The official website of ONE’s Mob Psycho 100 manga has announced that the series will be adapted into a TV anime this July. Additionally, the first visual, main cast, staff and promotional video were also revealed.
The first character designs for the series’ leading characters have been revealed alongside their cast members. The main cast includes:
- Setsuo Ito (First Major Role) will voice Shigeo Kageyama
- Takahiro Sakurai (Shougo Makishima in Psycho-Pass) as Arataka Reigen
The remainder of the revealed cast includes:
- Akio Ohtsuka (Batou in Ghost in the Shell) will voice Ekubo
- Miyu Irino (Akito Hyuuga in Code Geass: Boukoku no Akito) is voicing as Ritsu Kageyama
- Atsumi Tanezaki (Lisa Mishima from Zankyou no Terror) voices the role of Tome Kurata
- Ayumi Fujimura (Misaki Ayuzawa from Kaichou wa Maid-sama!) as Ichi Mezato
- Uki Satake (QT in Space☆Dandy) is voicing Tsubomi
- Yoshimasa Hosoya (Junpei Hyuuga in Kuroko’s Basketball) will voice Tenga Onigawara
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito from Sword Art Online) voices Teruki Hanazawa
The first members of the anime’s production staff consists of:
- Director: Yuzuru Tachikawa (Death Parade, Death Billiards)
- Series Composer: Hiroshi Seko (Attack on Titan, Owari no Seraph)
- Anime Character Designer: Yoshimichi Kameda (Paroru no Miraijima)
- Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi (Ghost in the Shell, Soul Eater)
- Music Composer: Kenji Kawai (Higashi no Eden, Ghost in the Shell)
- Animation Studio: Bones (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Noragami)
Here is the first promotional video, which introduces the main cast and characters:
Mob Psycho 100 is a comedic action web manga written and illustrated by ONE. The series began in early 2012 being published in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday Web Comics. To date a total of 11 volumes have been published, with the 12th volume releasing this June. ONE is also well known for his One Punch-Man manga, which recently was adapted into a TV anime.
Here is the series synopsis from MAL:
Kageyama Shigeo (a.k.a. “Mob”) is a 8th grader with psychic abilities. He could bend spoons and lift objects with his mind from a young age, but he slowly began to withhold from using his abilities in public due to the negative attention he kept receiving. Now, the only thing he wants is to become friends with a girl in his class, Tsubomi. With his psychic “mentor” (who has no psychic powers), he continues his daily life, attempting to realize his purpose in life.
A TV anime adaptation of Mob Psycho 100 is currently in production and will air this July, during the Summer 2016 anime season.
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