Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night Previews Rie Takahashi’s Ex-Idol Character In New Trailer

ⓒJELEE/「夜のクラゲは泳げない」製作委員会

Upcoming original anime Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night has received its second character trailer, which focuses on the former idol Kano Yamanouchi (Rie Takahashi). The strong-willed girl’s encounter with fellow main character Mahiru Kozuki (Miku Ito) helps to kick off the show’s story and inspire change in the latter.

Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night is set to begin airing on April 6 (effectively April 7 at 1 AM JST) in Japan and has been licensed by HIDIVE. The story will follow an anonymous artist group called JELEE, which includes Mahiru (an ex-illustrator with past trauma), Kano, a self-proclaimed “strongest” VTuber, and a mysterious composer who wants to support the person she is a fan of.

The anime is produced by Doga Kobo and directed by Ryohei Takeshita (Eromanga Sensei and Pokémon: Paldean Winds director).


Staff

• Series composer and scriptwriter: Bottom-Tier Tomozaki author Yuuki Yaku 
• Character designer: Junichiro Taniguchi (Sing Yesterday for Me)
• Sub-character designer: Chiaki Nakajima (Love Lab character designer)
• Sub-character designer: Shuri (OSHI NO KO Episode 11 co-animation director)
• Original character designer: 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
• Art director: Yuuji Kaneko (Tengoku Daimakyou)

• Color designer: Kay Ishiguro (OSHI NO KO)
• Compositing director: Takafumi Kuwano (OSHI NO KO
• Music composer: Masaru Yokoyama (Horimiya)

Cast

 Rie Takahashi as Kano Yamanouchi
• Miyu Tomita as Kiwi Watase
• Miyuri Shimabukuro as Kim-Anouk-Mei Takahashi
• Sumire Uesaka as Miko
 Miho Okasaki as Mero Seto

• Yukina Shutou as Momoko Yanagi
 Sally Amaki as Akari Suzumura


Source: @yorukura_anime

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