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Suzuko Mimori Performs Ending Theme for Odd Taxi Anime

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Original anime series starring Natsuki Hanae premieres on April 5

The official Twitter account for Suzuko Mimori revealed on Friday that she will perform the ending theme song "Sugarless Kiss" for the original anime Odd Taxi.

The anime will premiere on April 5 at 2:00 a.m. JST (effectively, April 6). Crunchyroll will stream the anime in the West.

The story follows Kotogawa, an eccentric, reticent 41-year-old taxi driver who has no relatives and does not have much to do with others. He does have conversations with his customers, including a college student who wants to go viral, a nurse hiding a secret, an unsuccessful comedian, a street rough, and an up-and-coming idol. These conversations lead him to a girl who has disappeared.

The cast includes (Note: Romanization spellings not confirmed):

Manga creator Kadzuya Konomoto (Seto Utsumi) is writing the anime. Baku Kinoshita is directing the anime with Norio Nitta as the assistant director. Kinoshita and Hiromi Nakayama are designing the characters. Kenji Kato is the art director, and Tatsue Ōzaki is the color key artist. Miyabi Amada is the compositing director of photography, and Yoshiki Ushiroda is credited for editing. Kohei Yoshida is the recording director at Pony Canyon Enterprise. PUNPEE VaVa OMSB is in charge of the music, and Pony Canyon is in charge of music production with collaboration by Summit, Inc. P.I.C.S. and OLM are producing the anime. P.I.C.S. is also credited for the original work and planning. Skirt (singer-songwriter Wataru Sawabe's solo project) and rapper/DJ PUNPEE are performing the show's opening theme song "Odd Taxi." PUNPEE is also contributing to the anime's soundtrack.

Takeichi Abaraya and Konomoto launched a manga adaptation of the anime on January 15 on Shogakukan's digital manga label Superior Dalpana.

Sources: Suzuko Mimori's Twitter account, MoCa News


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