Code Geass Director Joins Active Raid

Goro Taniguchi (Planetes, Code Geass, Maria the Virgin Witch) has landed the job of chief director on the new TV anime Active Raid: Mobile Assault Division, Unit 8.

The news was announced in the November issue of Kadokawa’s Newtype magazine. The anime, which follows a crime control unit that dons powerful exoskeletons known as ‘Willware’, will screen on Japanese television from January 2016.

Goro Taniguchi Active Raid Mobile Assault Division Unit 8

He joins director Noriaki Akitaya (Persona 3 The Movie #1), scriptwriter Naruhisa Arakawa (Spice and Wolf), original character designer Shun Saeki (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma), animation designer Asako Nishida (Love Live!) and composer Kotaro Nakagawa (Planetes).

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