"Monster Musume" TV Anime Initial Staff & Studios Announced

TV adaptation of ecchi monster-girl manga will feature animation by studios Lerche and Seva

 

The initial cast & crew for the Monster Musume TV anime, which is scheduled to air in July, have been announced:

 

Staff

  • Direction – Tatsuya Yoshihara (Muromi-san, Yatterman Night)

  • Series composition & screenplay - Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Princess Resurrection, Yatterman Night)

  • Animation direction – Tatsuya Sunagawa (Muromi-san) and Shunji Akasaka

  • Character design – Tatsuya Sunagawa

  • Assistant character design – Shunji Akasaka

  • Sound direction – Hiroto Morishita

  • Music – manzo and Hiroaki Tsutsumi

  • Animation – Lerche (Assassination Classroom) and Seva

 

 In addition, the voice actors for three of the main monster girls have been announced:

  • Miia – Sora Amamiya

  • Papi – Ari Ozawa

  • Centorea – Natsuki Aikawa

 

The Monster Musume TV anime is based off of the manga of the same name by Okayado.

 

I don't know how a series as ecchi as Monster Musume is going to make it past the TV censors, although I predict there will be a lot of conveniently-placed steam. That being said Lerche's animation on Assassination Classroom was very slick, and Tatsuya Yoshihara's previous work on Muromi-san was surprisingly funny. Yatterman Night was also a solid show, so there's an established track record here.

 

The Monster Musume manga is available in English from Seven Seas.

 

The official Japanese home page for the Monster Musume TV anime anime can be found here.

 

CORRECTION: The original listing of the voice of Papi was incorrect. Special thanks to rikujokoro for pointing this out. This post now reflects the correct information.

 

Sources:

Kitakubu

Otakomu.jp

 

Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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