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Movic Reveals number24 Original Rugby TV Anime

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Shigeru Kimiya directs anime at PRA

Movic announced on Saturday that it is producing the original television anime number24. YukiKana, who is providing the original character designs, illustrated a teaser visual for the anime.

The anime's college rugby story centers on Natsusa Yuzuki, who expects to be an ace on the rugby team when he enrolls in college. However, he is no longer able to play rugby due to certain circumstances. Ibuki Ueoka is an older fellow student who quit rugby. Yasunari Tsuru is a younger student who finds Natsusa disagreeable. Yū Mashiro is a younger student who admires and follows Natsusa. Seiichirō Shingyō is Natsusa's close childhood friend. Together, they compete in the Kansai university rugby league.

Shigeru Kimiya (Gift - eternal rainbow, One Off, efficus) is directing the anime at PRA. Kei Mori (Verrocchio Agency) is credited for the original work, and Movic is credited with the story concept. Rika Nakase (Fushigiboshi no Futago Hime, Rocket Girls, Kanamemo) is in charge of series composition and scripts. Saori Sakaguchi (animation director for Yuri!!! on Ice, Himouto! Umaru-chan) is designing the characters for animation. Tsukasa Ohira is credited for art setting, while Scott MacDonald is the art director. Atsushi Kanō is the director of photography. Shinobu Nakagawa is credited for animation production supervision. Yoshiki Sakamoto is credited as animation producer.

Sources: number24 website, Comic Natalie


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