Special 7: Special Crime Investigation Unit

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Special 7: Special Crime Investigation Unit
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Special 7: Special Crime Investigation Unit key visual
警視庁 特務部 特殊凶悪犯対策室 第七課 -トクナナ-
(Keishichou Tokumu-bu Tokushu Kyouaku-han Taisaku-Shitsu Dai-Nana-ka -Tokunana-)
GenreCrime[1]
Anime television series
Directed byTakayuki Kuriyama (Chief)
Harume Kosaka
Written byYuichiro Higashide
Music byRyo Takahashi
StudioANIMA&CO.
Licensed byFunimation
Original networkAT-X, Tokyo MX, SUN, TVA, BS Fuji, Adult Swim (Toonami)
Original run October 6, 2019 – present
Episodes6 (List of episodes)
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Special 7: Special Crime Investigation Unit[2] (Japanese: 警視庁 特務部 特殊凶悪犯対策室 第七課 -トクナナ-, Hepburn: Keishichou Tokumu-bu Tokushu Kyouaku-han Taisaku-Shitsu Dai-Nana-ka -Tokunana-, lit. "Metropolitan Police Department Special Division Heinous Crime Task Force 7th Unit: Tokunana") is an original anime television series by ANIMA&CO. that premiered on October 6, 2019.

Characters[edit]

Seiji "Rookie" Nanatsuki
Voiced by: Hiro Shimono (Japanese); Matt Shipman (English)[3][4]
Nine years ago, he survived a terrorist attack on an airport because a detective delayed the terrorists and let him escape. He wished to be like him and so became a detective.
Shiori "Charisma" Ichinose
Voiced by: Kenjiro Tsuda (Japanese); Brandon Potter (English)[3][4]
A withdrawn human member of the team, he is a master at making suspects talk.
Kujaku "Analyzer" Nijo
Voiced by: Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Japanese); David Matranga (English)[3][4]
A highly-intelligent elf with a large network of connections.
Akane "Samurai" Shikisai
Voiced by: Yūko Kaida (Japanese); Monica Rial (English)[5][4]
A vampire and master swordswoman
Bellemer "Ninja" Cinq
Voiced by: Ari Ozawa (Japanese); Sarah Wiedenheft (English)[5][4]
She is a homonculus girl with blonde hair who used drones to deliver explosives and blow up Rainbow Bridge to stop an armored car.
Rokusuke "Sniper" Endo
Voiced by: Kenji Nomura (Japanese); Chris Rager (English)[6][4]
Sometimes called Gramps, he is a dwarf who wears an eyepatch over his left eye but remains a master sniper.
Sakon Zeroemon "Boss" Kiryuin
Voiced by: Toshiyuki Morikawa (Japanese); Eric Vale (English)[7][4]
In charge of Special Unit 7 he directs and watches over the team from base, but is shown to be quite quirky, especially the way he wears bowties.
Warlock
Voiced by: Hiroaki Hirata[8]
Mysterious Man
Voiced by: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka[8]
Black Pearl
Voiced by: Nobunaga Shimazaki[8]

Production and release[edit]

The original anime television series was announced on March 20, 2019. The series is directed by Harume Kosaka and written by Yuichiro Higashide, with Takayuki Kuriyama serving as chief director, and Hiroya Iijima adapting the original character designs by Nanae Chrono.[3] Ryō Takahashi is composing the series' music. ANIMA&CO. will animate the series. It premiered on October 6, 2019 on AT-X, Tokyo MX, SUN, TVA, and BS Fuji.[8] Oldcodex performed the series' opening theme song "Take On Fever", while SCREEN mode performed the series' ending theme song "One Wish".[9] Funimation has licensed the series for a simuldub.[10]

No. Title[11] Original air date
1"One Brings Bad Omens, Seven Brings Good Luck"
Transcription: "Ichi wa kyōchō wo, Nana wa koūn wo" (Japanese: 一は凶兆を、七は幸運を)
October 6, 2019 (2019-10-06)
2"The Two Investigate"
Transcription: "Sōsa suru ni futari" (Japanese: 捜査する二人)
October 13, 2019 (2019-10-13)
3"The Threefold Trap"
Transcription: "Sanjū no Wana" (Japanese: 三重の罠)
October 20, 2019 (2019-10-20)
4"Family of Four"
Transcription: "Yonnin no Kazoku" (四人の家族)
October 27, 2019 (2019-10-27)
5"The Fifth Seal"
Transcription: "Dai go no Fūin" (第五の封印)
November 3, 2019 (2019-11-03)
6"The Six-Minute Battle to the Death"
Transcription: "Roku funkan no Shitō" (六分間の死闘)
November 10, 2019 (2019-11-10)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peace Maker's Nanae Chrono Designs Original TV Anime Tokunana". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2019-09-29.
  2. ^ "Funimation's Fall 2019 Lineup Ramps Up the Action!". www.funimation.com. Retrieved 2019-09-29.
  3. ^ a b c d "Peace Maker's Nanae Chrono Designs Fantasy Crime TV Anime Tokunana". Anime News Network. March 20, 2019. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Funimation (2019-10-19). "Get ready for a supernatural take on the special crimes unit. @VAJerryJewell leads the cast of Special 7!
    Nanatsuki - @MattShipmanVO
    Ichinose - Brandon Potter
    Kiryuin - @ericvale
    Nijo - @DavidMatranga1
    Endo - @ragercoaster
    Bellemer - @SarahWiedenheft
    Akane - @Rialisms"
    . @FUNimation. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  5. ^ a b "Tokunana TV Anime Casts Yuko Kaida, Ari Ozawa". Anime News Network. April 19, 2019. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  6. ^ "Tokunana TV Anime Casts Kenji Nomura". Anime News Network. April 12, 2019. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  7. ^ "Tokunana TV Anime Casts Toshiyuki Morikawa". Anime News Network. April 26, 2019. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  8. ^ a b c d "Tokunana TV Anime Reveals Video, More Cast, October 6 Premiere". Anime News Network. August 7, 2019. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  9. ^ "SCREEN mode Perform Tokunana TV Anime's Ending Theme". Anime News Network. August 21, 2019. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "Funimation Adds 7 More Anime to Fall 2019 Simulcast Lineup". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2019-09-29.
  11. ^ "STORY / TVアニメ「警視庁 特務部 特殊凶悪犯対策室 第七課 -トクナナ-」公式サイト" (in Japanese). Retrieved October 6, 2019.

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