Kemono Jihen Anime Reveals More Cast, More Staff, 2021 Debut

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The official Twitter account for the television anime of Shō Aimoto's Kemono Jihen (Monster Incidents) manga announced on Friday more cast members, more staff members, and the 2021 premiere for the anime. It also presented a new key visual:

The newly announced cast members are:

Daisuke Ono as Mihai

Kana Hanazawa as Inari

Yumiri Hanamori as Kon

Hiro Shimono as Nobimaru

The newly announced staff members are:

  • Chief Animation Directors: Yuki Nishioka, Emiko Endo
  • Monster Design/Action Animation Director: Yuki Miyamoto
  • Prop Design: Ryō Hirata
  • Art: Inspired
  • Art Director: Sachiko Nishiguchi
  • Art Advisor: Osamu Masuyama
  • Art Setting: Moriyoshi Ōhara
  • Color Key Artist: Naomi Nakano
  • Photography/Compositing: Asahi Production, Shiroishi Studio
  • Compositing Director of Photography: Teppei Satō
  • Offline Editing: Seyama Editing Room
  • Editing: Rie Matsubara
  • Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
  • Sound Production: JTB Next Creation

The previously announced cast members include:

  • Natsumi Fujiwara as Kabane Kusaka (lower center in image above)
  • Junichi Suwabe as Kohachi Inugami (upper center)
  • Ayumu Murase as Akira (right)
  • Natsuki Hanae as Shiki Tademaru (left)

Masaya Fujimori (You Are Umasou, Izetta: The Last Witch) is directing the anime at Ajia-do. Noboru Kimura (Amagami SS+, Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!, Gundam Build Divers) is in charge of series composition and scripts. Nozomi Tachibana (Ensemble Stars!, Classicaloid episode director, animation director) is designing the characters.

The manga starts in a quiet rural village, where many domestic animals die unnatural deaths in a strange incident. To resolve the incident, an odd-looking man from Tokyo who goes by the name "Inugami" comes to the town to investigate. In the town, he meets a young boy who has a mysterious air about him called "Dorotabō."

Aimoto (Hokenshitsu no Shinigami) launched Kemono Jihen in Jump SQ. in December 2016. The manga's 10th volume shipped on March 4.

Sources: Kemono Jihen anime's Twitter account, Comic Natalie

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