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Cells at Work Anime Listed With 13 Episodes

posted on 2018-07-07 10:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Amazon is listing that the television anime of Akane Shimizu's Cells at Work! (Hataraku Saibō) manga will have seven home video releases and 13 episodes.

The anime will premiere in Japan on Saturday at 24:00 (effectively midnight on Sunday morning). Aniplex of America will stream the series on Crunchyroll.

Kodansha Comics is publishing the original manga in English, and it describes the story:

The average human body contains about 60 trillion cells, and each of them has work to do! But when you get injured, viruses or bacteria invade, or when an allergic reaction flares up, everyone from the silent but deadly white blood cells to the brainy neurons has to work together to get through the crisis!

Kenichi Suzuki (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Drifters) is directing the anime at David Production, and Yuuko Kakihara (Tsuki ga Kirei, Persona 4 The Animation) is in charge of series composition, and both Suzuki and Kakihara will pen the scripts. Takahiko Yoshida (Welcome to the NHK, Yowamushi Pedal) is designing the characters and is also credited as chief animation director, while Kenta Mimuro is credited as cell character designer, prop designer, and animation scene animation director. Keiko Tamaki is credited for sub-character design. Kenichiro Suehiro (Re:Zero, Girls' Last Tour) is composing the music at MAYUKO.

Source: Amazon Japan via Ota-Suke


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