The second promotional video for the television anime adaptation of Kyūri Yamada’s manga, AI no Idenshi (The Genes of AI), was unveiled on Friday via the official website. The video excitingly announces the show’s highly anticipated premiere on July 7, airing on MBS, TBS, and BS-TBS as part of the popular “Animeism” programming block.
The website additionally unveiled a fresh visual (depicted above) and introduced two additional cast members. Jay will be voiced by Mutsuki Iwanaka, while Kaoru will be voiced by Natsumi Takamori. The accompanying video provides a sneak peek of GReeeeN’s ending theme song titled “Wasurenagusa” (Forget-me-not). Opening the series, Aile The Shota presents the captivating theme song “No Frontier.
In this anime, Hikaru Sudō, portrayed by Takeo Ōtsuka, takes the lead role, while Risa Higuchi, played by Yume Miyamoto, accompanies him. Under the skilled direction of Yuzo Sato, known for his work on “Police in a Pod,” “Akagi,” and “Kaiji,” Madhouse brings this animated series to life. Overseeing and crafting the engaging scripts is Ryunosuke Kingetsu, who has previously worked on “Police in a Pod,” “Samurai Girls,” and “Gakuen Utopia Manabi Straight!” Meanwhile, Kei Tsuchiya, the talented character designer and chief animation director, lends their expertise to shape the captivating visuals. The music is composed by the dynamic duo of Takashi Ohmama, renowned for “Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury,” and Natsumi Tabuchi, celebrated for their work on “My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!”
Set in a not-so-distant future, this science fiction manga explores a world where nearly 10% of the population consists of “humanoids” – remarkably human-like robotic beings. While society has come to embrace their existence, humanoids grapple with their own challenges and ailments. The narrative predominantly follows Hikaru Sudō, a doctor specializing in humanoids, as he navigates the intricacies of this complex realm.
Yamada initiated the manga in Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine in November 2015 and concluded it in August 2017, comprising eight volumes. The subsequent manga, AI no Idenshi RED QUEEN, spanned five volumes from 2017 to 2019. Following that, the ongoing AI no Idenshi Blue Age, the second sequel manga, commenced in July 2020.