Creatures Family Days Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals April 9 Premiere
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official Twitter account for the Taiwanese-Japanese animation adaptation of Yanai's Jikken-hin Kazoku: Creatures Family Days manga began streaming a Japanese version of the show's second promotional video on Monday.
The show stars:
Riho Sugiyama as Tanis, the youngest sibling. His parents consider him a genius and haven't modded him.
Nanako Mori as Aisley, 16 years old and the third-born sibling. She carries genes of a spider and can grow spider legs out of her back.
Saori Hayami as Ashise, 16 years old and the second-born sibling. She carries plant genes and can grow any plant out of her body if she wills it.
Yoshiko Ikuta as Suishi, 14 years old and the fourth-born sibling. Her genetic modding granted her the ability to read minds, but she lost the ability to make facial expressions.
Daisuke Namikawa as Snow, 17 years old and the oldest of the siblings. His genes are fused with that of a white dog, and he has three forms: full dog form, half dog form, and full human form.
Kazuma Horie as Yukaitō, the 32-year-old perpetual research student who takes in the five siblings. His field of study is psychology. He is friendly to the siblings, and has the temperament of a full-time homemaker.
Yurika Kubo as Sumire, 10-year-old girl who got to know Tanis from the start. She is naive and unaware that there are bad people in this world. Tanis is moved by her words and falls in love with her at first sight.
- Youhei Tadano as Father
- Sakiko Uran as Mother
- Yuko Sasamoto as Private Tutor
- Rika Tachibana as Elementary School Teacher
The series will premiere in Japan on April 2 on Tokyo MX 1 at 7:30 p.m. with a special episode 0 broadcast, before officially premiering the first episode on April 9 at the same time. The series will also air on J:COM TV, and AT-X. The show will also air simultaneously in Taiwan in April.
Wei Tianxing is directing the series at Big Firebird Cultural Media Co., Ltd. Cai Zhiheng is writing the scripts, Li Xiangmei is the character designer, and Liang Zhongwen is the producer. Tomohiro Seki is the sound director for the Japanese language version, and is also credited with planning. Masahiro Hiramitsu (Kenka Banchō Otome: Girl Beats Boys) is the animation producer. Yūyu is composing the music. Rin Akatsuki is performing the show's opening theme song "Early Days," and Kano is performing the ending theme song "Haru ni Ochite."
The manga launched in Shinchosha's Comic @ Bunch magazine in the December issue in October 2017, and it marks Taiwanese creator Yanai's Japanese debut. The series centers on a family where both parents are mad scientists, and where most of the five siblings are modded humans called "creatures." The family members aim to become a "normal" family.