Scarlet Nexus Gets June Release Date, and a Tie-In Anime Series

Alongside revealing that Scarlet Nexus will be released on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC on June 25, 2021, Bandai Namco has announced that there is currently a Scarlet Nexus anime in development as well.

Bandai Namco shared a trailer focused on Kasane Randall with this news, which gives another glimpse at one of the two playable characters in Scarlet Nexus. As previously revealed, Kasane and the other protagonist, Yuito Sumeragi, will each have their own campaign that will let players experience the story from two different points of view.

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Kasane is a “mysterious scout whose power and skill has gained notoriety among the OSF,” while Yuito is “an energetic recruit from a prestigious political family.”

The Scarlet Nexus anime is set to release worldwide this summer, and will feature both Yuito and Kasane. The series is being produced by Sunrise Inc. and will be broadcast in the US on Funimation.

“Link your minds, unlock the future. In 2020 of the solar calendar, grotesque organisms called Others have begun eating people,” The official description reads. “To take down this new enemy, the Other Suppression Force is formed. Saved by this elite team as a child, psychokinetic Yuito enlists, bravely withstanding the training. On the other hand, prodigy Kasane was scouted for her abilities. But Kasane‚Äôs dreams tell her strange things, dragging the two into an unavoidable fate.”

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For more on Scarlet Nexus, check out our first-look preview and and how the game looks to use RPG elements alongside action.

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