Start your engines. Or get ‘em revved up, anyway: Appare-Ranman! is set to hit screens in April.
For those who haven’t heard of the show yet: it’s a fresh original anime from P.A.Works (Shirobako) about two dudes from early 20th-century Japan who end up participating in a coast-to-coast race in America.
Here’s how the cast and crew is looking:
Director, series composition: Masakazu Hashimoto (Soul Eater Not!)
Character designer, animation director: Yurie Ohgashi (Kuromukuro animation director)
Original character designer: Ahndongshik
Mechanical designer: Shiho Takeuchi (Halo Legends)
Music: Evan Call (Violet Evergarden)
Natsuki Hanae as Sorano Appare
Seiichiro Yamashita as Isshiki Kosame
Aoi Yuki as Hototo
Sora Amamiya as Jin Xiaoleng
Soma Saito as Al Leon
Fumiko Orikasa as Sophia Taylor
We’re looking forward to seeing how this one turns out in a few short months! This April, it’s off to the races.