On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Akane Shimizu, Hataraku Saibou, it was revealed that the special episode "Hataraku Saibou !!" Saikyou no Teki, Futatabi. Karada no Naka wa "Chou" Ousawagi! " will last 112 minutes.
This episode will premiere in theaters in Japan on September 5 and will show a story presented in the fifth compilation volume of the original manga, actually being one of the episodes of the second season, only it will have an early premiere.
For his part, Shimizu has been publishing the manga in Kodansha publisher's Monthly Shonen Sirius magazine since March 2015, and has inspired a considerable number of spin-off series based on other cell types.
Additionally, the play inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation aired between July and September 2018, and produced by David Production studios under the direction of Kenichi Suzuki and scripts written by Yuuko Kakihara. A second season is confirmed for the month of January 2021, as well as an anime adaptation of the spin-off manga Hataraku Saibou Black for the same month.
Cast of voices
The following cast members will debut in this episode:
- Yuri Yoshida as Lactic Acid Bacteria (Kuro).
- Rie Takahashi as Lactic Acid Bacteria (Aka).
- Natsumi Fujiwara as Lactic Acid Bacterium (Panda).
- Yurika Kubo as Lactic Acid Bacteria (Buchi).
- Hirofumi Ogura is the new director of the second season (and this special) at David Production Studios.
- Yuuko Kakihara returns to write and supervise the scripts.
- Takahiko Yoshida returns to design the characters.
- Kenichiro Suehiro returns to compose the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Hataraku Saibou
This is a story about you. It is actually a story that unfolds within you. According to a new study, the human body is made up of around 37 trillion cells. These cells must work hard every day within a world that is actually your own body. From erythrocytes carrying oxygen to bacteria fighting white blood cells, meet these forgotten heroes and the drama that unfolds within you! This is the strangest and most interesting story about the life of cells!
Source: AIR News
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