Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night Releases Main Trailer, Premieres April 6


A two-minute main trailer has been released for the Doga Kobo original anime Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night. Aside from revealing the show’s April 6 premiere date, the promotional video features introductions to the main cast, previews of angsty and dramatic lines like “All I do is run away,” plus snippets of the newly revealed theme songs.

The opening theme song for Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night is “Irodori” by KanoeRana, while the ending song is “Ichinichi wa 25 Jikan” by Anna Tsurushima.

Additionally, it was revealed that Sumire Uesaka, Miho Okasaki, Yukina Shutou, and Sally Amaki will be playing supporting roles as idols Miko, Mero Seto, Momoko Yanagi, and Akari Suzumura, respectively. There are also a few new staff announcements, including Chiaki Nakajima (Love Lab character designer) and Shuri (OSHI NO KO Episode 11 co-animation director) as sub-character designers, Yuuki Kaneko (Tengoku Daimakyou) as art director, Kei Ishiguro (OSHI NO KO) as color designer, and Takafumi Kuwano (OSHI NO KO) as compositing director.

The show’s story will follow an anonymous artist group called JELEE, which is composed of an illustrator on hiatus, a former idol, a self-proclaimed “strongest” VTuber, and a mysterious composer who wants to support the person she is a fan of. Ryouhei Takeshita (Eromanga Sensei and Pokémon: Paldean Winds director) is directing with series composition and scripts from Bottom-Tier Tomozaki author Yuuki Yaku and character designs from Junichirou Taniguchi (Sing Yesterday for Me). Taniguchi’s designs are based on drafts from illustrator popman3580.


• Chief animation director: Junichirou Taniguchi (OSHI NO KO Doga Kobo animation training director, Magia Record Season 2 character designer)
• Chief animation director: Akiko Toyota (Girlfriend, Girlfriend character designer)
• Chief animation director: Asuka Suzuki (Synduality Noir co-sub-character designer)
• Main animator: Shinnosuke Oota (Warlords of Sigrdrifa co-main animator)
• Main animator: Saurabh Singh
• Main animator: Kazuma Nakao (Shikimori’s Not Just A Cutie OP, Episodes 4, 6  et al. co-animation director)
• In-anime illustration drafts: Hamunezuko
• Music composer: Masaru Yokoyama (Horimiya)


Miku Itou as Mahiru Kozuki
 Rie Takahashi as Kano Yamanouchi
• Miyu Tomita as Kiwi Watase
• Miyuri Shimabukuro as Kim-Anouk-Mei Takahashi


Melvyn is one of Anime Trending's main news writers. Aside from anime, he can sometimes be found writing about Japanese/anime-related video games, VTubers, manga, and light novels. Occasionally, he'll put out a review or listicle too. Every anime season, he looks forward to discovering new standout episodes and OP/ED animation sequences. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese.
Leave a Comment!