NTV Lists Tatsunoko's The Price of Smiles Anime with 12 Episodes
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Nippon TV's English website is currently listing that Egao no Daika (The Price of Smiles), Tatsunoko Productions' (Speed Racer, Gatchaman, Time Bokan, Infini-T Force) 55th anniversary anime project, will have 12 30-minute episodes.
The anime will premiere on the WOWOW, Tokyo MX, and YTV channels in January 2019. The show stars Yumiri Hanamori as Yūki Soleil and Saori Hayami as Stella Shining.
Toshimasa Suzuki (Lagrange - The Flower of Rin-ne, Fafner: Heaven and Earth) is directing at Tatsunoko Productions, and Shinichi Inotsume (Hayate the Combat Butler, PERSONA 5 the Animation) is in charge of the series scripts. NOB-C (Musasino!, Urawa no Usagi-chan) is credited with the original character designs, as well as the original story concept with Hikaru Yuasa. Naoto Nakamura (Miss Monochrome assistant character design, High School Fleet) is designing the characters for animation.
Kazuya Tanaka is directing the sound, and Tsubasa Itō is composing the music. Chiho feat. majiko are performing the opening theme song "Egao no Kanata" (Beyond the Smiles) and the artist kimi no orphée is performing the ending theme song "Kono Sekai ni Hanataba" (A Bouquet For This World).
Thanks to "- DatRandomDude -" for the news tip.