Yojohan Time Machine Blues Anime’s Theatrical Release Set for September

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The theatrical version of the upcoming Yojohan Time Machine Blues anime will premiere in Japan on September 30, the novel’s Twitter page has announced. The show will have a limited three week-run.

It was also announced that a bunkoban version of the novel will be released on June 10.

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The Yojohan Time Machine Blues novel is written by Tomihiko Morimi and based on a concept by Makoto Ueda. It is the sequel to the 2005 campus novel The Tatami Galaxy, which also received an anime adaptation. The anime series version of Yojohan Time Machine Blues will stream sometime this year on Disney+ with a “completely original episode.” 

AnimeAnime describes Yojohan Time Machine Blues as:

The story begins on one hot summer’s day, when ”Me”’s bad friend, Ozu, destroys a certain aircon remote controller from the student dormitories by soaking it in water.

The cool beauty, Akashi-san, who briefly wonders how she is going to spend her summer agrees to come up with a plan when a dim-witted looking male student who claims to have traveled from 25 years in the future by a time machine appears. “Me”, who thinks about returning to the past in the order to retrieve the remote before it was destroyed is, however…..

Yojohan Time Machine Blues‘s staff includes Shingo Natsume (One-Punch ManSonny Boy) as director, Ueda (The Tatami Galaxy series composer) as scriptwriter, and Yuusuke Nakamura (The Tatami Galaxy) as original character designer. Science SARU is the animation production studio.

Science SARU had previously produced the 2010 anime adaptation of The Tatami Galaxy and the 2017 anime film adaptation of its spiritual successor, Night Is Short, Walk On Girl. Those adaptations were directed by Masaaki Yuasa, with Natsume contributing some of the show’s storyboards and serving as episode director for The Tatami Galaxy‘s sixth episode.

Source: @4andahalf_tmb (1), (2)

After several years of writing for local video game sites, Melvyn currently dedicates his focus to writing news content and the occasional review for Anime Trending. When he's not gaming, painting miniatures, or watching anime, he can be found self-learning Japanese.
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