Date of the anime’s release. The upcoming animated racing film Hi-YouTube DRIVERS’ account has published an animated music video for the show’s theme song, “Hi-DRIVERS!” The video has an anime idol vibe, with the anime characters performing the song while showing off some dance moves.
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“Hello, drivers!” Naoya Ando’s list of music video credits includes Assistant Director of Kinomo Friends Season 2 and Love Live! Sunshine!! Tomoyuki Fujii (Love Live! Sunshine!! Season 2 co-lead animator) as character animation director, and Tomohiro Kawahara (Symphogear XV co-mechanical designer) as mechanical and effects animation director.
Andou and Fujii were originally revealed as the show’s director and character designer, with Illustrator Pako serving as the original character designer and Sunrise as the animation studio.
Studio Jack’s Minoru Akiba as art director, Kawahara as a mechanical designer and director of mechanical animation and effects, Kanta Suzuki (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch of Mercury co-lead mechanical animation) as a mechanical designer, Mari Jumio (Dream Festival!) from ASAHI PRODUCTION as photography designer, Rie Kato (Love Live! Superstar!!
Hi-Drivers is located in God Tenbar, a city at the base of Mount Fuji with numerous distinct neighborhoods, each with its own culture and appearance. The Saturday Night Million is a monthly racing competition that features teams from these regions. People and money pour into the winning team’s zone, whereas repeated failures result in “losing everything.” The show’s primary characters are members of the Night Break, a rookie racing team assembled by a suddenly famed driver.
Since a new teaser video, main photo, main cast, and main staff for Hi-DRIVERS have been unveiled, the street racing action is now in full flow. The planned original TV animation is part of a Bandai Namco Arts mixed media project. The series’ principal cast includes:
- Director: Naoya Andou
- Original character designs: pako
- Character design: Tomoyuki Fujii
- Music production: Lantis, Sunrise Music
- Animation production: Sunrise
- Production: Sunrise, Bandai Namco Arts
The series also includes distinct musical tracks for each racing team, including compositions by:
- Mitsunori Ikeda for Night Break.
- JUVENILE for Nanairo Monster.
- TeddyLoid for Sin Destiny.
- motsu for Djungarian.
The following actors comprise the Hi-DRIVERS racing teams:
- Yuuri Ise as Akatsuki Kamishiro.
- Junichi Suwabe as Tobari Shiranui.
- Makoto Furukawa as Yuhi Kurebayashi.
- Yuuki Sakakihara as Shu Mikoshiba.
- Ivan Shibata as Raiu Shakado.
- Jun Fukuyama as Cloud Hibiki.
- Kōsuke Toriumi as Kasumi Todo.
- Hayato Dojima as Kyo Toritani.
- Masaya Fukunishi as Kei Ryugasaki.
- Ayumu Murase as Rin Saotome.
- Subaru Kimura as Manto Kamenashi.
- Takuya Eguchi as Jin Oji.
- Hiroyuki Yoshino as Makoto Itagaki.
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Chu Higuchi.