Another Anime Comeback: Shounen Ashibe to Get Revamp

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What You Need to Know:

  • Starting with Osomatsu-san, then the recent announcements about Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko and Bonobono, it seems that a lot of classic anime series are making a comeback.
  • The most recent of which is Shounen Ashibe, a manga adaptation which was first animated back in 1991. The story follows elementary school boy Ashibe Ashiya and his everyday life with his pet sea lion, Goma-chan.
  • The new version, called Shounen Ashibe: Go! Go! Goma-chan, will begin airing on April 5, with each episode being 9 minutes long. It will be directed by Nobuhiro Kondou (Jewelpet Magical Change) with series composition by Toshimitsu Takeuchi (Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold). The producer will be Bridge.
  • We'll be back with more information as soon as it's released, but for now, check out the new visual below!
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Source: NicoNico News

Reactions Around the Web

Aren't they bringing back too many old anime?
I wonder how this will turn out... Will it just be a straight-up re-animation?
Ahh, Goma-chan!! So cute!
No way!! I'll definitely be watching this.
I wonder if they'll bring back the original voice acting cast?

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Another re-animation?! Seriously?
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I wonder if Osomatsu-san's popularity started off this trend...