According to GIGAZINE, a 90-second OP-style anime of manga "Tonari no 801-chan
" was announced to be produced by Yamamoto Yutaka
and A-1 Pictures
. The short anime titled "Tonari no 801-chan R" will be bundled with the volume 4 of the manga to be released on September 10th.
The news of Tonari no 801-chan anime was retracted two weeks after the announcement last summer. It was supposed to be produced by Kyoto Animation, which Director Yamamoto previously belonged to. The singer of the theme song of the short animation will be chosen by a public audition to be held on Niconico Anime Channel
Yamamoto Yutaka posted a new entry in his blog on June 19th.
Title: I'll avenge
I have no choice other than accepting this job as my secret occupation.
... but I don't wanna cause an unnecessary trouble. So I'll be modest in this work.
Please pardon us for making only 90 seconds long anime.
Source: Yamamoto's blog
reported that Yamamoto Yutaka will produce a full series of 801-chan, but it contradicts the news stories from other sources.