Business Fish 'Motion Capture Anime' Announced With July 7 Premiere
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Toho Animation revealed on Friday that a new motion-capture anime series titled Business Fish will premiere on Tokyo MX and BS11 on July 7 at 24:00 (effectively July 8 at 12:00 a.m.). The anime will also stream on Hulu.
The anime features characters with human bodies and fish heads as office workers at an IT firm. The anime will star:
- Takuya Nagaoka as Tai Uowaki
- Rena Takeda as Mai Otohime
- Motoki Ochiai as Budō Umino
- Ryōsuke Takei as Takoyama Hachio
- Takemi Fujii as Ebika Ise
- Hiroki Ōtsu as Asase Kacho
- Yua Shiraishi as Mozuku Isono
- Kensho Ono as Ika-chan
Kuon is credited with the original work (the characters are based on characters Kuon created as LINE stickers). Takashi Sumida is directing the anime, and Ohkura is overseeing the series scripts. Ohkura is also writing the scripts alongside Udai Iwasaki and Ryōichi Tsuchiya. Nielsen is the concept designer, Teruaki Shiraishi is the CG director, and IANDA is producing the series. Dance performance group "s**t kingz" are choreographing the ending sequence.