The Japanese mental property firm Rights introduced on Friday that it’s producing an anime primarily based on Takashi Mifune’s Irasutoya artwork library titled 100-byō de Wakaru Meisaku Gekijō (Understanding Masterpiece Theater in 100 Seconds) that can premiere throughout the Bit World kids’s program on NHK Educational on April 8. The anime is a collaboration between Irasutoya and the 2 comedy duos Kaerutei and Everybody.

The anime makes use of characters from the Irasutoya library to inform tales about numerous world myths, basic tales, and literature in a contemporary model. The first 4 episodes concentrate on Romeo and Juliet, the Kakiyamabushi kyogen stage manufacturing, Sleeping Beauty, and the Shibahama rakugo shaggy dog story.

The Kaerutei comedy duo Shūhei Nakano and Iwakure voice the Rabbit and the Bear characters, respectively, within the anime. Similarly, the Everybody comedy duo Takuto OK!! and Kawanami choy? voice the Dog and the Cat characters, respectively. SOTARO performs the ending theme music “100-byō no Sekai Ryokō” (Around the World in 100 Seconds). Yanomil voices the storyteller woman, whereas Katsuya Kira voices the storyteller man.

Junpei Ishihara is directing the anime, and Shōta Shimizu and Kurara Abe are animating. Kensuke Shiga is producing, and. Akita Ishida is credited for manufacturing coordination. Kaname Hayashi, Kentarō Iwakiri, and Manabu Yamauchi are credited for manufacturing.

Irasutoya is a free-to-use illustration library which supplies cute illustrations drawn by artist Takashi Mifune for non-commercial use. The library covers a variety of themes, characters, and objects.

Source: PR Times by way of Otakomu