Earlier today, the first cast and crew information for the Monster Musume anime adaptation were revealed to the world.
The series will be directed by Tatsuya Yoshihara (Yatterman Night), and animated by studios Lerche (Assassination Classroom) and Seva.
The rest of the crew is as follows:
- Series Composition & Screenplay: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Yatterman Night, Ben-To)
- Character Design: Tatsuya Sunagawa
- Assistant Character Design: Shunji Akasaka
- Animation Direction: Tatsuya Sunagawa (Muromi-san) & Shunji Akasaka
- Sound Direction: Hiroto Morishita
- Music: manzo (Is This a Zombie?) and Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Blue Spring Ride, Hyperdimension Neptunia)
In addition to the crew list, the voice cast for the three leading female roles were announced. The roles will be filled as follows:
- Miia: Sora Amamiya
- Papi: Ami Koshimizu
- Centorea: Natsuki Aikawa
Monster Musume‘s anime adaptation was officially announced in March. The wraparound on the seventh volume of the Monster Musume manga revealed that the series was greenlit for production. It was at this time that we also received the first key visual for the show, which you can check out below:
Seven Seas currently publishes the manga series in North America. The company released the sixth volume to stores on March 3, and expects to ship volume 7 on August 11.
A teaser site for the anime series is up, but currently only contains the a few layered character visuals and a “Coming July 2015” blurb.
We’ve extracted the character visuals, which you can take a look at below: