[AnimeJapan 2016] POPING Q, TOEI Animation 60th anniversary work


TOEI Animation is one of the oldest Japanese animation business and merchandising company established in 1956, and it’s 60th anniversary this year. TOEI Animation has launch the new animation movie project called POPING Q 『ポッピンQ』and widely announced the information including casts on the special stage during AnimeJapan 2016.



When you first see these characters you should feel something very familiar to them and the style of the illustration. You are such a anime lover if you notice that the characters are created by Kuroboshikouhaku, 黒星紅白, the famous illustrator and the designer from the TV animation Sekai Seifuku: Bouryaku no Zvezda 世界征服~謀略のズヴィズダー.

The story is about 5 junior high school girls who are just about to graduate from their school. They are confused in the age of puberty, but one day, they start to see something different and everything changes..

The next big thing is about the casts and it’s been expressed like Kami casting on internet.


Shiori Izawa, 井澤詩織 as 日岡蒼


Ari Oawa, 小澤亜李 as 大道あさひ


Asami Seto, 瀬戸麻沙美 as 小湊伊純


Atsumi Tanezaki, 種﨑敦美 as 友立小夏


Tomoyo Kurosawa, 黒沢ともよ as 都久井沙紀

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There are also deformed characters although we are not informed what these cute animal characters are and to introduce from left hand side.

Satomi Arai 新井里美 as ルピイ
M・A・O as タドナ
Marina Tanoue, 田上真里奈 as ポコン
Kaede Hondo, 本渡楓 as ダレン
Kaori Ishihara, 石原夏織 as ルチア

You know TOEI Animation is the maker of Precure series and the director Naoki Miyahara 宮原直樹 is the director of Precure movie プリキュアオールスターズDX 3Dシアター. As many of anime contains idols and CG dance scenes, POPING Q has no exception. The quality is absolutely brilliant.

The movie is on cinema next winter time as the press said and hope it’s coming this winter 2016.

For more information visit http://www.popin-q.com.

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