Kōnosuke Uda will direct soccer manga adaptation animated by MAPPA
The main staff for the TV anime adaptation of Days, based on the sports manga of the same name by Tsuyoshi Yasuda, has been announced. Staff members include:
- Original Work: Tsuyoshi Yasuda (serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine)
- Director: Kōnosuke Uda (One Piece TV)
- Character Designer: Kazuto Nakazawa (Samurai Champloo, House of Five Leaves)
- Sound Director: Masafumi Mima (Kuroko's Basketball)
- Sound Production: Techno Sound
- Music: Yoshihiro Ike (Tiger & Bunny, Blood: The Last Vampire)
- Music Production: Pony Canyon
- Animation Production: MAPPA (Teekyu!, Rage of Bahamut: Genesis)
An official web site (available here) and an official Twitter account (@days_anime) have also been opened for the TV series. Days tells the story of Tsukushi and Jin, a pair of unlikely friends. Jin is a soccer prodigy while Tsukushi is talentless at sports but possesses a passionate heart. Together they navigate the world of high school club sports.
The 15th collected volume of the original Days manga goes on sale in Japan on January 15, 2016.
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