The previously announced Under Ninja anime has revealed additional cast members. Tezuka Productions (My Home Hero, The Café Terrace and its Goddesses,Dawn of the Witch) is animating the series, which is set to premiere this October.
Additional cast members include Chika Anzai as Kawado, Cho as Ono, Shuichi Uchida as Eita, and Sora Tokui as Noguchi. Previously announced cast members include Taito Ban as Kuro Kumogakure, Tarusuke Shingaki as Kato, Tasuku Hatanaka as Hibi the Wonder, Atsumi Tanezaki as Suzuki, and Daiki Yamashita as Shion Hachiya.
Satoshi Kuwabara is directing the series and Keiichiro Oochi is composing the series. Meanwhile, Nobutero Yuuki is doing the character designs, while Reina Iwasaki and Akio Ujiie will serve as animation directors. Pony Canyon will handle the music work. Other staff members include:
- Natsuma Yamada (props designer)
- Seiji Handa (Mechanical Prop Designer)
- Satoshi Motoyama (sound production)
- DAX Production (Sound Work)
- Wataru Uchida (editing)
- Masami Saito (Art Director)
- Yumi Aburaya (Color Designer)
- Takeshi Shimura (Director of Photography)
- Hideyuki Sakai (3DCG work)
TheUnder Ninjathe anime is based on a manga series written and illustrated by Kengo Hanazawa. It is serialized at Kodansha’sYoung’s weekly magazineas of July 2018, Denpa has licensed the English language manga describingfirst volumeas:
After World War II, the Allied Command in Japan developed a new agency to help deal with terrorism and violence in the Pacific region. Ninjas work in the agency and they are initially tasked with dealing with internal affairs. Eventually, this program grew to its current form, managing 20,000 ninjas in a number of domestic and international affairs. One of those ninjas happens to be Kudo. The seventeen-year-old high school loser is now poised to be the next line of defense against a potential influx of foreign assassins invading Tokyo.
© Kengo Hanazawa, Kodansha/Ninja Production Committee