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RWBY, the American CGI that became the most popular anime-inspired series in the world has now inspired a Japanese anime. BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Good Smile Company and Rooster Teeth today announced RWBY: Ice Queendoma Japanese anime inspired by the worldwide hit anime series by Rooster Teeth. RWBY: Ice Queendom will premiere on Japanese television, with subtitled and dubbed versions available the same day for US audiences on Crunchyroll and Rooster Teeth first. New episodes will be released weekly. The official trailer is now available to show how the original story will be told in Japanese anime style instead of a pastiche or homage.

“RWBY: Ice Queendom” Poster, TREE, Rooster Teeth, GOOD SMILE, Crunchyroll

RWBY: Ice Queendom presents a new RWBY story in beautiful 2D anime visuals. RWBY imagines a world filled with horrific monsters bent on death and destruction, and humanity’s only hope depends on mighty hunters and huntresses. Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long are four such huntresses-in-training whose journeys will take them far beyond the grounds of their school, Beacon Academy. While each may be powerful on their own, these four girls must defeat the dark forces and work as a team if they truly hope to become Remnant’s next generation of protectors.

RWBY: Ice Queendom will establish the world of RWBY before taking viewers on an all-new adventure that RWBY fans have never seen. Created by the late director Monty Oum (Red vs Blue), RWBY is one of Rooster Teeth’s most loved, viewed and shared series. As the first Western-produced anime series to be distributed in Japan, RWBY episodes have racked up over 300 million views since the series premiered in 2013. RWBY has a global audience and has been licensed to create video games, comics, manga, young adult novels, collectible figures, and more.

“It’s hard to say how honored and thrilled we are to see the show we’ve imagined in the world inspire Japanese anime,” said RWBYthe showrunner of , Kerry Shaw Cross. “I’ve been an anime fan my whole life, so seeing RWBY in this new medium is surreal. I can’t wait for fans to see this show, I think it’s going to blow them away.”

RWBY: Ice Queendom stars Saori Hayami like Ruby Rose, Yoko Hikasa like Weiss Schnee, Yu Shimamura like Blake Belladonna, and Friend Koshimizu like Yang Xiao Long. The English dubbed version will feature the original cast of RWBY, Lindsay Jones like Ruby Rose, Kara Eberle like Weiss Schnee, Arryn Zech like Blake Belladonna, and Barbara Dunkelman like Yang Xiao Long. The main creative team is led by the writer Gen Urobuchi (NITRO PLUS, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, FateZero), Towing Ubukata (Mardock Scramble, Tenchi: the samurai astronomer, Fafner in the Azure), artist and character designer huke (black Rock Shooter, chitocerium, Steins; Gate), and director Toshimasa Suzuki (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne, Fafner in the Azure: Heaven and Earth), with additional collaboration from Rooster Teeth’s Kerry Shaw Cross, Eddy Rivaand Erin Win. The series is produced by BANDAI NAMCO Arts Inc., Good Smile Company, SHAFT, Warner Bros. Japan, KLab Inc. and Rooster Teeth. The series is animated by Studio SHAFT (Monogatari Series, Puella Magi Madoka Magica).

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