Madhouse to Adapt Gal Game "Photo Kano"

Noted animator takes writing and directing duties on spring 2013 series

Animation fans are very curious to see what happens when veteran animator Akitoshi Yokoyama (the first episode of Cowboy BebopIdolM@ster's 18th, bits of Evangelion, Rahxephon, VOTOMS) takes on writing and directing duties on a Madhouse (Chihayafuru, Hunter x Hunter, Redline, the Satoshi Kon movies) adaptation of Photo Kano - a gal game about a teen who gets to know his female classmates by photographing them.

 

 

The TV anime is slated for next spring, alongside a PS Vita version of the game. 

 

Cast includes:

Nobunaga Shimazaki i (Tari Tari's Taichi Tanaka)
Kanae Ito (The World God Only Knows' Elsee)
Mai Nakahara (Clannad's Nagisa Furukawa)
Hisako Kanemoto (Squid Girl)
Kaori Mizuhashi (Mami from Puella Magi Madoka Magica)
Chiwa Saito (Madoka Magica's Homura)
Asuka Ogame
Miyuki Sawashiro (Kurapika in Hunter x Hunter)
Mariya Ise (Panty and Stocking's Stocking)
Aya Endo o (Kids on the Slope's Yurika Fukahori)

 

 

Some of Akitoshi Yokoyama's past work:

 

via Famitsu and @RollingPirahna

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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