The world of ghosts and hues beckons! Or something!

Yesterday, Kyoto Animation released the first promotional video for their upcoming Myriad Colors Phantom World anime series. The one-minute video gives a first glimpse at the show’s animation, in addition to re-confirming the major staff and cast members on the project.

Tatsuya Ishihara (Clannad, Sound! Euphonium) will direct the series, while Kazumi Ikeda (Clannad, Love, Chunibyo, & Other Delusions) provides character designs. Fumihiko Shimo (Air, Clannad) is in charge of series composition.

Myriad Colors Phantom World Key Visual 002 - 20151016The rest of the staff includes:

  • Chief Animation Director: Kazumi Ikeda
  • Art Director: Mikiko Watanabe
  • Color design: Kana Miyata
  • Prop design: Hiroshi Karata
  • Phantom design: Shinpei Sawa
  • Director of Photography: Ryuuta Nakagami
  • Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
  • Music: EFFY
  • Animation Production: Kyoto Animation

The confirmed voice cast for the series is as follows:

  • Haruhiko Ichijo: Hiro Shimono
  • Mai Kawakami: Sumire Uesaka
  • Reina Izumi: Saori Hayami
  • Koito Minase: Maaya Uchida
  • Ruru: Azusa Tadokoro
  • Kurumi Kumamakura: Misaki Kuno
  • Arisu Himeno: Kikuko Inoue

The actor for Shosuke Morohashi is still unannounced as of press time.

Myriad Colors Phantom World will d├ębut on Japanese TV in January 2016. ABC, Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, and BS11 are confirmed to be carrying the show.

Source: Crunchyroll