On the official website of the upcoming anime implementation of “Combatants Will be Dispatched!” (jap.: “Sentouin, Hakenshimasu!”) it was announced today that the series will launch on Japanese television in April 2021. You can find the first trailer below.
New Co-production of Funimation
“Combatants Will be Dispatched!” is directed by Hiroaki Akagi (“Not Again, Takagi-san”) in Studio J.C.Staff. Yukie Sugawara (“Overlord”) takes over the series composition, while Takehiro Suwa (“Assault Lily: Bouquet”) contributes the character design. Masato Kouda (“KonoSuba”) composes the music.
The film stars Yuusuke Shirai (Yamato Nikaidou in “IDOLiSH7“) as Sentouin Roku-gou (Combatant No. 6) and Miyu Tomita (Rizu Ogata in “We Never Learn”) as Kisaragi=Alice. The anime is a co-production of Funimation.
The original Light Novel was written by “KonoSuba” author Natsume Akatsuki and has been published by Kadokawa Shoten since 2017 with illustrations of Kakao Lanthanum. An English-language release is made at Yen Press.
Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Visual
Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Trailer
It’s hard to be on the front line for a nasty organization, and no one knows that better than No. 6, a fighter for the Kisaragi Secret Society. For a reconnaissance mission, he and an android partner are sent to a distant, alien world. But how to plan an interstellar invasion – in a fantasy world?!