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Main Staff Unveiled For “World of Super Sandbox” Anime Project


So, what are we going to find in the super sandbox? Old abandoned sand castles? Long-forgotten keys? Maybe a few lost toys arranged in a haunting reminder of what was?

On Thursday, Success opened the official website for the World of Super Sand Box (Chōyū Sekai: Being the Reality) anime series. The site updated with a new visual for the project, as well as the show’s staff.

Hatsuki Tsuji (Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Cardfight!! Vanguard) was tapped to direct the show, with Success and Asahi Production handling overall production. Masahiro Sonoda (Dance in the Vampire Bund) will serve as series director. Akihiko Inari is in charge of series composition.

Satohi Konno will produce character designs for the title, with Hiroshi Tsubai working as assistant character designer.

The remaining staff includes:

  • Chief Animation Director: Futaba Aoi
  • Color Key: Miyuki Isogai
  • Art Director: Mitsuharu Miyamae
  • Directors of Photography: Yousuke Motoki, Kenji Takahashi
  • Sound Director: Yuichi Imaizumi
  • Editor: Yūki Honda
  • Chief Planner: Zhou Zhengyu
  • Chief Executive Producer: Li Junting

Riho Iida will perform the show’s theme song.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Noii: Shun Horie
  • Motis: Yoshiko Ikuta
  • Cass: Yurika Kubo
  • Haki: Kazutomi Yamamoto
  • Vinsen: Yuki Adachi
  • Keikan: Kazuma Horie
  • Ryū-sensei: Emiri Katō
  • Chinnō: Sarara Yashima
  • Hakū: Rika Tachibana
  • Mōnsuto: Riho Iida
  • Viros: Takehito Koyasu
  • Saber’s Commanding Officer: Masaaki Yano

World of Super Sand Box will hit Japanese and Chinese TV on January 12. In Japan, the series will be streamed on Niconico, YouTube, and AbemaTV. The project adapts

This is the third Japanese co-production for Tencent, who also collaborated on two previous projects. The company collaborated with Haoliners to produce Fall 2016 series Bloodivores and Summer 2016 show Hitori no Shita: The Outcast.

A promotional video for the series hit the web earlier this week. You can check it out below:

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x56xqo6_world-of-super-sand-box-being-the-reality-pv_tv

Source: Twitter (cys_japan)

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