The official website for Doga Kobo‘s original television anime series Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night (Yoru no Kurage wa Oyogenai) revealed its first fully animated promotional video on Wednesday. The trailer revealed the anime’s main cast, more staff, and April 2024 premiere.
The anime’s main cast includes:
- Miku Itō as Mahiru Kōzuki
- Rie Takahashi as Kano Yamanouchi
- Miyu Tomita as Kiwi Watase
- Miyuri Shimabukuro as Mei “Kim Anouk” Takanashi
The newly announced staff are:
- Chief Animation Directors: Junichirō Taniguchi, Akiko Toyoda, Asuka Suzuki
- Main Animators: Shinnosuke Ota, Saurabh Singh, Kazuma Nakao
- Onscreen Illustrations’ Rough Sketches: Hamunesugo
- Sound Director: Eriko Kimura
- Music: Masaru Yokoyama
- Music Production: King Records
The anime’s staff also announced its manga adaptation by Niko Fujii, which will launch on Kodansha‘s Magazine Pocket app in April 2024. Fujii drew an illustration to celebrate the manga adaptation announcement:
The youth story about a group of girls exposed to creativity will take place in Shibuya. JELEE is credited with the original work, and Ryohei Takeshita (Eromanga Sensei) is directing the series at Doga Kobo. popman3580 is the original character designer, and Junichirō Taniguchi (Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story, Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru) is adapting those designs for animation. Yūki Yaku (Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki light novel author) is writing and overseeing the series scripts.