Animation studio Production I.G
has announced staff and cast members of previously announced Kodoku no Gourmet
anime via a press release on Thursday. Kazuchika Kise
(Ghost in the Shell
(2015)) will direct the anime, and Kenyuu Horiuchi
(Garo: Honoo no Kokuin
) will voice the lead character Gorou Inogashira. The anime will soon debut on Tate Anime app for ten episodes, with each running for three minutes. An interview with director Kise will also be streamed on the app on October 13.
Kodoku no Gourmet
was serialized in Futosha's Monthly Panja magazine from 1994 to 1996 by Jiro Taniguchi
and Masayuki Kusumi
. The manga restarted its serialization in January 2008 in SPA!
magazine, and was publishing irregularly until Taniguchi's death
. The series received a live-action TV drama in Japan, and the sixth season aired this year. A Chinese live-action web drama
ran for 12 episodes between May and August in 2015.
Source: Dream News