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World Trigger

World Trigger 1


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Genres: action, science fiction
Objectionable content: Mild
Running time: 23 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 48
Vintage: 2014-10-05
Opening Theme: 1. “GIRIGIRI” by Sonar Pocket
2. “Ashita no Hikari” (Light of Tomorrow) by AAA
Ending Theme: 1. “Ashita no Hikari” (Light of Tomorrow) by AAA
2. “Dream Trigger” by Pile

Plot Summary: One day a gate to another world opened in Mikado City. This entities of the other world, called Neighbors, sent out an invasion force that overran the area surrounding the gate. Given the technological superiority of the Neighbors, the destruction of the city seemed only a matter of time. But then suddenly Border appeared in the town, an organization that researches the technology of the Neighbors to protect this side of the gate. In a short time they built a huge base and became established as the line of defense against the Neighbors. One day a student named Yuma transfers to the same middle-school class as Osamu, a teenager who belongs to Border. He has a weapon called Trigger that is only allowed to be possessed by people in Border, and claims to have come from beyond the gate. (from ANN)

World Trigger 2 / World Trigger: Tobosha Hen

world trigger 2

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ANN Page

Genres: science fiction
Running time: 23 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 25
Vintage: 2015-10-11
Opening Theme: “Dream Trigger” by Pile

Plot Summary: Each with their own reasons, Osamu, Yuma and Chika continue striving towards their goal of being chosen for the away-missions. However, in order to be selected, their squad must first reach A-rank by participating in a series of team-based rank-wars. (from ANN)


[size=16]Shonen Jump’s World Trigger Manga Gets TV Anime[/size]
posted on 2014-05-27 03:01 EDT
Daisuke Ashihara’s sci-fi action manga about those who defend Earth from interdimensional creatures

[size=16]Yuuki Kaji, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Rie Kugimiya Star in World Trigger Anime[/size]
posted on 2014-08-03 13:30 EDT
Jun Fukuyama, Hideyuki Tanaka, Nao Tamura, Tomo Muranaka also cast in October anime

[size=16]Yuichi Nakamura Joins World Trigger TV Anime’s Cast[/size]
posted on 2014-08-06 04:30 EDT
Character names for Tomo Muranaka, Hideyuki Tanaka, Nao Tamura, Yuuki Kaji roles also unveiled

[size=16]World Trigger Manga Gets Commemorative Video for Upcoming Anime[/size]
posted on 2014-08-11 13:45 EDT
Jun Fukuyama, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Rie Kugimiya’s roles unveiled


[size=16]Tomoaki Maeno, Masakazu Morita, Kana Hanazawa Join World Trigger Cast[/size]
posted on 2014-08-20 04:20 EDT
Keiji Fujiwara, Takeshi Kusao also star in October TV anime of Shonen Jump manga

[size=16]Outlaw Star’s Mitsuru Hongo Directs World Trigger Anime[/size]
posted on 2014-08-29 07:08 EDT
Toei anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s manga premieres on October 5

[size=16]Sonar Pocket to Perform World Trigger Anime’s Theme Song[/size]
posted on 2014-09-09 22:40 EDT
Digimon Fusion/Danchi Tomoo group performs theme song for anime premiering on October 5


[size=16]World Trigger Anime’s Promo Previews Characters[/size]
posted on 2014-09-26 06:46 EDT
Series starring Yūichi Nakamura, Yuuki Kaji, Rie Kugimiya premieres on October 5

[size=16]World Trigger Episode 1 Preview Features Yūma[/size]
posted on 2014-10-03 22:15 EDT
Series to premiere October 5


[size=16]Hikaru Midorikawa, Kaito Ishikawa Join World Trigger Anime’s Cast[/size]
posted on 2014-11-01 07:32 EDT
Midorikawa plays Sōya Kazama, Ishikawa plays Kōhei Izumi in adaptation of Shonen Jump manga


[size=20]World Trigger Anime Listed With 50 Episodes[/size]
posted on 2014-12-14 23:57 EST

Toei Animation Europe’s website lists the World Trigger anime as 50 episodes long. Retailer Amazon lists the first Blu-ray/DVD volumes of the anime with three episodes and a drama CD on March 13, 2015.


Schedule Updates

Finally, as you guys may know, there are a bunch of schedule changes coming up due to broadcast shifts in Japan’s schedule. If a show is off one week, it will resume the next.

World Trigger - off 1/4

Updates will be made to the list if there are any changes or additions.


###Nozomu Sasaki, Nobunaga Shimazaki, AAA Join World Trigger Anime
posted on 2015-03-05 03:50 EST
Toshio Furukawa, Yurie Kobori, more voice Aftokrator characters; AAA makes new opening song


[size=20]Wrestler Kazuchika Owada Voices Character Based on Him in World Trigger[/size]
posted on 2015-03-26 08:01 EDT
Pro wrestler to face off against Yuma in extra segment of episode premiering April 5

This year’s 18th issue of Shueisha 's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that professional wrestler Kazuchika Owada will voice a character in the World Trigger TV anime. The wrestler will play a C-Class Border member that is designed after himself.

The character will premiere in the 24th episode on April 5. The magazine also hints that Yuma and Owada’s character will butt heads during the extra segment of the episode.

Daisuke Ashihara’s original World Trigger manga debuted in 2013’s 11th issue of Japan’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. Viz Media added the series to its digital anthology version of Weekly Shonen Jump, and it will publish the fifth print volume on April 7.

Viz Media describes the manga’s story:

The World Trigger television anime from Toei Animation premiered on October 5 at 6:30 a.m. on the TV Asahi station and its affiliates. The manga is also inspiring the fighting game World Trigger: Borderless Mission for the PlayStation Vita this year.


“World Trigger” 2nd Theme Song MV Performed by AAA

47th single “Ashita no Hikari” will be released on May 27

May 21, 2015 12:55am PDT

Avex has posted a full music video for seven-member Japanese performance group AAA’s 47th single “Ashita no Hikari” (The Light of Tomorrow) featuring the footage from their recent Asian tour in Singapore (April 4), Hong Kong (April 6), Jakarta (April 8), and Taiwan (April 11). The song has been featured as the second theme song for the World Trigger TV anime since its 24th episode.

The CD single will be available in two editions on May 27, as one of the seven singles they are releasing monthly since this January.

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July 03, 2015 4:30pm CDT


[size=16]World Trigger TV Anime Gets New Series in October[/size]
posted on 2015-07-22 03:45 EDT

August 06, 2015 5:10pm CDT
Houko Kuwashima, Umeka Shōji and Chihiro Ikki voice female team




This was a fun, sounding dub.


[size=16]Pile Performs Theme Song for New World Trigger Series[/size]
posted on 2015-09-04 11:15 EDT
New series’ October 4 premiere, new Trion Warrior models also revealed


[size=16]World Trigger Anime’s Sunday Airing Replaced After Real-Life Floods [/size]
posted on 2015-09-12 10:30 EDT
Episode 46 would have shown battle in heavy rain, before being pre-empted by rerun

September 14, 2015 11:56pm CDT
Episode reminiscent of recent flooding


[size=16]World Trigger Anime’s New Arc Adds Takahiro Sakurai, More to Cast[/size]
posted on 2015-09-21 06:15 EDT
"Fugitive Arc" featuring anime-original story premieres on October 11