From director Taniguchi Gorou’s “s-CRY-ed”, a setting material book that features animation production materials will be released as a commemoration of the show’s 20th anniversary. The book will come with a new drama CD starring Hoshi Souichirou as Kazuma and Midorikawa Hikaru as Ryuhou. Pre-orders are currently available on Premium Bandai.

“s-CRY-ed” is an original anime by Sunrise, broadcast in 2001. Set in the independent dominion, Lost Ground, which appeared in Japan due to crustal upheaval, the story depicts the fierce battles of the main character Kazuma, who has the special ability Alter, and his friends.

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of “s-CRY-ed”, a setting material book has been announced. The cover illustration was newly drawn by the character designer, Hirai Hisashi.

The setting material book features precious reference images of characters, props, and artwork, along with illustrations drawn for magazines, promotional visuals, and posters.
It also comes with a drama CD recorded under the supervision of director Taniguchi Gorou and scripted by Kuroda Yousuke.

You can get a bonus postcard featuring “Kazuma” from the cover illustration by pre-ordering the book on Premium Bandai.

“‘s-CRY-ed’ Setting Material Book 【with New Drama CD】” is priced at 12,100 JPY (tax included). Pre-orders are accepted until November 7, 2021, and shipping is scheduled for January 2022.

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