Following the first episodes of the Fairy Tail Zero anime, the first promotional video has been released. Fairy Tail Zero is a prequel to the mainline Fairy Tail series, taking place during the time of the titular guild’s founding with Mavis Vermillion. The manga itself was published in the Fairy Tail Monthly Magazine and ended in the magazine’s 13th and final issue.
The Fairy Tail Zero anime is currently airing in the Fairy Tail anime timeslot, on Saturdays at 10:30am JST on TV Tokyo.
The cast for Fairy Tail Zero include:
- Kana Hanazawa (Anri Sonohara from Durarara!!) as Zera
- Mamiko Noto (Alex Benedetto from Gangsta.) as Mavis Vermillion
- Katsuyuki Konishi (Tatsumi Oga from Beelzebub) as Yury Dreyar
- Hiroshi Shirokuma (Han-chan from Rolling Girls) as Warrod Sequen
- Yoshihisa Kawahara (Bifou from Genei Toushi Bastof Lemon) as Precht Gaebolg
- Akira Ishida (Athrun Zala from Mobile Suit Gundam Seed) as Zeref
Fairy Tail Zero visual:
Fairy Tail Zero (romanized as FAIRY TAIL ZERØ in Japan) is a Japanese manga series by Hiro Mashima and a spin-off of his manga series Fairy Tail. An animated version of the spin-off will air as soon as the anime finished airing the Tartaros arc.
Fairy Tail is a fantasy, action manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima, being his second major publication after RAVE. The series has been published in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine since 2006, where a total of 48 volumes have been produced to date. Over the last few years, the series has grown in popularity, being the fourth highest selling manga in 2011. An anime adaptation of Fairy Tail started airing in 2009 and ended on March 30 2013, produced by A-1 Pictures (Aldnoah.Zero, AnoHana). A continuation of the anime, Fairy Tail (2014) launched in April last year with largely the same production staff and cast. 6 OVAs have been released thus far and a feature film, Fairy Tail: Houou no Miko, that was released in August 2012. The series also has its own monthly magazine, among other spin-offs.
Fairy Tail Zero synopsis from MAL:
Details the meeting of the founders of Fairy Tail and exactly what happened between them to lead them to found the guild.
Visit the anime’s website here: http://www.fairytail-tv.com/contents/special/zero/
And follow the series on Twitter: @fairytail_PR