Kisejuu is an original manga by Hitoshi Iwaaki (story & art). It focuses on the life in a specific Japanese city (Tokyo) after the Earth has been invaded by parasites who take over the minds of humans by entering in their bodies via ears, mouth, nose or any other route they can use. The manga was published in Kodansha’s Afternoon mag from 1990 until 1995.
The anime adaptation of this manga will be performed by MADHOUSE animation studio under the supervision of director Kenichi Shimizu and series composer Shouji Yonemura (Guin Saga). The animated characters will be designed by Karekano’s Tadashi Hiramatsu and the music will be composed by Ken Arai.
Nobunaga Shimazaki (Free!’s Haru, Date A Live’s Shido) will play Shinichi Izumi
Aya Hirano (Fairy Tail’s Lucy, Death Note’s Misa) will voice the parasite Migi
Kana Hanazawa (Tokyo Ghoul’s Rise, Persona 4 the Golden Animation’s Marie) will play Satomi Murano
The show will air in October.
It will be animated, but will it be nice? What do you think about this project?