Aguu -Tensai Ningyou-: Anime reveals character designs


Studio DEEN has opened a website for Aguu -Tensai Ningyou-, the animated television adaptation of the Chinese comic Aguu de Yichun Jun, in which we present a first promotional image, the character designs and the cards of the same.



In the cast they will be:


Noriko Shibasaki as Ai, 16 years old. She is a great ballet dancer. She is virtuous, passionate and puts a lot of effort into what she does. He has a lot of courage and a great sense of justice, appreciating to a large extent those he has around him. She is also too gullible and can be quite clueless.


Eriko Matsui as Machi, 16 years old. She is a ballet dancer and very vain. She was beautiful, talented, with money and a ballet genius, but one day her life took a 180 degree turn.


Wataru Takagi as Rasho, 81 years old. He is a Go player, sincere and virtuous. His skills are average, but he is one of those who never give up. It can also be very stubborn. He is the evangelist of the 140th generation of the Association of Brothers and Sisters of Salvation.


Satoshi Shibasaki as Rafu, 15 years old. His specialty is fighting. He has a great sense of justice, but he is very emotional and irascible. It tends to solve everything with violence. He respects his grandfather Rasho very much.


The series will debut in July.

Ai is a regular girl who is a dancer. Her friend Machi also devotes herself to dance, but unlike her, she is a prodigy in what she does. Seeing Machi so overflowing with talent is something that usually saps Ai a bit, but one day she discovers her friend's secret: the existence of the Aguu, small entities that fit in the palm of their hands and that give great talent to whoever owns them. In order to save Machi, who has become a "Seamstress" that makes Aguu, Ai will become a "Savior". The Savior are a group of people who have been facing generations who have become Seamstress for many generations.

Bob Shirohata (Momoiro Sisters, Hiiro no Kakera) will be the director under Studio DEEN. Yuiko Kato (real image of Hanabi) will supervise the scripts, while Masaaki Kannan (Gifu Dodo !! Kanetsugu to Keiji) will be the chief animation director and character designer. Maho Aoki will design the backgrounds, being Masakazu Miyake (Konosuba, Himouto! Umaru-chan R) the artistic director and Imari Katsuragi (Super Lovers) responsible for the color. Hozumi Goda (Junji Ito Collection) will be the sound director and Yuki Shibasaki will compose the music.

Yichun Jun launched the comic on the web Tencent Comic in 2014, adding to date more than 9.500 million views. A spinoff called Kyoukugen was released on the Japanese horror manga website Osoroshiya in October 2016.