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Watanabe, Bones Prep Anime Series 'Carol & Tuesday' for 2019

Director of ‘Cowboy Bebop’ and producer of ‘My Hero Academia’ holding open auditions for voice roles in Japanese and English.

The anime series 'Carol & Tuesday' debuts next year and will be directed by Shinichiro Watanabe and produced by the Bones studio.

The original anime series Carol & Tuesday, the most-recent collaboration between director Shinichiro Watanabe and anime production studio Bones, will begin airing on Fuji TV’s brand new anime time slot +Ultra in April 2019.

Watanabe is best known as director of the iconic hit series Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo, among others; and Bones for series such as Eureka Seven and My Hero Academia.

The series will feature original character designs by Eisaku Kubonouchi, known for his character designs in the Kiki’s Delivery Service and Heidi, Girl of the Alps episodes of Nissin Cup Noodles’ commercial series Hungry Days. The screenplay is by Aya Watanabe, known for working on the script of NHK’s television drama Carnation, the film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish and more.

The music which ties the entire plot together will be handled by FlyingDog, Inc., known for the music of the Macross series and countless other hit anime titles.

This new anime series’ worldwide broadcast is currently under consideration. It has also been announced that the vocal auditions for the voices of the main characters Carol and Tuesday will be open to applicants worldwide.

The winners of the audition grand prize will also be singing the song of Carol and Tuesday in the anime, as well as receiving a CD debut. Auditions are open now through April 25, and applicants may apply for both English and Japanese roles via the form on the project’s official website.

Source: Bones

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Tom McLean has been writing for years about animation from a secret base in Los Angeles.