Muse Asia Streams 6 New Anime in October, Resumes Gal & Dino Anime
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Muse Asia announced its October simulcast schedule on Friday. The following anime will stream weekly on the company's channel:
- Wandering Witch - The Journey of Elaina
- Gal & Dino
- Talentless Nana
- Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear
- Is the order a rabbit? BLOOM
- Moriarty the Patriot
Alongside India, Muse Asia will stream the anime in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam, Brunei, Cambodia, and Bhutan. However, Wandering Witch - The Journey of Elaina and Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear will not be available in Nepal.
The company will stream the anime adaptation of author Jougi Shiraishi and illustrator Azuru's Wandering Witch - The Journey of Elaina (Majo no Tabitabi) light novel series on October 2 at 7:00 p.m. IST.
The anime will premiere in Japan on AT-X on October 2, before debuting on Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, Sun TV, and BS11 later that night.
Toshiyuki Kubooka (Harukana Receive, Berserk film trilogy) is directing the anime at C2C, and Kazuyuki Fudeyasu is supervising and writing the series scripts. Takeshi Oda is adapting Azuru's original character art for animation, and Kazumasa Nishio is credited with concept designs.
Yen Press will publish the light novel series in English, and it describes the story:
Once upon a time, there was a witch named Elaina, who set off on a journey across the world. Along the way, she would meet all kinds of people, from a country full of witches to a giant in love with his own muscles—but with each meeting, Elaina would become a small part of their story, and her own world would get a little bit bigger.
The novel series ranked at #9 on the 2018 Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! list, and at #6 on the 2019 list. SB Creative published the first novel in April 2016, and published the 10th volume on August 9. The 11th volume will ship on November 14.
Itsuki Nanao launched a manga adaptation on Square Enix's Manga UP! app in November 2018. Square Enix published the first volume on April 12. Square Enix plans to publish the manga in English starting next year.
The company will stream the television anime/live-action series of Moriko Mori and Cota Tomimura's Gal & Dino (Gal to Kyōryū) manga on October 3 at 11:00 p.m. IST. The first seven episodes are already streaming on the channel. The series delayed new episodes starting in May due to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and will resume broadcast on Japanese television on October 3.
The series premiered on Tokyo MX and BS11 on April 4. The seventh episode was the newest episode to air on May 16.
The anime half's cast includes Miyuri Shimabukuro as Kaede, Yuko Natsuyoshi as Kaede's friend Yamada, Youki Kudou as Kaede's senior colleague at her part-time job, and Seiichirō Yamashita as Kaede's boyfriend Shōta.
Jun Aoki (Pop Team Epic) is serving as series script supervisor and series director. Tōru Kanegae is the sound director, Yasumasa Koyama is credited for sound effects, Glovision is the sound producer, and Gin (Busted Rose) is composing the music. King Records is the music producer. Kotaro Sudo and Shin Furukawa are the chief producers, and Riko Koarai and Akira Yonezawa are producers. Space Neko Company and Kamikaze Douga are credited for animation production on the anime.
The manga's story begins when a gyaru, or "gal," named Kaede picks up a dinosaur and begins living with it in her room. The dinosaur eats human food, watches TV, and even enjoys being fashionable.
Kodansha Comics licensed the manga digitally under the name My Roomie Is a Dino. The third volume debuted on June 9.
The television series also has a live-action half. The live-action version has Kotaro Sudo in charge of series scripts, and HALO in charge of production. Entertainer 8467 (Nana Yashiro) is playing Kaede in the live-action version. The live-action adaptation's opening song is the same as the anime.
The company will stream the television anime of Looseboy and Iori Furuya's Talentless Nana (Munō na Nana) manga on October 4 at 8:30 p.m. IST.
Crunchyroll is publishing the manga digitally in English, and it describes the story:
An academy on an island in unnavigable waters. There, students trained tirelessly, to fight back against the enemies of humanity. The protagonist, a student newly transferred there, also sets out with the intention of eradicating all enemies of humankind. An unpredictable, intellectual suspense story of justice and evil.
Shinji Ishihira (Fairy Tail, Log Horizon, Tokyo Majin) is directing the anime at Bridge. Fumihiko Shimo (Air, Kanon, Clannad) is in charge of the series scripts. Satohiko Sano (Heybot!, Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun) is drawing the character designs.
Yasuharu Takanashi (Team-MAX) is composing the music at Nippon Columbia. Miyu Tomita is singing the opening theme song "Broken Sky," and Chiai Fujikawa is singing the ending theme song "Bakemono to Yobarete" (Known as a Monster).
Yuji Shibata is designing the props. Masaaki Kawaguchi is directing the art, and Ken Kawai is credited with art design. Yukiko Ario is the color key artist. Teruyuki Kawase is the compositing director of photography, and Toshio Henmi is editing. Hiroto Morishita is directing the sound, and Noriko Izumo is handling the sound effects.
Looseboy and Furuya launched the manga in Square Enix's Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine in May 2016. Square Enix published the manga's sixth compiled book volume on April 11, and the seventh will ship on October 12.
The company will stream the television anime of Kumanano and 029's Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear light novels on October 7 at 7:00 p.m. IST. The channel previously streamed the first episode of the anime ahead of its October 7 premiere.
Seven Seas Entertainment is publishing the novels in English, and it describes the story:
Fifteen-year-old Yuna prefers staying home and obsessively playing her favorite VRMMO game to doing anything else, including going to school. When a strange new update gives her a one-of-a-kind bear outfit that comes with overpowered abilities, Yuna is torn: the outfit is unbearably cute, but too embarrassing to wear in-game. But then she suddenly finds herself transported into the world of the game, facing down monsters and magic for real, and the bear suit becomes the best weapon she has!
Yuu Nobuta (High School Fleet, A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd) is directing the anime at EMT Squared. Takashi Aoshima (Himouto! Umaru-chan, Yuruyuri - Happy Go Lily) is in charge of the series scripts, and Yuki Nakano (A Destructive God Sits Next to Me) is designing the characters.
Kumanano began serializing the ongoing story on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō (Let's Become Novelists) website in 2014. Shufu to Seikatsu Sha began publishing the story in print with art by 029 in May 2015, and the company published the 15th volume on May 22. The 16th volume will ship on September 25.
Sergei launched the manga on Shufu to Seikatsu Sha's Comic Pash! manga website in 2014, and the company published the manga's fifth volume on September 25.
The company will stream the Is the Order a Rabbit? BLOOM (Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka? BLOOM) anime on October 10 at 7:30 p.m. IST.
The first season of the anime premiered in Japan in April 2014, and the second season premiered in October 2015. The third season will premiere on October 10.
Koi launched the original manga in Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara Max magazine in 2011. In Koi's original four-panel manga, the main character Cocoa (a pun of “hot cocoa”) arrives at the café Rabbit House one day, excited for rabbits. She actually all but lives in that café. She meets lots of different girls there, including a tiny and cool girl named Chino (from “cappucino”), a tough and soldier-esque girl named Rize (“Thé des Alizés” tea), a spacey and quintessentially Japanese girl named Chiya (“Uji matcha” tea), and the ordinary but dignified Sharo (“Kilimanjaro” coffee).
The company will stream the television anime of Ryōsuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi's Yūkoku no Moriarty (Moriarty the Patriot) manga on October 11 at 8:30 p.m. IST.
The story's protagonist is James Moriarty, the famous antagonist from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series. In the manga, he is an orphan who assumes the name William James Moriarty when he and his younger brother are adopted into the Moriarty family. As a young man, he seeks to remove the ills caused by England's strict class system.
Takeuchi and Miyoshi debuted the manga in Shueisha's Jump SQ. magazine in August 2016. Takeuchi draws the storyboards and Miyoshi provides the art. Shueisha published the manga's 12th compiled volume on July 3.
A novel for the franchise shipped in November 2018.
The company will stream the television anime of Liber Entertainment's A3! actor-training smartphone game on October 13 at 10:00 p.m. IST.
The anime premiered on January 13, but delayed episode 4 and beyond due to issues related to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) exacerbating scheduling problems in the production. The anime restarted its airing from the first episode again on April 6. The series' previously delayed fourth episode premiered on April 27. The "Season Summer" arc launched on May 18 with seven episodes, and the A3! Season Autumn & Winter arc will debut in Japan on October 12.
Funimation, which is streaming the anime, describes the story:
Mankai Company is a far cry from its glory days as an all-male theater. With only one member left and debt collectors at the door, it's no wonder Izumi Tachibana finds herself in over her head when she boldly confronts the yakuza's loan sharks, promising to bring her father's theater back into the spotlight. She might be able to recruit enough talent, but can they bloom into the actors she needs?
Keisuke Shinohara (Black Fox) is directing the anime at P.A.WORKS and Studio 3Hz. Mariko Komatsu is adapting the original character designs by Ryō Fujiwara and serving as chief animation director. Naoki Hayashi (Black Fox) is in charge of the series scripts. Infinite is producing.
Source: Muse Asia's Facebook page