What You Need to Know:
- Aniplex of America officially announced earlier today that the highly anticipated summer anime series, Cells at Work!, will be premiering on Crunchyroll, the world’s largest destination for anime and manga in the world, on July 7th at 9:30 AM PDT.
- The series is an anime adaptation of a popular manga by Akane Shimizu from publisher Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Sirius. Cells at Work! takes viewers to an interesting world featuring anthropomorphized cells as blue collar workers hard at work within the human body. Throughout the series, the workforce, which includes characters like red blood cells, white blood cells, killer T-cells, macrophages, and platelets, must deal with the many perils brought about by constant bacterial invasions.
- The anime series features a super star voice cast which includes Tomoaki Maeno (Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU, BLEND-S), Kana Hanazawa (Nisekoi, Blue Exorcist), Daisuke Ono (Black Butler, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure), Ayako Kawasumi (Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero), Saori Hayami (The irregular at magic high school, Sword Art Online), and Yuichi Nakamura (Durarara!!, Oreimo). Anime powerhouse david production, who’s work on Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure and ERASED received much acclaim from both fans and critics, will be handling the animation production for the series with Kenichi Suzuki (Drifters) serving as director. Series composition will be handled by Yuko Kakihara (Persona 4: The Animation, Digimon Adventure tri.) and character design by Takahiko Yoshida from Honey and Clover and Oreimo2.
Source: Official Press Release
I love the fact that they're taking initiative to create an anime that's entertaining but also educational.
Yeah not many anime do that nowadays, especially about the human body.