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    Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Reveals Promo Video, Cast, and Premiere Date

    The second day of this year’s Kadokawa Light Novel Expo revealed the promo video, cast, and the theme song artists for the anime adaptation of Natsume Akatsuki‘s Combatants Will Be Dispatched! light novel series.

    The expo also revealed premiere date for the series, which is April 4th.

    Combatants Will Be Dispatched! will air on AT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, Sun TV, and BS-NTV. Funimation will also stream the series as it airs.

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    The cast for Combatants Will Be Dispatched! include: Yusuke Shirai as Combat Agent 6, Miyu Tomita as Alice Kisaragi, Sayaka Kikuchi as Snow, Natsumi Murakami as Rose and Minami Takahashi as Grim.

    Hiroaki Akagi, who directed anime such as Teasing Master Takagi-san and Sakomoto Desu-ga, is directing Combatants Will Be Dispatched! at J.C. Staff. Yukie Sugawara is supervising the series scripts. Sōta Suwa is designing the characters for Combatants Will Be Dispatched!, and Masato Kōda is composing the music at Nippon Columbia.

    Miku Itō is performing the opening theme song “No.6,” and voice actresses Miyu TomitaSayaka KikuchiNatsumi Murakami, and Minami Takahashi are performing the ending the song “Home Sweet Home” as their respective characters.

    Key Visual for Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Courtesy of Combatants Will Be Dispatched! website.

    As for the light novels, Yen Press is releasing them and their manga adaptation in English, and it describes the story as such:

    From the author of KONOSUBA comes a new light novel series! It’s tough being on the front lines for an evil organization, and nobody knows this better than No. 6, a Combatant for the Kisaragi Secret Society. Dispatched to a distant alien world on a reconnaissance mission, he’s got a new android partner, but how are you supposed to plan an interstellar invasion–of a fantasy world?!

    Not sure who these two are but they were in the pv and I like them. Courtesy of Kadokawa Anime

    Kadokawa is also publishing the novels featuring Kakao Lanthanum‘s art in Japan. 

    Have you guys heard of this series before now? Are you excited for it? Is this going to be one of many titles on your “To Watch” list? Let me know in the comments!

    Sources: Combatants Will Be Dispatched! anime’s website, Anime News Network Encyclopedia

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