Zettai Karen Children Hyobu Anime Gets Manga

Artist Rokurou Ogaki had revealed that he will be be releasing a manga adaptation of the current Zettai Karen Children anime series, The Unlimited – Hyobu Kyosuke, in the May issue of Shonen Sunday Super magazine on 25 March.

The anime series itself is a spin-off of Takashi Shiina’s Zettai Karen Children manga  and its anime adaptation, which is also known as Psychic Squad. The story of the latest anime series follows Hyobu, a psychic outlaw (voiced by Koji Yusa), who was betrayed many years ago by humans. As the leader of P.A.N.D.R.A, Hyobu wants people with ESP powers like himself to wipe out the “Normals”.

New Zettai Karen Children Anime Set for 2013 Release

Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine has revealed that the new Zettia Karen Children anime, Courtesy of Zettai Karen Children: The Unlimited – Hyobu Kyosuke. This spin-off, based on the previous anime series and Takashi Shiina’s original Zettai Karen Children manga, will centre around Kyosuke Hyobu; the leader of P.A.N.D.R.A, Hyobu wants people with ESP powers like himself to wipe out the “Normals”. Koji Yusa is reprising his role of Hyōbu, and Junichi Suwabe will voice Andy Hinomiya. The series will premiere in Japan in 2013.

The new anime will be directed by Shishō Igarashi (Deadman Wonderland, Armored Trooper Votoms Case;Irvine) at Manglobe anime studios, and Shinichi Inotsume (first Zettai Karen Children, Hayate the Combat Butler) will provide the series’ scripts. In the animation department,  Jun Takagi (Romeo × Juliet, Submarine 707R) will be the character designer and chief animation director, and Kenji Teraoka (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) is the mechanical designer. The soundtrack for the series will be provided by Kotaro Nakagawa (first Zettai Karen Children, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Hayate the Combat Butler).

The original anime series was released by Sentai Filmworks in North America as Psychic Squad.