The TV anime adaptation of HiRock and Shinya Komi’s (古味慎也) sci-fi manga “Ex-Arm” (EX-ARMエクスアーム) reveals a new key visual and is confirmed to premiere in July 2020.
▍About the Series
Ex-Arm is a science fiction manga series written by HiRock and illustrated by Shinya Komi. It began serialization in Shueisha’s seinen manga magazine Grand Jump in February 2015, and it moved online to Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ website in December 2017 and finished in June 2019. It has been collected into fourteen tankōbon volumes. A sequel manga titled Ex-Arm EXA began in Grand Jump Mucha in August 2019.
The series centers on Akira Natsume, a boy who has a phobia of electrical devices while also being very good at diagnosing them. He resolves to change himself for the better and get a girlfriend as his older brother did. But then, Akira suddenly dies in an accident.
16 years later a special policewoman and her android partner retrieve and activate a highly advanced AI and superweapon called EX-ARM and put it into full control of their ship as a last resort. Turns out the AI is actually just Akira’s brain!