The official Twitter account for the television anime adaptation of Shuuichi Shigeno’s MF Ghost manga revealed on Friday that the anime will premiere on October 1 on Tokyo MX, BS11, and RKB Mainichi Radio. The anime will also air on Animax, TV Aichi, Shizuoka Broadcasting System, TV Setouchi, Tochigi TV and YTV.
Tomohito Naka (Initial D Legend 2: Racer, Intial D Legend 3: Dream, Sword Gai: The Animation) is directing the anime at his Felix Film studio. Kenichi Yamashita (Ketsuekigata-kun!, I’m actually…) is responsible for writing the series’ scripts and writing them with Akihiko Inari. Naoyuki Onda (Mobile SuitGundam Hathaway, Psycho-Pass 3) is designing the characters and is one of the chief animation directors along with Chiyoko Sakamoto. Hiroki Uchida is the 3D director. Masafumi Mima is directing the sound, and Akio Dobashi (Initial D: Legend, Sisters of Wellber, Dance in the Vampire Bund) is composing the music.
Yū Serizawa performs the opening theme song “JUNGLE FIRE feat. MOTSU” and Himika Akaneya performed the ending theme song “Stereo Sunset (Prod. AmPm)”.
The series takes place in the 2020s, when self-driving cars are popular in Japan. The manga revolves around Kanata Livington, a Japanese racer who returns to Japan after graduating at the top of his class at a racetrack in England. The film also focuses on the MFG, a public road race track that has gained worldwide attention.
Source: Twitter of the anime MF Ghost account