Employees Run Wild in African Office Worker TV Anime Trailer

Main staff and additional cast announced for upcoming adaptation based on web manga by Gamu

Tokage delivers a devastating back-breaker to Toucan in the African Office Worker TV anime.


The corporate jungle is red in tooth and claw in a new trailer for African Officer Worker (known as Africa no Salaryman in Japan, and alternatively as Businessmen in Africa in English), an upcoming TV anime that re-imagines various African animals as white collar employees laboring at a Japanese-style corporation.


Additionally, the main staff for African Office Worker has been revealed, including:


  • Original work: Gamu (KADOKAWA / MFC Gene Pixiv series)
  • Director, chief animation director, art settings, art director, color design, director of photography: Tetsuya Tatamitani
  • Series composition, screenplay: Yuichiro Momose
  • Character design: pH Studio
  • Original character design, prop design: HOTZIPANG
  • 3DCG director: Shota Sakamoto
  • Sound director: Junichi Inaba
  • Sound effects: Yuika Shiraishi
  • Sound recording: Yoko Nakano
  • Sound recording studio: Studio Jumo
  • Sound production: Ai Addiction
  • Sound production director: Mori Kaneko
  • Music: Tako Yamaguchi
  • Music production: Pony Canyon
  • Opening theme: "Soul Flag" by Hiro Shimono
  • Animation production producer: Hiroki Okutani
  • Animation production: HOTZIPANG



The main cast for African Officer Worker includes:


  • Akio Ōtsuka as Lion.
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Lizard.
  • Hiro Shimono as Toucan.
  • Akira Ishida as President Turtle.
  • And Hina Kino as Murder Hamster.


A key visual depicting the hectic office life of the African Office Worker TV anime, which features animals re-imagined as white collar employees.


African Office Worker will begin broadcasting in Japan in October of 2019. The series was previously adapted in 2017 into a mini-anime with animation production by Production I.G for the "Anime Beans" smart phone app.


Source: MoCa


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