Bikkuri-men Reveals New Character Designs for Additional Characters

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The production team for the upcoming Bikkuri-men anime series has revealed character designs for Maris, Hood, and Peter. The anime is scheduled to broadcast sometime in Fall 2023. 

Bikkuri-men is the latest anime series inspired by Lotte’s Bikkuriman snack stickers and features Shaman King creator Hiroyuki Takei as its original character designer. Previous character designs were released for the four main characters Yamato, Ushiwaka, Jack, and Phoenix. 

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The production staff includes Tomohiro Tsukimisato (Ueno-san wa Bukiyou) as director, Yuniko Ayana (BanG Dream!, Given) as series screenwriter, and Ayano Oowada (Ueno-san wa Bukiyou) as character designer. Shin-Ei Animation is handling the general production for the anime series, while Lesprit is in charge of the animation production. 

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Bikkuri-men will feature a “completely new original story” that sees Yamato and Phoenix being reincarnated in the modern era. Previous Bikkuriman anime adaptations have included Bikkuriman, Shin Bikkuriman, Super Bikkuriman, Bikkuriman 2000, and Happy Lucky Bikkuriman. The first Bikkuriman anime aired in the late 1980s, while Happy Lucky Bikkuriman aired from 2006 to 2007.

Source: Bikkuri-men Official Twitter, Bikkuri-men Official Website

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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