Now Available on Crunchyroll, RWBY: Ice Queendom Episodes 1-3: The Special Cut


Fans of RWBY didn’t have to wait for long for the newest anime series RWBY: Ice Queendom. Crunchyroll released a Special Cut of the first three episodes for a limited time. The new series is set to premiere on July 3rd.

Also, the official website for RWBY: Ice Queendom revealed new details for the upcoming anime, including a brand new trailer, details on the new original character Shion Zaiden (voiced by Hiroki Nanami), and artist contributions to the end cards.

RWBY: Ice Queendom- Shion Zaiden
Image Credit: Crunchyroll

Shion Zaiden- Hiroki Nanami

The series will be directed by Toshimasa Suzuki (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne) at studio SHAFT with Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica writer) conceptualizing the series, Tow Ubukata (Heroic Age) writing the series compositions and scripts, and STEINS;GATE character designer huke adapting the 3D designs for 2D. The series is produced by Bandai Namco Arts alongside Good Smile Company and Rooster Teeth. The original both English dubbed and Japanese Seiyuu cast from the RWBY series will be reprising their roles.

RWBY: Ice Queendom Visual
Image Credit: Rooster Teeth

In the world of Remnant, a place where science and fairy tales coexist, human civilization is plagued by deadly monsters known as the Grimm. For a time, victory by the Grimm seemed all but certain, if not for the heroism of those sworn to protect humanity — Huntsmen and Huntresses.

These warriors are trained and assembled into teams at schools like Beacon Academy, where Ruby meets Weiss and Blake — forming Team RWBY along with Ruby’s sister, Yang.

While team RWBY studies to become the greatest Huntresses the world of Remnant has ever known, they are faced with a horrifying threat…

Latest Promotional Video including Shion Zaiden

Source: Crunchyroll, RWBY Anime Official Website

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