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Shinichiro Watanabe, BONES Produce Carole & Tuesday Original Anime for April 2019

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Production opens auditions for lead roles to applicants worldwide

Fuji TV announced a new original anime on Thursday titled Carole & Tuesday by director Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Kids on the Slope, Terror in Resonance) and anime studio BONES. The series will premiere on Fuji TV's new anime time slot +Ultra in April 2019.

The text in the above video reads, "The two met and created a song. No one knew what a miracle it would bring."

The production is opening auditions for the main characters Carole and Tuesday to applicants worldwide. Those chosen for the roles will also perform the songs for the characters in the anime, which will get a CD single release. Auditions are open on the anime's official website until April 25.

The rest of the staff include Eisaku Kubonouchi (Chocolat, "Hungry Days" commercials) as character designer, Aya Watanabe (Carnation, Josee, The Tiger and the Fish) as scriptwriter, and Flying Dog is in charge of music production.

The announcement noted that the anime's worldwide broadcast is "under consideration."

Image © Bones, Inc., Shinichiro Watanabe / Carole & Tuesday Production Committee

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