News Yuri!!! on Ice TV Anime's 1st Teaser Reveals Staff, Cast
posted on 2016-03-27 01:08 EDT
The official website for the Yuri!!! on Ice anime project began streaming the show's first teaser video on Sunday. The video reveals the anime will be a television series, and also reveals the staff and cast. The website has also revealed a key visual.
Manga creator Mitsurou Kubo (Moteki, 3.3.7 Byooshi) and director Sayo Yamamoto (Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, Michiko & Hatchin) are credited with the original work for the series. Yamamoto is also directing and overseeing the scripts for the series, and Kubo is designing the original characters and drawing the storyboards. Additionally, Tadashi Hiramatsu (Parasyte -the maxim-) is adapting the character designs for animation, Kenji Miyamoto is credited with the figure skating choreography, Taro Umebayashi (aka milk from PIANO) and Taku Matsushiba (PIANO) are composing the music, and Keisuke Tominaga (Kids on the Slope, Terror in Resonance music director) is the music producer. MAPPA will animate the series.
The series will star (in the order they appear in the video, name romanizations not confirmed):
Kouki Uchiyama as Yuri Prisezki
Junichi Suwabe as Victor Nikifolov
Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Yūri Katsuki
Yamamoto already directed an "Endless Night" short featuring figuring skating for the Japan Anima(tor)'s Exhibition (Japan Animator Expo) project from Studio Khara and Dwango last August. Atsushi Kamijo designed the characters for the short and Kenji Miyamoto handled choreography. Eiji Abiko served as key animation director.
Key visual via Comic Natalie