Highspeed Étoile Anime Airing on April 5

    New promo revealed.

    The official website for the upcoming Highspeed Étoile anime has revealed that the series will premiere on April 5. They’ve also released a new promo that showcases the anime’s opening and ending themes.

    Highspeed Étoile is an anime that takes place in the near future. In the world of the series, the latest technology has made it so vehicles can travel at 500 km/h (about 310 mph) safely and securely. As such, someone has created a new event called the NEX Race. The race features AI control support and a “Revolburst” mechanism. In January, the series’ staff revealed the opening and ending artists. Now, they have showcased the themes in a new promo, alongside confirming the anime’s premiere date.

    Highspeed Étoile Set for Early April Premiere, New Promo Revealed

    Highspeed Étoile Screenshot

    The official promo for the upcoming Highspeed Étoile anime fully showcased the series’ opening and ending themes. Nana Mizuki, the voice of Alice Summerwood in the series, will perform the opening, “ADRENALIZED.” The band SCANDAL will perform the ending theme song, “Fanfare.” The promo also confirms that the anime will premiere on April 5. Check out the new promo below:

    The cast and staff of the series include the following:


    • Fūka Izumi as Rin Rindo
    • Yōko Hikasa as Kanata Asakawa
    • Shiori Izawa as Towa Komachi
    • Yui Horie as Sofia B. (Bryant) Tokitou
    • Ayaka Suwa as Youran Liu
    • Nana Mizuki as Alice Summerwood
    • Kenichirō Matsuda as Richard Parker
    • Kōsuke Toriumi as Lorenzo M. Salvatore
    • Yurie Funato as Prima Stella’s Hikari Hinata
    • Shū Uchida as Prima Stella’s Akari Kuzuryū
    • Tōru Furuya as Narrator
    • Yukari Tamura as the interactive AI program ami
    • Marina Inoue as Chitose Kagura
    • Tsuyoshi Koyama as Genjirō Hinata


    • Director: Keitaro Motonaga
    • Studio: Studio A-Cat
    • Composer: FirstCallMusic
    • Series’ Script Overseer: Takamitsu Kōno
    • Sound Director: Yasunori Ebina

    Further, Crunchyroll has a full description of the upcoming series on their website:

    HIGHSPEED Étoile is set in the near future where the world has ostensibly become more environmentally conscious, safe, and secure through the use of technology. Within this setting, Rin Rindoh challenges the “NEX Race,” the next generation of motorsport racing where racers, with the help of onboard AI, can achieve speeds of up to 500 kilometers per hour and can snatch victory from behind through the use of “Revolve Burst”. After giving up her dream of becoming a ballerina and moving in with her grandmother, Rin is thrust into this new high-speed world.

    Lastly, Highspeed Étoile will air on April 5, 2024. The series’ Western distributor is currently unknown.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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