Zaregoto OVA 1st Trailer Streamed, Cast Previewed

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

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Zaregoto | Promo Image

The official website for the Zaregoto OVA anime adaptation streamed the first trailer for the series recently. You can check out the trailer below.


The trailer previewed the cast for the OVAs. The cast for the series is as follows:

  • Yuuki Kaji as Boku
  • Aoi Yuuki as Tomo
  • Yu Shimamura as Akane
  • Ayako Kawasumi as Kanami
  • Kenji Hamada as Sakaki
  • Aya Endo as Maki
  • Haruna Ikezawa as Yayoi
  • Mariya Ise as Iria
  • Houko Kuwashima as Rei
  • Natsuko Kuwatani as Akari
  • Ryoko Shintani as Hikari
  • Yuko Goto as Teruko
  • Yuko Kaida as Aikawa

You can check out the character designs for each character below.

Zaregoto | Boku Zaregoto | Tomo Zaregoto | Akane

Zaregoto | Kanami Zaregoto | Sakaki Zaregoto | Maki

Zaregoto | Yayoi Zaregoto | Iria Zaregoto | Rei

Zaregoto | Akari Zaregoto | Hikari Zaregoto | Teruko

Zaregoto | Aikawa

Akiyuki Shinbo (known for working on Bakemonogatari and Puella Magi Madoka Magica) is serving as chief director for the anime adaptation. Fuyashi Tou (known for working on Bakemonogatari and Nisekoi) will work on the series composition. Yuki Yase (Nisemonogatari episode director) will serve as director alongside Shinbo. Akio Watanabe (character designer for Bakemonogatari and Kizumonogatari) will adapt Take’s character designs for the anime. Watanabe will serve as animation director along with Hirofumi Suzuki (known for working on The Last -Naruto the Movie-). Yuki Kaijura (known for composing for Sword Art Online and Puella Magi Madoka Magica) will compose the music for the OVA. Shaft is producing the anime adaptation.

Kalafina will perform the ending theme titled “Marchen.” Sangatsu no Phantasia will perform the opening theme titled “Cobalt World.”

Zaregoto | Trailer Screenshot

The Zaregoto OVA Project is adapting the first volume in Nisio Isin’s (novel author)and Take’s (original character designer) novel series, Aoiro Savan to Zaregoto Tsukai (Decapitation Cycle: The Blue Savant and the Prankster).

It will have a total of 8 Blu-ray/DVD volumes with the 1st volume set to release on October 26.

SOURCES: 1, 2

About Patrick Aguda

Patrick is a Mechanical Engineering student and an avid fan of both video games and anime. He has been a fan of anime since his older sister introduced him to the genre when he was in Pre-K. He grew up watching shows like Cardcaptor Sakura, Digimon Adventure, Gundam Wing, Dragon Ball Z, Tenchi Muyo and Rurouni Kenshin. His favorite anime of all time is Code Geass. His favorite games include Persona 3 Portable, Steambot Chronicles and the .hack//G.U. trilogy. He is very fond of Sinon (Asada Shino).




  • catazxy

    I got a bit bored with the monogatari series, after the fist few seasons, hopefully this will keep me interested…