The TV adaptation of Shūhei Miyazaki’s manga “Me & Roboco” concluded this Monday, leaving viewers thrilled with a teaser for the highly anticipated anime film version. The teaser unveiled the exciting news of the film’s slated release in winter 2024.
In Monday’s publication of the 28th edition of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, a captivating tale of “Joyū to Roboco” (Actress & Roboco) unfolded. Within the story’s pages, Roboco embarks on an audacious venture into the realm of acting, taking part in an independent film production. The striking cover illustration adorns the story, capturing the essence of this thrilling narrative.
The TV anime debuted on December 4th, airing on TV Tokyo and its associated networks. Each episode has a concise duration of five minutes.
Akitarō Daichi, known for his work on the 2001 adaptation of Fruits Basket, Ninja Girl & Samurai Master, and Kodocha, takes the helm as the director for the upcoming anime series at Studio Gallop. Assisting him is Michihiro Sato as the assistant director, while Sayuri Ooba oversees the series scripts.
Yūko Ebara lends her talent in designing the characters, alongside Yoshihiro Sato who takes charge of the prop designs. Manami Koyama contributes her expertise as the art director. The additional staff includes Ayami Minowa as the color key designer, Rena Tanimoto as the director of photography, Masafumi Kajino as the editor, and Kazuya Tanaka as the sound director. Adding to the excitement, Gang Parade graces the series with their captivating theme song titled “lol.”
Both Shueisha’s MANGA Plus service and Viz Media provide simultaneous digital publication of manga in English alongside its Japanese release. Furthermore, Viz Media has commenced the digital release of compiled volumes since October 2021, effectively presenting a comprehensive narrative experience.
In a realm where the majority of households possess an endearing robotic servant, young Bondo, an ordinary elementary school child, yearns for one to call his own. However, the peculiar automaton that materializes at his doorstep defies all norms and expectations, transcending the realm of mediocrity. Miyazaki debuted his manga in the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump during July of 2020.
Source | Comic Natalie