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The official website for the Reiwa-era anime project for Kei Ikeda’s Zenryoku Usagi manga announced on Wednesday that the series will premiere on TV Saitama on October 7 at 5:55 p.m. JST before airing. on Kanagawa TV and Chiba TV. The anime will also air on DMM TV and Anime Store on October 8.
As previously announced, Atsushi Nigorikawa is directing the new anime at Rising Force, and Misa Morie is writing the script. Miki Urashima is designing the characters. Shinya Satō (PICKUP) and Hiroshi Ukai (Bros. Bird) are producing.
The comedy revolves around hard-working construction workers — who happen to be bunnies — with the simple mottos “Give everything you’ve got in everything you do” and “Live with everything you’ve got .”
Ikeda first posted the manga online, and Media Factory (later Kadokawa) published the manga in four volumes with two spin-off volumes.
The manga inspired a series of 52 short films that aired in Japan in the Chibi Ani Gekijō (Little Anime Theater) program in 2008 (during Japan’s former Heisei period). Ikeda and Media Factory have also created many spin-off products featuring the characters.
Source: website, Comic Natalie
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