New Birdy's Title Revealed: Birdy the Mighty Decode
posted on by Egan Loo
The exhibitor information at the Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF) 2008 website has revealed the title of this summer's new Birdy the Mighty anime series: Birdy the Mighty: Decode. A new anime project has been promised since November of 2006. Kazuki Akane (Escaflowne, Geneshaft) will direct the scripts edited by Hiroshi Ohnogi (Kekkaishi, Noein, Macross Zero). Ryousuke Sawa (Beck key animator) will design the characters based on Masami Yuuki's original, ongoing science-fiction comedy manga in Shogakukan's Weekly Young Sunday magazine. As creative producer, Yutaka Izubuchi (Patlabor, RahXephon) will be working with Sony's A-1 Pictures animation studio (Ookiku Furikabutte, Persona -trinity soul-).
Saeko Chiba (My-HiME's Natsuki, Code Geass's Nina) will voice the title character, and Miyu Irino (Tsutomu), Kanae Itō (Natsumi), and Keiji Fujiwara (Keisuke) round out the cast. Yuuki, Akane, and the main cast will appear at TAF 2008 on March 29.
Source: TV Animation Birdy the Mighty
Image © Masami Yuuki, Shogakukan/Project Birdy