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Appare-Ranman!, Original Anime from P.A.Works, Announced

P.A.Works, the folks behind Shirobako and Fairy Gone, have a new original anime on the way.

It’s called Appare-Ranman!, and it’s about an engineer and a samurai who get stranded in America and decide to compete in a race from Los Angeles to New York called the Trans-America Wild Race in their very own steam-powered car.

Count us in, man.

The credits look a little like this:

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)

Sources: MoetronANN

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.