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Glass Mask Gets Comedic Anime Spinoff In October 2016

I think we can call this Glass Mask: Let’s Get Silly! and nobody would bat an eye.

Earlier today, TV network Tokyo MX announced that they will air a new spinoff of Suzue Miuchi’s Glass Mask (Glass no Kamen). The series, which is titled 3rd Year Class D Glass Mask (3-Nen D-Gumi Glass no Kamen) is a comedic re-imagining of the long-running drama.

The series will début on Tokyo MX on October 3, at 9:55PM. According to Tokyo MX, the CG-animated series will shine a satirical lens on modern society. In addition to the teaser, the network released a visual, which you can check out below:

3rd Year Class D Glass Mask Visual 001 - 20160830

Michio Machida will helm the series at DLE Inc., with Kio providing CGI character designs and modeling. Deko Akao (Noragami, Flying Witch) is in charge of series composition and scripts.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • MMD Director: Ponpoko P
  • Producer: Akiko Ashizuka (DLE Inc.)
  • Producer: Ryō Kotake (Happinet)
  • Planning: Ryuta Shiiki (DLE Inc.)
  • Planning: Takuya Sasaki (Happinet)

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Maya Kitajima: Kana Asumi
  • Ayumi Himekawa: Rumi Ookubo
  • Chigusa Tsukikage: Atsuko Tanaka
  • Yū Sakurakōji: Yuuki Kaji
  • Masumi Hayami: Daisuke Ono

Several character visuals were also unveiled. You can check these out below:

Source: Comic Natalie

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