The official website for the Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai. (AnoHana) television anime began streaming its first 65-second promotional video on Friday. Fuji TV had shown this video during its Noitamina lineup press conference on the same day. Unlike the previous television commercial for this anime from Aniplex and A-1 Pictures Inc., this video contains actual animated footage.
Tatsuyuki Nagai (Toradora!, Toaru Kagaku no Railgun) is directing off the scripts by Mari Okada (Toradora!, Kuroshitsuji/Black Butler). Masayoshi Tanaka (Toradora!, Katekyo Hitman Reborn!) is designing the characters, and the singer-songwriter REMEDIOS (Reimy) is composing the music. The anime will premiere in April in Fuji TV's late-night Noitamina timeslot.
The website for Noitamina's C television anime series is also streaming a demo movie that premiered during Friday's press conference. The story is set during the 21st century when the economic future of Japan is in doubt.
At the conference, Fuji TV announced that Kenji Nakamura (Ayakashi, Mononoke, Kūchū Buranko) is directing the anime at Tatsunoko Production. Noboru Takagi (Durarara!!, Baccano!, Koi Kaze) is supervising and writing the scripts, and mebae (Sugar Dark: Umerareta Yami to Shōjo illustrator, Black Rock Shooter animator, Cencoroll contributor) is designing the characters. Keiichi Satou (The Big O, Junkers Come Here) is the conceptual designer. C will premiere in April.
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