MAPPA, Lapin Track Make Tama and Friends' Uchi Tama!? TV Anime for Winter 2020
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sony Creative Products Inc. announced on Friday that it is producing a new anime based on its Uchi Tama!? project titled Uchi Tama!?: Uchi no Tama Shirimasen ka?. The anime will premiere in January 2020 on Fuji TV's Noitamina block.
The cast includes:
Sōma Saitō as Tama Okamoto
Kensho Ono as Pochi Yamada
Yusuke Shirai as Tora Kiso
Yūma Uchida as Be Kawahara
Kana Hanazawa as Momo Hanasaki
Tomoyo Kurosawa as Koma Oketani
Yuuki Kaji as Nora
Yuichiro Umehara as Kuro Mikawa
Wataru Hatano as Gon Noda
Tomoaki Maeno as Buru Kuramochi
Kiyoshi Matsuda (Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear, Kakegurui××) is directing the anime at MAPPA and Lapin Track (Sarazanmai). Kimiko Ueno (The Royal Tutor, Kuromajyo-san ga Tōru!!) is in charge of series scripts. Mai Otsuka (Shakugan no Shana, Non Non Biyori, This Art Club Has a Problem!) is designing the characters. [email protected] from the music group MYTH&ROID is composing the music.
Sony Creative Products created the Tama and Friends characters in 1983. The anime adaptations began with an original video anime series in 1989, followed by the Sanchome no Tama: Uchi no Tama Shirimasenka? television anime in 1994 and the anime film San-chōme no Tama: Onegai! Momo-chan o Sagashite!! in 1993. A spinoff television anime, Tama & Friends: Sagase! Mahō no Punipuni Stone, aired in 2006. A new Tama and Friends short anime premiered in 2016. 4Kids Entertainment licensed the original television anime in 2001 and aired an English-dubbed version in North America.
In commemoration of the franchise's 30th anniversary in 2013, Sony Creative Products released several forms of media, including a novel, a real experience game, a picture book reissue, and stage play adaptation.