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Staff for 'Renewed' Airing of Haruhi Suzumiya Announced

posted on 2009-02-06 01:09 EST
Production director Yutaka Yamamoto no longer listed; Kyoto Animation on Haruhi, K-ON!

The March issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype magazine will reveal the staff for the "renewed" broadcast of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime series on February 10. In the first television run in 2006, the staff was listed as:

Director: Tatsuya Ishihara
Series Production Director: Yutaka Yamamoto
Super Director: "Haruhi Suzumiya"
Series Script Supervisors: "Haruhi Suzumiya to yukai na nakama-tachi"
Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Shoko Ikeda 
Art Director: Seiki Tamura 
Animation Production: Kyoto Animation
Production: SOS Dan (member of SOS/SOS Brigade)

For the renewed broadcast of the same series, the staff list will be as follows:

Brigade Leader: "Haruhi Suzumiya"
Brigade Leader's Representative: Tatsuya Ishihara
Brigade Leader's Assistant: Yasuhiro Takemoto
Original Creator/Development Collaboration: Nagaru Tanigawa 
Original Illustration: Noizi Ito 
Character Design: Shoko Ikeda 
Production Chief Director: Futoshi Nishiya
Art Director: Seiki Tamura 
Series Script Supervisors: "Haruhi Suzumiya to yappari yukai na nakama-tachi"
Animation Production: Kyoto Animation
Production: SOS Dan (member of SOS/SOS Brigade)

The renewed broadcast of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya will start on Teletama and other television stations in April. Kadokawa Shoten already confirmed with the J-Cast News website earlier this week that this broadcast is a rebroadcast of the first series, and not a second season.

Kyoto Animation will also be listed on the animation production credits for the K-ON! television anime series. The K-ON! staff list will be as follows:

Director: Naoko Yamada (episode director on Clannad After Story, Lucky Star (OAV)
Series Script Supervisor: Reiko Yoshida (Kaikan Phrase, Maria Watches Over Us, Scrapped Princess)
Character Designer: Yukiko Horiguchi (Lucky Star, Lucky Star (OAV)
Art Director: Seiki Tamura (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Lucky Star, Michiko to Hatchin)
Color Design: Akiyo Takeda (Air, Clannad, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
Director of Photography: Rin Yamamoto (Clannad After Story)
Musical Instrument Design: Hiroyuki Takahashi (Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid, Lucky Star, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
Animation Production: Kyoto Animation

The K-ON! cast list will be as follows:

Yui Hirasawa: Aki Toyosaki
Mio Akiyama: Yōko Hikasa
Ritsu Tainaka: Satomi Satou
Tsumigi Kotobuki: Minako Kotobuki
Sawako Yamanaka: Asami Sanada
Nodoka Manabe: Chie Tōdō
Ui Hirasawa: Madoka Yonezawa

Source: 2ch

Update: K-ON! staff and cast lists added.

Erratum: The given name of K-ON! director should be Naoko, not Hisako. Thanks, thr.

follow-up of Kadokawa Shoten Reportedly Says April Haruhi is Rerun

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