Acclaimed supernatural series Mushi-shi returns to anime in an hour special, scheduled to air January 4th, 2014. Director Hiroshi Nagahama, who mentioned planning a "secret project," and character designer Yoshihiko Umakoshi return with newcomers Rio Sasaki and Yuuna Watanabe voicing roles. Get a look at thew new preview after the jump.
A one-hour Mushi-shi anime special is now scheduled to air January 4th, 2014 on Tokyo MX. Director Hiroshi Nagahama, who mentioned planning a "secret project," and character designer Yoshihiko Umakoshi are confirmed to be on the anime. More after the jump.
Appearing at last fall's Ficzone in Granada, Spain, director Hiroshi Nagahama and animator Koichiro Sohtome mentioned that they were planning a "secret project," with less than subtle hints that a new Mushi-shi anime could be in the works. Now, the original Yuki Urushibara manga is returning for a special installment, and there's more "secret project" talk. More after the jump.
Director Hiroshi Nagahama ( Detroit Metal City) and animator Koichiro Sohtome (Kenko Zenrakei Suieibu Umisho) previously worked together on acclaimed anime Now and Then, Here and There and the Tokyo Anime Award winning adaptation of Mushi-shi. Nagahama is currently attached to the adaptation of Shūzō Oshimi's manga Flowers of Evil, and he's keeping extra busy with a new Sohtome collaboration. More after the jump.