VIDEO: Junichi Sato's New Anime "oneoff" Features Honda Bike

Official site opened today with the first trailer

The latest work from director Junichi Sato (Prétear, Tamayura: Hitotose), together with illustrator Kouhaku Kuroboshi (most well known for the illustrations in the Kino's Journey light novels), is an OVA called oneoff.



It's about a second year high school girl who loves her scooter so much that the project is "presented by" Honda complete with product placement of their Giorno bike. Additionally, a specially painted Giorno is on display at the Osaka and Tokyo Motorcycle Shows this month. Check out the anime trailer:


"What could be waiting over that mountain?"

Haruno Shiosaki [best guess at the kanji at the moment] is a second year high schooler who commutes via her beloved Giorno to a school at the foot of a mountain. The story seems like it will be how her attitude towards the far-off city changes due to some friends she makes at the boarding house her parents run. It's a "refreshing early summer tale in which young girls shine."


Further staff details:


Chief Direction: Shigeru Kimiya (some storyboards on Squid Girl, Level E)

Composition, Script: Masashi Suzuki (R-15, Level E)

Character Designs: Atsuko Watanabe (who also did character designs for the upcoming Acchi Kocchi)

Color Design: Kanako Hayashi (also did color work on Fate/Zero, Blue Exorcist)

Art Direction: Kenichi Tajiri (also worked with Sato on Aria the Origination)

3D Direction: Hirotsugu Shimoyama (Strike Witches, Fractale)

Photography Direction: Takeo Ogiwara (Galaxy Angel Z, Princess Tutu)

Music Direction: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi (Usagi Drop, Squid Girl), Noboru Haraguchi (Gosick, Squid Girl)

Music: Takashi Harada

Music Production: Flying Dog

Animation Production: TYO Animations

Special Support: Honda


The trailer says to expect release in 2012. We'll keep our eyes out for cast announcements and maybe some shots of that Giorno at the Motorcycle Show! 


oneoff Official Page


via Otakomu

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