The main staff, cast, and a new key visual have been revealed for 18if, an upcoming TV anime based on the 18: Kimi to Tsunagaru Puzzle smart phone RPG / puzzle game by Mobcast.
The staff of 18if includes:
Supervising director: Kouji Morimoto Series composition: Atsuhiro Tomioka Design supervisor: Hiroko Kazui Character design: Tadashi Oppata Art settings: Tatsuya Sakai Art director: Sawako Takagi Color settings: Toshie Suzuki, Yuuko Satou CG director: Akane Nagamine Director of photography: Naoki Kitamura Editing: Akari Saitō Sound director: Yota Tsuruoka Music: Ryūdai Abe Animation production: GONZO Original work: Mobcast Director: Akira Nishimori and others (each story is supervised individually)
The cast of 18if includes:
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Haruto Tsukishiro, a young man who gets caught up in adventures in the world of dreams after meeting the Professor Kanzaki and a mysterious girl named Lily.
Takehito Koyasu as Katsumi Kanzaki, a scientist who is studying the dream world and “Sleeping Beauty Sickness”. Katsumi takes an interest in Haruto after the young man encounters Lily. In real life, Katsumi is a sloppy dresser with ruffled hair, but in the dream world, he takes the form of a gentlemanly cat.