Staff for Paradise of Innocence Manga's 'Final' Anime DVD Revealed

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Takashi Nishikawa, Ryuichi Baba return for anime DVD slated for August 29

The official website of the "final" anime DVD of Uran's Mujaki no Rakuen (Paradise of Innocence) manga revealed the anime's main staff.

Both the director and character designer are returning from the second anime. Takashi Nishikawa (Strange+, Sin Strange Plus) is once again directing the anime, with Ryuichi Baba (I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying) designing the characters and serving as animation director. Softgarage is credited with production cooperation.

In addition, the website is previewing a production cut that Nishikawa drew for the anime.

The anime DVD will be bundled with the limited edition of the 10th volume of the manga, which Hakusensha will publish on August 29. According to retailer Mangaoh's listing, the manga's third anime DVD will be the "final" one, and it will feature the full version of the theme song.

In the popular "nostalgic & innocent story," Shōta is sent back in time to his elementary school days via a mysterious school pool. He see Konomi-chan, a girl who would eventually become a nationally popular actress, and other cute girls when they were innocent.

The manga previously inspired two original anime DVDs. The earlier DVDs were bundled with the manga's sixth and eighth limited-edition volumes.

Hideki Araki directed the first DVD. Those earlier DVDs featured the following cast:

  • Yasuaki Takumi as Shōta
  • Mayuka Nomura as Konomi
  • Sachie Hirai as Manatsu
  • Nana Inoue as Nako
  • Ayano Niina as Rio
  • Kanami Satou as Sayo

Uran launched the manga in Hakusensha 's Young Animal Arashi magazine in 2011. The manga was removed from Amazon Japan last May.

Source: Comic Natalie

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