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Musasino! Anime Indefinitely Delayed


Farewell, Musasino!. We hardly knew ya. Maybe we’ll meet again, someday.

On Saturday, the official Musasino! anime’s Twitter account revealed that the show’s premeire was delayed indefinitely. The show was originally slayed to air in the Summer 2017 season, but this was delayed due to numerous unspecified circumstances.

As of now, the series sits with a nebulous “2017” premiere date. The official Twitter account will update if the series gets to a point where the staff can make a formal announcement.

Musasino! is slated to be the sequel to Urawa no Usagi-chan. Mitsuyuki Ishibashi returned to the director’s chair at A-Real, with Akihiko Oka providing character designs. Hiroyasu Kubota and harappa are collaborating on series composition.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Animation Assistance: HANGAR-18
  • Screenplay: Hiroyasu Kubota
  • Screenplay: harappa
  • Planning: Hiroyasu Kubota
  • Planning: harappa
  • Screenplay Assistance: Kazuhiro Kuwano
  • Original Character Designs: NOB-C
  • Music: Kuniyuki Morohashi
  • Producer: Tomotaka Misawa
  • Producer: Katsufumi Hashimitsu
  • Animation Producer: Takanori Yamaura
  • System Supervisor: Daitetsu Satō
  • Choreography: bable
  • Logo Design: Vellacico

Returning cast members included:

  • Usagi Takasago: Asami Seto
  • Minami Ōyaba: Keiko Watanabe
  • Midori Saido: Hisako Tōjō
  • Kojika Bessho: Miyu Kubota
  • Misono Mimuro: Nao Tamura
  • Saiko Numakage: Rumi Ookubo
  • Sakura Tajima: Yō Taichi
  • Tokiwa Kamikizaki: Satomi Akesaka

Visuals for the new characters were previously unveiled. You can check these out below:

Source: Otakomu

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