Fuuto PI Anime Reveals Theme Song Artists, August 1 Debut, New Key Visual – Up News Info
FUUTO PIthe television anime of Futo Tantei manga, held “The First Case” event with the cast on Tuesday, and the event unveiled the artists for the theme songs, the August 1 premiere, and a new key visual:
Live action Kamen Rider O Sōkichi Narumi/Kamen from the series Rider Skull Actor Koji Kikkawa composed the all-new theme song “Tsumi to Batsu to Angura” (Crime, Punishment, and the Underground), and Mitsuru Matsuoka (Kamen Rider W: A-Z Katsumi Daido/Kamen from the movie Rider Eternal) wrote the lyrics and sings the vocals.
Additionally, the instrumental unit “Big Gadgets ft.Aya Kamiki w TAKUYA performs the new instrumental opening theme song “Private Eye.”Aya Kamiki w TAKUYA” performed Kamen Rider W opening theme song, and they are now performing the chorus of this new song.
The anime will premiere on Tokyo-MX channel on August 8 at 10:00 p.m. (9:00 a.m. EDT), but it will air first on the U-NEXT service on August 1 at midnight.
The stars of the anime: (from left to right in the image above)
The anime project commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Kamen Rider franchise. Funimation originally announced that it would stream the anime, but Crunchyroll is now streaming Funimationthe titles.
Yousuke Kabashima (Pretty derby Uma Musume character design, chief animation director) is directing the anime at Kai Studiowith Ayataka Tanemura as deputy director. Kabashima is also listed as “Kamen Rider Doping Animator” alongside Masahiro Yamane. Tatsuto Higuchi (Starlight Review, Midnight Occult Officials) is in charge of series composition, along with the original manga author Riku Sanjo credited for script supervision. Hidekazu Ebina (AMAZING STRANGER) designs the characters for animation and also serves as chief animation director alongside Sei Komatsubara. Yukiyoshi ShikijiKazuhito Tomonaga, and Kenta Yokoya are credited as main animators.
The manga is a sequel project for the 2009 Kamen Rider O (pronounced “double”) series. Riku Sanjoa crucial writer for the original series, is in charge of the manga’s scripts. Masaki Satou (love theory) draw the manga. Toei producer Hideaki Tsukada oversees the manga. Katsuya Terada (Blood: The Last Vampire, Children’s Silk Road) is credited for designing the creatures. As with the original series, the new sequel is again set in the city of Fūto and focuses on the characters Shotaro Hidari and Philip.
Toei describes the manga:
FUUTO is under the protection of Shotaro and Philip,
But bizarre incidents continue to occur frequently on the other side of town.
Tokime, a mysterious beauty, appears and a new evil casts its shadow over the Windy City.
It’s the start of a new battle for Kamen Rider W.
The manga launched in Shogakukanit is great comic minds magazine in August 2017.
the Kamen Rider O series aired from September 2009 to August 2010 as the 11th Kamen Rider Heisei era spectacle in Japan. The show played Renn Kiriyama like Shotaro Hidari and Masaki Suda like his friend Philip.
Update: Crunchyroll reports that it will begin streaming the anime in August in “North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, Middle East, and CIS.” The company had misidentified the roles of the theme song artists, but has since corrected the error.
Sources: Kamen Rider franchise‘s website, Comic Natalie