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TV Anime '18if' Staff and Cast Members Announced

by tsubasalover
May 19, 3:56 AM | 9 Comments
The official website for 18if has revamped and announced cast and staff members. The director will be different for each episode, and cast members are different from initially announced. The anime will premiere in Summer 2017 on Tokyo MX and BS Fuji.

Cast
Haruto Tsukishiro: Nobunaga Shimazaki (Kabukibu!)
Katsumi Kanzaki: Takehito Koyasu (Baccano!)
Lily: Kaori Nazuka (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya)

Staff
Director: Akira Nishimori (Rumiko Takahashi Anthology), and more (each episode featuring different director)
General Supervisor: Kouji Morimoto (Short Peace Opening director)
Series Composition: Asuhiro Tomioka (Yu☆Gi☆Oh! 5D's)
Design Supervisor: Hiroko Kazui ( Hanamonogatari storyboard)
Character Design: Tadashi Oppata (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin original animation)
Art Setting: Tatsuya Sakai (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed background art)
Art Director: Sawako Takagi (Tantei Gakuen Q)
Color Setting: Hisae Suzuki (Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou), Yuuko Satou
CG Creator: Akane Nagamine (Akiba's Trip The Animation)
Director of Photography: Naoki Kitamura
Editing: Akari Saitou (Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari)
Sound Director: Youta Tsuruoka (Drifters)
Music: Ryuudai Abe (Neko no Dayan)
Studio: Gonzo

A production press conference will be held on May 26 via Nico Live with Nobunaga Shimazaki and Kaori Nazuka as guests. The first episode will be pre-screened at the 25th Anniversary Gonzo Festa 2017 at United Cinema Toyosu on June 18. Nobunaga Shimazaki, Akira Nishimori, and Yukinori Matsuya from Mobcast will attend the event for a talk show.

Source: Moca News

9 Comments Recent Comments

I'm interested what kind of puzzles anime will offer and cat in white coat voiced by Koyasu.

tsubasalover said:
ED will be different each ep.

natalie.mu says 13 ED theme songs. 13 episodes? 13 directors? Wow.

May 30, 1:04 PM by Shadow-Chan

Pv :


Look like a drug trip

May 28, 11:13 AM by podetus

It will start on Friday July 7 airing 20:00 on Tokyo MX, followed by AT-X and BS Fuji.

OP: Compose by TeddyLoid, lyric by Yuuho Iwasato and perform by Yoshikazu Mera (米良美一)
ED will be different each ep.

PV also revealed, but will be in PV collection next week.

Announced during today's production press conference.
http://www.animatetimes.com/news/details.php?id=1495793418

May 26, 5:35 AM by tsubasalover

Different director each episode might end up being a terrible decision...

May 20, 11:56 AM by Chibi-Alice

the mobile game looked cool but i dont know japanese so i couldn't play it

May 19, 12:04 PM by SkyFullOfStars

Each episode having a different director?

I mean, it's not BAD of an idea for a series to have a different style or format each episode, but at the same time I'm skeptical about this. I'll go and see from there but it looks promising.

May 19, 9:57 AM by Wasshio

It might be worse than Fantasista Doll seeing as it will have 1 different director per episode on top of the BS that anime had when it comes to the mixed media format.

May 19, 7:47 AM by Hoppy

New director each episode uh
I can already see it being a mixbag at best, depending who's directing, but maybe it could end up be a nice surprise. (the first director doesnt seem promising tho)

May 19, 6:27 AM by DatRandomDude

The designs look pretty bad...

May 19, 4:02 AM by alpha_shadow

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