The returning staff and cast members have been announced for Psycho-Pass Sinners of the System Case.1 Tsumi to Bachi (Crime and Punishment) and Psycho-Pass Sinners of the System Case.2 First Guardian, the first two anime films in the three-film Psycho-Pass SS or Psycho-Pass Sinners of the System project.
Naoyoshi Shiotani returns as director from the Psycho-Pass television anime seasons, and is also listed on the official website for the story concept. Ryō Yoshigami wrote the screenplay for “Case.1,” while Makoto Fukami returned from the first Psycho-Pass season and movie for the screenplay for “Case.2” (the official website also lists him for the screenplay for “Case.3”). Naoyuki Onda, Kyoji Asano, and Yasuhiro Aoki return from previous entries in the franchise as character designers, adding Hisashi Abe. Production I.G is animating the films, and TOHO is the distributor.
Kenji Nojima, Ayane Sakura, Hiroki Touchi, Kinryuu Arimoto, and Tomokazu Seki return as their characters Nobuchika Ginoza, Mika Shimotsuki, Teppei Sugo, Tomomi Masaoka, and Shinya Kogami, respectively.
Both films are screening as part of the Tokyo International Film Festival, which is taking place October 25-November 3, 2018. The films are scheduled for a wider release in Japan starting in January 2019.