Chibi Godzilla Character Will get Its 1st TV Anime on April 1
A web site launched on Thursday to announce the tv anime for the Chibi Godzilla character titled Chibi Godzilla no Gyakushū (Chibi Godzilla Raids Once more, an obvious reference to the second Godzilla movie). The web site streamed the anime’s teaser promotional video, which reveals the movie’s April 1 premiere date. The web site additionally revealed the important thing visible, fundamental solid, and workers for the anime.
The anime will premiere on April 1 at 7:00 a.m. (March 31 at 6:00 p.m. EDT) on TV Tokyo‘s Iniminimanimo programming block. (Iniminimanimo, a reference to the English counting-out rhyme “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe,” has aired beforehand anime sequence geared toward youngsters resembling Pui Pui Molcar Driving Faculty.)
The anime’s solid contains:
Jun Fukuyama as Chibi Godzilla
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Chibi Mecha Godzilla
Takuya Eguchi as Chibi Ghidorah
Rie Takahashi as Chibi Mothra
Hiro Shimono as Chibi Radon
Fumihiko Tachiki as Chibi Hedorah
Miyuki Sawashiro as Chibi Biollante
Reina Ueda (older sister) and Akari Kitō (youthful sister) because the Kobijin sisters
Taketo Shinkai is directing the anime at Pie within the sky, and Chiharu Sakazaki is designing the characters.
A sequence of animated shorts titled “Tadaima! Chibi Gojira” (I am Dwelling! Chibi Godzilla), based mostly on the Chibi Godzilla character, streamed on the Godzilla (Gojira) franchise‘s YouTube channel in 2020.
Chibi Godzilla debuted in Chiharu Sakazaki‘s Ganbare Chibi Gojira (Do Your Greatest, Chibi Godzilla) image e book in October 2018. Sakazaki launched a second image e book Nakayoshi Chibi Gojira (Shut Buddies, Chibi Godzilla) in Might 2019.
The Chibi Godzilla challenge celebrated the sixty fifth anniversary of the Godzilla franchise. The challenge launched in July 2018, and it has since appeared on a wrap of the Shinjuku Sumitomo Constructing, as a kigurumi character at 2018’s “Gojira Fes” (Godzilla Fest) occasion, in animated shorts throughout theater intermission, and for different tasks. Earlier than designing Chibi Godzilla, Sakazaki was identified for designing characters such because the Suica commuter card’s penguin and Chiba Prefecture’s official mascot Chi-ba-kun.
Sources: Chibi Godzilla no Gyakushū anime’s web site, TOHO animation‘s YouTube channel, Comedian Natalie
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