Collar × Malice, a popular otome visual novel game, is getting an anime film adaptation, and fans are thrilled about it. The game was developed by Idea Factory and released in Japan in August 2016. Later, it was also released in North America and Europe by Aksys Games in July 2017. The game was well-received by fans and critics alike, and its popularity led to the development of a sequel and spin-off game.
Now, Collar × Malice is getting a movie adaptation titled Collar X Malice Deep Cover, and fans can’t wait to see their favorite characters come to life on the big screen. The film adaptation was announced in January 2023, and since then, fans have been eagerly waiting for more news about the project. Contemplating so in the article, we have curated every single you might want to know about Collar X Malice characters, plot, filming, trailer, and release date. So without waiting any further, grab your popcorn now and have a great read, otakus.
Who are the New and Returning Collar x Malice characters in the Anime Movie Adaptation?
The anime film adaptation of Collar × Malice will feature all the main Collar X Malice characters from the game. Ichika Hoshino will be voiced by Kaede Hondo, Namikawa Daisuke will voice Sasazuka Takeru, Kimura Ryouhei will voice Shiraishi Kageyuki, Kaji Yuuki will voice Okazaki Kei, Morita Masakazu will voice Yanagi Aiji, Mineo Enomoto will be voiced by Saitou Souma, and Sowa Mitsuru will be voiced by Konishi Katsuyuki.
What Will Collar X Malice Deep Cover Be About?
Collar × Malice Deep Cover takes place in a fictional version of Tokyo where a terrorist organization known as Adonis is causing chaos by leaving “X-Day” countdown messages throughout Shinjuku. The protagonist, Ichika Hoshino, is a young police officer who finds herself at the center of the investigation when a mysterious collar is attached to her neck.
The collar is a deadly weapon that can kill Ichika at any moment, and the only way to remove it is to solve the case of the X-Day countdown. Ichika must work with a team of five detectives(the other Collar X Malice characters) from the Special Investigation Unit to solve the case and remove the collar before it’s too late. But will she be able to protect herself and the soul of Shinjuku from the clutches of oblivion?
Who Is Producing Collar X Malice Deep Cover Anime Movie?
Avex Pictures and Studio Mausu are producing the Collar × Malice anime film adaptation, and the film is being directed by Hiroshi Watanabe, who has previously directed anime series such as Xuan Yuan Sword Luminary. Sayaka Harada serves as the script composer of the anime movie, and Yukiko Ban, who previously worked for Yowami Pedal: Limit Break, has designed the characters of Collar X Malice Deep Cover.
Masakazu Miyake is the art director of Deep Cover, and Imari is serving the film as a color designer. Masaru Yokoyama is the music composer of Collar X Malice Deep Cover who previously served in the same role for Tsurune: The Linking Shot under Studio Deen, the animation production company for Collar X Malice Deep Cover.
What Happened in the Collar x Malice Deep Cover Trailer?
The trailer for the Collar × Malice anime film adaptation was released in March 2023, and it has already gotten fans excited. The trailer shows the animation style and features all the main Collar x Malice characters. It also shows the action and suspense that fans can expect from the film.
Is the Collar X Malice Deep Cover Release Date Revealed?
The Collar × Malice anime film adaptation is set to release in two parts in theatres on 26th May 2023 and 23rd June 2023. There is no news yet about the release date for other regions, but fans can expect it to be released internationally soon after the Japanese release.
The Collar × Malice anime film adaptation is a highly anticipated project for game fans. The trailer has already given fans a glimpse of what to expect, and with an all-star voice cast and an exciting plot, it’s sure to be a hit. Fans can mark their calendars for 26th May 2023 and 23rd June 2023 and get ready for an action-packed ride with their favorite Collar X Malice characters from the game.
Overall, the Collar Malice anime film adaptation has a talented production team and voice cast, and fans can’t wait to see their favorite characters come to life on the big screen now. Do you otakus agree? Let us know in the comments below.