Japan's semi-public broadcaster NHK has announced that Pingu, the British-Swiss stop-motion clay animated penguin series by Otmar Gutmann, is returning in a new CG animated series for their E-Tele. 52 7-minute Pingu in the City shorts will run weekly starting October 7th.
Screenplay: Kimiko Ueno (Crayon Shin-chan movies and Aliens vs. Shinnosuke) and Shigenori Tanabe (Kemono Friends)
Director: Naomi Iwata (Gregory Horror Show)
Music: Ken Arai (Parasyte, Starmyu)
Production: Polygon Pictures (Knights Of Sidonia, Ronja the Robber's Daughter)