Amazon Prime Video Japan posted a brand new trailer on Wednesday for its Modern Love: Tokyo ~Samazama na Ai no Katachi~ (Numerous Types of Love) unique anthology series, which is able to comprise an anime episode by Naoko Yamada (Okay-ON!, The Heike Story, A Silent Voice). The video previews clips from every episode, together with Yamada’s (at timestamp 0:43), and in addition previews the series’ theme music “Setting Sail ~Modern Love Tokyo~” by Superior Metropolis Membership.
Haru Kuroki and Masataka Kubota will star as voice actors in Yamada’s episode, which is titled “Kare ga Kanaderu Futari no Shirabe” (He Performs Their Very Personal Melody). Different actors in the series apart from Kuroki and Kubota embody Asami Mizukawa, Atsuko Maeda, Nana Eikura, Tasuku Emoto, Ran Ito, Ryo Ishibashi, Ryō Narita, Kaho, Hiromi Nagasaku, Yūsuke Santamaria, Naomi Scott, Sosuke Ikematsu, Wakana Matsumoto, Shinobu Terajima, Meiko Kaji, Kengo Kōra, Kisetsu Fujiwara, Toko Miura, and Jun Kunimura.
Modern Love is an anthology of tales set in Tokyo with the theme of recent love. The series will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on October 21. It would encompass six live-action works and one anime episode. Atsuko Hirayanagi, the series’ showrunner and one of many administrators and scriptwriters of the series, needs to convey a glimpse of Japan at the moment, connecting with viewers around the globe by the common theme of affection. Different administrators and writers concerned with the series aside from Hirayanagi and Yamada embody Ryūichi Hiroki, Nobuhiro Yamashita, Naoko Ogigami, and Kiyoshi Kurosawa (all administrators aside from Yamada are additionally listed as scriptwriters).
Yamada is a veteran director on a number of Kyoto Animation works, earlier than leaving the studio and shifting to Science SARU as a director in 2021. There she directed The Heike Story, her first work with the studio, which debuted in September 2021. In Kyoto Animation, she directed a few of the studio’s most iconic works, together with Okay-ON!, A Silent Voice, Liz and the Blue Fowl, Tamako Market, and Tamako Love Story. She was additionally the series director on Sound! Euphonium. She is engaged on the brand new unique anime Backyard of Remembrance.