The Odd Taxi anime is inspiring a stage play, Odd Taxi: Diamond wa Kizutsukanai (Diamonds Will Not Be Damaged), that may run from July 7 to July 18 on the Shibuya Cultural Center Owada’s Denshō Hall in Tokyo

The televisio anime and Odd Taxi: In the Woods film’s scriptwriter Kadzuya Konomoto is returning to jot down a prologue story regarding the aspiring idols who would type the group Mystery Kiss. (Konomoto is collaborating on the script with Date-san of the performing arts unit Otona no Cafe.) Yūsei Naruse is directing the manufacturing. The play credit score the anime’s Baku Kinoshita for drafting the distinctive character designs, and PUNPEE, VaVa, and OMSB are moreover returing to compose the play’s music.

AKB48 idol group member Yui Oguri (prime left throughout the image above) is collaborating in Rui Nikaidо, the overwhelmingly cute and daring “center” of Mystery Kiss. Former E-girls member Nonoka Yamaguchi (bottom correct) performs the naturally gifted Yuki Mitsuya, and ≠ME member Hitomi Suzuki (bottom left) performs the timid Shiho Ichimura. Hinatazaka46 member Hiyori Hamagishi (prime correct) performs Sakura Wadagaki, any individual who as quickly as failed at auditions and is important to the story.

The television anime premiered in Japan in April 2021 and aired for 13 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the anime throughout the West.

The story follows Odokawa, an eccentric, reticent 41-year-old taxi driver who has no household and would not have rather a lot to do with others. He does have conversations alongside along with his shoppers, along with a college pupil who wishes to go viral, a nurse hiding a secret, an unsuccessful comedian, a avenue powerful, and an up-and-coming idol. These conversations lead him to a woman who has disappeared.

Manga creator Kadzuya Konomoto (Seto Utsumi) wrote the anime. Baku Kinoshita directed the anime with Norio Nitta as a result of the assistant director. Kinoshita and Hiromi Nakayama designed the characters. Kohei Yoshida was the recording director at Pony Canyon Enterprise. PUNPEE VaVa OMSB have been in command of the music, and Pony Canyon was in command of music manufacturing with collaboration by Summit, Inc. P.I.C.S. and OLM produced the anime. P.I.C.S. was moreover credited for the distinctive work and planning.

The Odd Taxi: In the Woods film is a “reconstruction” of the television anime episodes, nevertheless it moreover depicts what happens after the television anime’s finale. The film opened in 34 theaters in Japan on April 1, score at #10 and incomes 52 million yen (roughly US$4,23,685) in its first weekend. The television anime’s major strong and staff returned, and Asmik Ace is distributing. Crunchyroll will stream the film.

Source: Comic Natalie