organization that takes advantage of a certain incident and eventually know the truth about their world in the process.
The show stars:
Hiro Shimono as Haruhiko Ichijo, a 15-year-old first-year A-class student in Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Sumire Uesaka as Mai Kawakami, a 16-year-old second-year A-class student in Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Saori Hayami as Reina Izumi, a 15-year-old first-year B-class student in Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Maaya Uchida as Koito Minase, a 16-year-old first-year C-class student in Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Azusa Tadokoro as Ruru, a fairy phantom who can fit in the palm of a human's hand.
Misaki Kuno as Kurumi Kumamakura, a 10-year-old fourth-year 2-class student in Hosea Academy's Elementary School Division.
Kikuko Inoue as Arisu Himeno, a 26-year-old Japanese language instructor for Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Daisuke Sakaguchi as Shosuke Morohashi, a 15-year old B-class student in Hosea Academy's High School Division.
Tatsuya Ishihara (Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!) is directing the series at Kyoto Animation, and Kazumi Ikeda (Clannad television anime, second Kanon television anime, Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!) is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. Shirabi provided the original illustrations for Sōichirō Hatano's novel. Fumihiko Shimo (Kokoro Connect, Infinite Stratos, Clannad) is in charge of series composition, and EFFY is composing the soundtrack.
Azusa Tadokoro will perform the ending theme "Junshin Always."
The other staff members are as follows:
Art Director: Mikiko Watanabe Color Key: Kana Miyata Accessories Planning: Hiroshi Karata Phantom Design: Shinpei Sawa Director of Photography: Ryuuta Nakagami Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
Kyoto Animation's novel imprint published the novel written by Hatano and illustrated by Shirabi in December 2013. The book was an honorable mention in the fourth Kyoto Animation Awards.
Images © Sōichirō Hatano, Kyoto Animation / Musaigen no Phantom World Production Committee