RWBY will officially make its anime debut next month as part of the increasingly packed summer 2022 anime schedule, and it has revealed the first episode titles for RWBY: Ice Queendom as he prepares for his big premiere. RWBY fans may be patiently awaiting the next major volume in the main series, but Rooster Teeth surprised everyone by announcing a new partnership with Bandai Namco Arts, Studio SHAFT, and more for a full-length anime adaptation of the long-running franchise. Not only that, but this series will surprisingly air next month, so the wait won’t be too long.
RWBY: Ice Queendom is gearing up for a special premiere later this month in Japan and with Crunchyroll, and ahead of its full launch in July, and the official site has detailed some of what fans can expect from this special premiere. While there’s no word on exactly what we’ll see in the first three episodes of this new anime take on the franchise, the series’ official website has revealed the titles of the first three episodes. They break down as follows:
- Chapter 1 – “Departure” red, white, black, yellow
- Chapter 2 – Here’s the Beacon “review”
- Chapter 3 – A nightmare comes “Nightmare”
Originally created by Monty Oum, RWBY: Ice Queendom will feature Studio Shaft’s Gen Urobuchi on concept animation (with the studio itself animating the project) and Tow Ubukata as screenwriter. Releasing with Japanese and English dubbed sound, the main returning cast for the Japanese release includes returning Saori Hayami as Ruby Rose, Yoko Hikasa as Weiss Schnee, Yu Shimamura as Blake Belladonna and Ami Koshimizu as Yang Xiao Long. RWBYThe original English cast of will also provide dubbed audio with Lindsay Jones as Ruby Rose, Kara Eberle as Weiss Schnee, Arryn Zech as Blake Belladonna and Barbara Dunkelman as Yang Xiao Long, all confirmed so far.
Rooster Teeth and Bandai Namco Arts officially describe RWBY: Ice Queendom as such, “In the world of Remnant, a place where science and fairy tales co-exist, human civilization is plagued by deadly monsters known as the Grimms. For a time, the Grimms’ victory seemed almost certain, if not for the heroism of those sworn to protect humanity – the Hunters and Huntresses.These warriors are trained and assembled into teams at schools like Beacon Academy, where Ruby meets Weiss and Blake – forming Team RWBY with Ruby’s sister, Yang. As Team RWBY studies to become the greatest huntresses the world of Remnant has ever known, they face a terrifying threat…”
But what do you think of these first episode titles? What are you hoping to see from RWBY’s new anime debut? Are you eager to check RWBY: Ice Queendom when it will be launched this summer? Let us know all your thoughts on this in the comments! You can even contact me directly about all things anime and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!