During the live broadcast titled “Tokyo Mew Mew New Anime News & Cast Unit Unveiling Online Event '1st MEW ▽ ting“, it was revealed that the anime Tokyo Mew Mew New, the new animation project in the Tokyo Mew Mew franchise, has dated its Japanese premiere for the year 2022. The press release also revealed a new visual and production team.
As part of the 20th anniversary of the manga written by Reiko Yoshida and illustrated by Mia Ikumi, Tokyo Mew Mew, as well as the 65th anniversary of Kodansha publisher's Nakayoshi magazine, the new animation project was announced in April 2020. .
Cast of voices
- Yuuki Tenma as Ichigo.
- Mirai Hinata as Mint Aizawa.
- Ryouko Juuni as Lettuce Midorikawa.
- Rian Toda as Pudding Fong.
- Momoka Ishii as Zakuro Fujiwara.
- Takahiro Natori (Aria the Crepuscolo, Cannon Busters) is directing the anime at Yumeta Company Studios in collaboration with Graphinica.
- Yuka Yamada (Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon, Bungaku Shoujo, Neo Angelique Abyss) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Satoshi Ishino (Date A Live) is in charge of character design.
The five voice actresses of this new animation project are also making up the musical unit Smewthie, which will release its first digital single on March 22 in Japan.
Synopsis of Tokyo Mew Mew
The story centers on Ichigo Momomiya, who was hoping that her date with her love interest, Masaya Aoyama, would end romantically instead of being knocked unconscious after seeing a cat enter her body. Things get weirder when the next day he discovers that he has begun to exhibit feline instincts and habits. Finally, when Masaya is attacked by a monster, she discovers that she can turn into a magical girl with cat ears, named Mew Ichigo. After this, Ichigo discovers that, together with other girls just like her, they must defend the planet from an imminent threat.
Source: Comic Natalie
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