The official web site for the unique tv anime Onipan! started streaming the official predominant promotional video for the anime on Friday. The video reveals the anime’s April 11 premiere date. The anime will air inside TV Tokyo‘s Oha-Suta (“Good Morning Star”) program.
Set in a world the place Japanese oni (demons) and people coexist, “the story of love, friendship, and underpants” follows three oni women who switch to a Tokyo center college. They attempt to enhance the misconstrued picture of oni with the assistance of a key merchandise with hidden powers — oni underpants, or onipan. Momozono-Momo and Issun-Bōko are teased as the youngsters of the well-known Japanese folklore characters Momotarō and Issun-Bōshi, respectively.
The anime stars:
- Former Sakura Gakuin member Yume Nozaki because the curious crimson oni Tsutsuji (Japanese for “azalea”)
- Ciao Girl 2019 contest winner Mika Negishi because the mischievous yellow oni Himawari (“sunflower”)
- Former Sakura Gakuin member Kokona Nonaka because the seemingly aloof but slovenly Tsuyukusa (“dayflower”)
- Kaori Maeda as Momozono-Momo
- Miyu Tomita as Issun-Bōko
- Kikuko Inoue as Kuma
The anime comes from AAO Project, a joint initiative by AOI Pro., Amuse, and Origamix Partners, to develop and produce unique mental property. Norihiro Naganuma, the director and head author of The Ancient Magus’ Bride anime, devised the unique story idea with Wit Studio and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions because the collective Onipan! Project. tomari (My Friend’s Little Sister Has It In for Me!) drafted the unique onikko (demon lady) designs.
Masahiko Ohta (Yuruyuri) is directing the anime at Wit Studio with assistant director Jun’ichirō Hashiguchi, and Takashi Aoshima (Yuruyuri – Happy Go Lily, Mitsudomoe, Himouto! Umaruchan) is in cost of the collection scripts. Ryuuta Yanagi (Sword Art Online monster design) is serving as character designer and chief animation director, and Yasuhiro Misawa (Yuruyuri – Happy Go Lily, Mitsudomoe, Minami-ke) is composing the music.
The anime’s stars Yume Nozaki, Mika Negishi, and Kokona Nonaka are forming a brand new musical unit named “Onipanzu!,” and they’ll carry out the present’s theme track “Onipapapan! Pan!.”
Sentai Filmworks will stream the anime on HIDIVE.
Sources: Onipan!‘s official web site, Comic Natalie