Tuesday, July 19, 2016

"KochiKame" Gets New TV Anime Project + Main Cast, Staff, and Visual Unveiled

This 2016 No.29 issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine revealed that Osamu Akimoto's
KochiKame police comedy manga is getting a new television anime adaptation to celebrate the manga's 40th anniversary.


Fuji TV and ADK revealed the main cast, staff, and visual (image above) for the new 40th anniversary television anime adaptation on June 20, 2016.
The anime's staff has not yet revealed if the new work will be a series or a special. The new project will air this year.

The cast of LaSalle Ishii, Yumi Morio, Mitsuru Miyamoto, and Haruki Sayama will reprise their roles from the 1996-2004 television anime as Kankichi Ryōtsu, Reiko Akimoto, Kei'ichi Nakagawa, and chief Daijiro Ohara, respectively.

Akira Shigeno will once again direct the anime at Studio Gallop. Takashi Yamada will pen the script. Makoto Seino from Fuji TV is credited for planning. Tomoko Takahashi from ADK is credited as producer.

source: Mantan Web, Comic Natalie, Anime News Network

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