Last year the anime and film adaptions of the manga Inuyashiki by Hiroya Oku (author of Gantz) were announced. Now the official Inuyashiki Twitter account has released photos of the two main characters.
Inuyashiki is the story of an Inuyashiki Ichiro, an elderly salary man and Shishigami Hiro a teenager who’s bodies are destroyed in an explosion of extraterrestrial origin. After the explosion their bodies are replaced by robot duplicates with super human abilities. Once they discover their abilities they both begin to question whether they are still human or not. In order to feel alive again, Inuyashiki decides to use his robot body to protect and heal people, while Shishigami only feels alive when murdering people.
In the film Noritake Kinashi will play Inuyashiki Ichiro and Takeru Satoh (Rurouni Kenshin) will play Shishigami Hiro. Inuyashiki is schedule to be released in Japan in 2018. The anime version will be start in October 2017.
— アニメ「いぬやしき」公式＠2017年10 (@inu_noitamina) March 16, 2017
Inuyashiki anime trailer