Youthful ESPer Powers Unleashed In "Mob Psycho 100" Anime Commercial
Bones anime debuting July 11th
Warner Bros. Japan has published a new look at Bones' (Blood Blockade Battlefront, Space Dandy) summer TV anime Mob Psycho 100 with a commercial for the adaptation of the manga by ONE, best known as the author of the original, self-published One-Punch Man.
Setsuo Ito stars as Kageyama "Mob" Shigeo, a psychic 8th-grader who tries to stay unnoticed and unexcited to avoid causing problems with his powers. Takahiro Sakurai is Mob's fraud psychic mentor, Reigen Arataka.
Death Parade's Yuzuru Tachikawa directs with Seraph of the End's Hiroshi Seko writing and One-Punch Man animator Yoshimichi Kameda on character designs. Ghost in the Shell composer Kenji Kawai is on music. New vocal unit MOB CHOIR performs opening "99" along with Heavy Object's ALL OFF on ending "Refrain Boy."
"Mob" Shigeo Kageyama - Setsuo Ito
Arataka Reigen - Takahiro Sakurai (Cloud in Final Fantasy VII)
Ekubo - Akio Otsuka (Batou in Ghost in the Shell)
Ritsu Kageyama - Miyu Irino (Jinta in anohana)
Teruki Hanazawa - Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito in Sword Art Online)
Tenga Onigawara - Yoshimasa Hosoya (Kaito in Ajin)
Ichi Mezato - Ayumi Fujimura (Eiko in Squid Girl)
Tome Kurata - Atsumi Tanezaki (Emilia in Durarara!!)
Tsubomi - Uki Satake (QT in Space Dandy)
Original Author - ONE
Director - Yuzuru Tachikawa (Death Parade)
Series Coordinator - Hiroshi Seko (Seraph of the End)
Character Design - Yoshimichi Kameda
Art Director - Ryo Kono
Color Design - Shihoko Nakayama
Director of Cinematography - Mayuko Furumoto
Sound Director - Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
Music - Kenji Kawai
Animation Production - BONES
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