Ikebukuro West Gate Park which is an upcoming anime based on Ira Ishida’s mystery light novel series. In the past the novels have been adapted into a popular Live-action television series which aired in 2000 and then into a manga by Sena Aritou in 2001. Now the popular novel series is being revived as a anime.
The TV anime adaptation was announced last year in September and since then fans are pretty excited to see their favourite characters on their silver screens.
So in this anime guide we will be sharing you all the details we know about Ikebukuro West Gate Park including its release Date, available trailers, visuals, cast and lead staff members. Without further ado let’s get started.
When is Ikebukuro West Gate Park Release Date?
Ikebukuro West Gate Park anime release date was originally set for July 2020 but it was delayed due to effects of COVID-19 on production. But now that Japanese government has lifted the lockdown, things are getting back to normal and production once again has began.
Also it has been confirmed that Ikebukuro West Gate Park will now premiere in October 2020.
Ikebukuro West Gate Park Anime Trailer
On Friday, its official website began streaming the first English-subtitled promotional trailer for the upcoming anime adaptation which you can watch below.
Its main storyline is set in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro ward, in the eponymous Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Kouen (known by locals as “Ikebukuro West Gate Park,” the place’s English name). The story centers on Makoto Majima, the son of a local fruit vendor, and known as the “Troubleshooter of Ikebukuro.” He helps everyone from his friends to local street toughs in solving various incidents. It is mystery solving anime with the slight touch of romance.
What is the cast of Ikebukuro West Gate Park Anime?
As we reach toward its premiere, we will be learning more about the complete cast of the anime. As of writing below are confirmed cast members who will be voicing the following characters.
- Kentarō Kumagai as Makoto
- Kouki Uchiyama as Takashi
- Reiō Tsuchida as Kyōichi
Studio and Staff
Japan based animation studio Doga Kobo is animating the anime series with Tomoaki Koshida as director, Fumihiko Shimo incharge of script composition and Junichirō Taniguchi as character designer.
How many episodes are there in Ikebukuro West Gate Park Season 1?
According to reports, the first season of Ikebukuro West Gate Park Anime adaptation will have a total of 12 episodes which is the average number for any seasonal anime.