Anime "BANANA FISH" main cast and promotional video release! It will start broadcasting on Noitamina in July

BANANA FISH

© Akimi Yoshida, Shogakukan/Project BANANA FISH

 

The main cast, key images and first promotional video and so on for the anime "BANANA FISH", which will start broadcasting in July on Fuji TV's Noitamina, have been released.

"BANANA FISH" is one the masterpieces by manga artist Akimi Yoshida, who has created many hit works, including "Our Little Sister". It is being made into an anime adaption as part of Akimi Yoshida's 40th anniversary project.

The cast consists of Yuma Uchida as Ash Lynx, Kenji Nojima as Eiji Okumura, Hiroaki Hirata as Max Lobo, Unsho Ishizuka as Dino Golzine.

It is directed by Hiroko Utsumi (known for her work on "Free!"), Hiroshi Seko (known for "Inuyashiki") is the story editor, and the character design is by Akemi Hayashi (known for "Classmates"). The animation is produced by MAPPA, from "Yuri on Ice".

The yellow cover of Flower Comics will be completely reproduced, and "'BANANA FISH' Reprint Box", compiling the unreleased FC version "PRIVATE OPINION" and all of the extra version of  "BANANA FISH", will also be published from March 9th.

 

Ash Lynx

© Akimi Yoshida, Shogakukan/Project BANANA FISH

Eiji Okumura

© Akimi Yoshida, Shogakukan/Project BANANA FISH

Complete reproduction of Flower Comics' yellow cover

© Akimi Yoshida, Shogakukan/Project BANANA FISH

Original comic "BANANA FISH" reprint version box

© Akimi Yoshida, Shogakukan/Project BANANA FISH

 

Links

BANANA FISH

http://bananafish.tv/

YOSHIDA AKIMI'S DIARY

http://flowers.shogakukan.co.jp/y_diary

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