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Animax Asia Posts Mob Psycho 100 Anime's English-Subtitled Trailer

posted on 2016-07-12 05:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Simulcast premieres Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. (JKT/BKK)/10:30 p.m. (SIN/PH)

Southeast Asian channel Animax Asia began streaming an English-subtitled trailer for the Mob Psycho 100 anime on Sunday. The channel will simulcast the anime beginning on Tuesday, July 12 at 9:30 p.m. in Jakarta and Bangkok, and 10:30 p.m. in Singapore and the Philippines. The series will air in the same time slot every Tuesday, on the same day as Japan.

Animax Asia describes the anime:

Adapted from a celebrated manga by One Punch Man author ONE, Mob Psycho 100 is a supernatural comedy that revolves around Kageyama Shigeo, a seemingly ordinary boy who keeps his psychic powers hidden. Known to others as “Mob”, Shigeo intentionally refrains from making his presence known or standing out amongst others due to a peculiar affliction – his psychic powers will go out of control and he explodes if his emotional capacity reaches 100%! Produced by renowned studio BONES (known for its work on hit series such as Fullmetal Alchemist and Space Dandy), fans are sure to be in for an amazing visual treat!

The anime stars:

Setsuo Ito as Shigeo "Mob" Kageyama
Takahiro Sakurai as Arataka Reigen
Akio Ohtsuka as Ekubo
Miyu Irino as Ritsu Kageyama
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Tenga Onigawara
Atsumi Tanezaki as Tome Kurata
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Teruki Hanazawa
Ayumi Fujimura as Ichi Mezato
Uki Satake as Tsubomi

Yuzuru Tachikawa (Death Parade) is directing the anime at BONES (Fullmetal Alchemist, Eureka Seven, Space Dandy, Blood Blockade Battlefront). Hiroshi Seko (Ajin) is overseeing the scripts, Yoshimichi Kameda (One-Punch Man animation director) is the character designer, Kazuhiro Wakabayashi (Eureka Seven, Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex, Soul Eater) is the sound director, and Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell, Hana Moyu, Patlabor) is composing the music. Additional staff members include:

Art Director: Ryō Kōno
Color Design: Shihoko Nakayama
Director of Photography: Mayuko Furumoto

Rock band ALL OFF (Heavy Object) will perform the ending theme song "Refrain Boy." The single CD for Mob Choir's opening theme song "99" will ship on August 31, and will also include a "talking song" titled "Chōnōryokusha ni Arigatō" (Thanks to People With Special Powers), performed by Takahiro Sakurai as his character Arataka Reigen. Original creator ONE wrote the lyrics to the song.

The manga creator ONE launched the Mob Psycho 100 series on Ura Sunday in 2012 and later in Shogakukan's MangaOne app in 2014. Shogakukan published the 12th compiled book volume of the manga on June 17.


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