Idol Group Nogizaka46's Animated Computer Ad Streams
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
The Mouse computer store's anime ad starring the Nogizaka46 idol group with character design's by Evangelion's Yoshiyuki Sadamoto began streaming on August 8. LIDEN FILMS animated the ad and it first appeared during the Mirai Seiki Jipang documentary on TV Tokyo the same day.
The ad is based on a previous live-action commercial.
Sadamoto previously worked with the idol group Momorio Clover Z to design their pirate-themed costumes in 2012. He's also lent his skills to virtual idol Hatsune Miku and most recently returned to the FLCL anime series for its new sequels.
Sadamoto designed the characters in the original Neon Genesis Evangelion television anime series from Gainax, as well as Hideaki Anno and Khara's ongoing film revamp of the story. He also completed the manga version of Neon Genesis Evangelion in 2014, more than 18 years after he started.
[Via Hachima Kikō