P.A. Works' Iroduku Sekai no Ashita kara. Anime Reveals October 5 Premiere, Character Designs

posted on by Karen Ressler
Emotionless girl travels to the past, meets grandmother in new anime

The official website for P.A. Works' Iroduku Sekai no Ashita kara. (so many colors in the future what a wonderful world, or lit. From the Color-Changing World's Tomorrow) anime project announced on Monday that the anime will premiere on TBS on the night of Friday, October 5 at 25:55 (effectively 1:55 a.m. on Saturday). It will also air on MBS, BS-TBS, AT-X, TUT, and ATV. The show will begin streaming on Amazon Prime in Japan on October 5, and will also stream on the service overseas (except in China).

The website also revealed character designs (Note: Character name romanizations not confirmed):

Kaori Ishihara as Hitomi Tsukishiro

Kaede Hondo as Kohaku Tsukishiro

Shōya Chiba as Shō Aoi

Seiji Maeda as Shō Yamabuki

Nao Toyama as Kurumi Kawai

Kana Ichinose as Asagi Kazeno

Ayumu Murase as Chigusa Fukasawa

The story takes place in Nagasaki in a world where a small amount of magic remains in everyday life. A descendant of mages, 17-year-old Hitomi lost her sense of color at a young age and grew up lacking emotion. Her grandmother Kohaku, a great mage, sends Hitomi to the past, to the year 2018. There, she spends time with a 17-year-old Kohaku and friends from club activities.

Toshiya Shinohara (A Lull in the Sea, Black Butler, The Book of Bantorra) is directing the anime. Yuuko Kakihara is in charge of the series scripts. Yuki Akiyama (GLASSLIP, Charlotte) is serving as chief animation director and adapting character designs by Fly (Kemono Friends: Welcome to Japari Park) for animation. Infinite is producing the work. Other staff members include:

  • Art Director: Kurumi Suzuki
  • Art Supervisor: Junichi Higashi
  • Director of Photography: Tomo Namiki, Yoshimitsu Tomita
  • Color Designer: Naomi Nakano
  • 3D Director: Tachi Kiritani
  • Sound Director: Yō Yamada

The two-women folk rock band Haruka to Miyuki is performing the opening theme song, and Nagi Yanagi is performing the ending theme song. Yoshiaki Dewa (Flying Witch, Kino's Journey - the Beautiful World-) is scoring the music.

Sources: Iroduku Sekai no Ashita kara. anime's website, Comic Natalie

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