The official website for ufotable’s upcoming anime adaptation of Bandai Namco’s God Eater series has announced that the premiere of the series’ first episode has been delayed by one full week. Instead of the first episode on July 5th, a special broadcast will be shown instead.

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The first episode of the God Eater anime will be delayed by one week, from its scheduled broadcast on July 5th on Tokyo MX at 10:30pm JST to July 13th at the same time and place. On July 5th a special broadcast will be aired titled God Eater Extra. The reason for the delay is that the production staff felt that the episode was not up to the quality that they would deliver. A similar incident occurred when the pre-screening of the first episode was cancelled, citing issues with production schedules as the reason.

A 30-second and 15-second television commercial were revealed late last month. The commercials preview the opening theme song “Feed A” by OLDCODEX.

They were also both featured in the July issue of the Japanese anime magazine Animage earlier this month. You can purchase the Animage magazine here.

Last May the official website of ufotable’s upcoming anime adaptation of Bandai Namco’s God Eater series was updated to reveal that the anime will be airing from July 5th this Summer. Additionally, a brand new visual, the first members of the anime’s cast, staff and the first promotional video has also been revealed.

The God Eater anime will debut on July 5th on Tokyo MX at 10:30pm JST. The anime will then air on BS11, Sun TV and other channels in the following days.

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The first main members of the anime’s cast has also been revealed. The majority of the cast from the games will return to voice their characters in the anime, with one new original character.

  • Ryuuichi Kijima (Argyllo in Beast Saga) will lead as original character Renka Utsugigod eater anime character design renka utsugi
  • Maaya Sakamoto (Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell) as Alisa Ilinichina Amiellagod eater anime character design alisa ilinichina amiella
  • Hiroaki Hirata (Sanji from One Piece) returns to voice Rindou Amamiyagod eater anime character design Rindou Amamiya
  • Kazuya Nakai (Roronoa Zoro from One Piece) will voice Soma Schicksalgod eater anime character design soma schicksal
  • Daisuke Sakaguchi (Shinpachi Shimura in Gintama) is back as Kota Fujikigod eater anime character design kota fujiki
  • Sayaka Ohara (Erza Scarlet from Fairy Tail) will be voicing Sakuya Tachibanagod eater anime character design sakuya tachibana

Additional members of the main staff of the God Eater anime has also been revealed and includes:

It was also revealed that the duo OLDCODEX (Free! OP, Kuroko’s Basketball ED2) will be performing the Opening theme song for God Eater.

The first full promotional video for the anime was also released and previews some of the series’ animation from ufotable.

Here is the anime’s announcement video that was released earlier in the year:

God Eater is an Action Role Playing, Hack n Slash game developed by Shift and published by Bandai Namco Games. The games are set in a dystopian future Japan, where large monsters called Aragami have destroyed most of mankind. In the games you play as a God Eater, a small group of soldiers whose sole purpose is to defeat the Aragami using weapons made from the Aragami’s cells. A total of 3 games have been released since its start in 2010. The first game in the series released in Japan in February 2010 for the PlayStation Portable with an updated release titled Gods Eater Burst later in the year, where it also released internationally. A direct sequel to the game was published last year in Japan on the PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita. The game has been announced to be localised, but no date has been given yet. An anime adaptation by ufotable was announced earlier this year, the released date of the anime is still unknown.

God Eater synopsis from Haruhichan:

Anime adaptation of Bandai Namco’s PSP action game series “God Eater.”

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The God Eater anime will be airing from July 13th on Tokyo MX at 10:30pm JST this Summer 2015 anime season. Further information about the series will be revealed soon.

You can visit the anime’s website: http://anime.godeater.jp/
And follow them on Twitter: @god_eater_anime

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