The official web site for Jong-Tama Pong☆, the “comical” tv anime shorts adaptation of Cat Food Studio and Yostar‘s free-to-play mahjong recreation Mahjong Soul (Jong-Tama or Jan-Tama/majsoul), revealed the present’s essential solid, further workers, April 1 premiere, and promotional video on Friday.
The anime stars: (left to proper in high row then backside, character title romanizations not confirmed)
- Yūki Ono as Wanjirō
- Maaya Uchida as Ichi-hime
- Mariya Ise as as Kaguya-hime
- Shinnosuke Tachibana as Hideki Akitomo
- Ami Koshimizu as Yui Yagi
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Osamu Saitō
Kenshirō Morii (Anime-Gataris, BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Pico, Grand Blues!) is directing the anime at Scooter Films, and Alke is credited with animation cooperation. Morii can be overseeing and writing the sequence scripts. Motoki Nakanishi is the assistant director. Sōshi Kinutani is adapting the character designs for animation, Noriko Tsutsui is the artwork director, Takatoshi Hamano is the sound director, and Shintarō Mori is composing the music.
The Chinese recreation firm Cat Food Studio developed the net mahjong recreation and launched it in China in 2018. Yostar debuted it in Japan as an internet browser recreation in April 2019. The recreation can be now obtainable as an app on iOS and Android units. The recreation is free-to-play, however gamers can replace their avatar characters and equipment with random microtransactions.
Sources: Jong-Tama Pong☆ anime’s website, Comic Natalie