According to Animenewsnetwork, the official YouTube channel for Fuji TV's noitamina block began streaming a second trailer for the upcoming original anime Punch Line on Friday. The trailer introduces the main cast.
The cast includes:
Marina Inoue as Yūta Iridatsu, the protagonist whose spirit has been separated from his body.
Sora Amamiya as Mikatan Narugino, a bright and spacey idol.
Rie Kugimiya as Meika Daihatsu, a genius inventor who loves her grandfather.
Minako Kotobuki as Ito Hikiotani, a NEET who plays online games.
Haruka Tomatsu as Rabura Chichibu, a gal-style fishy spiritual medium.
In addition, Yuri Yoshida will play Chiranosuke. Yutaka Uemura will direct the series at MAPPA from scripts by Kōtarō Uchikoshi, who is best known for his scripts for the adventure visual novel Ever17. Music producer and composer Tetsuya Komuro will score the anime's music, and MAGES. will produce the show. Shōta Iwasaki is designing the characters.
Shoko Nakagawa (Shokotan) and Dempagumi.inc will perform the opening theme "PUNCH LINE!", under the group name, "Shokotan Dempagumi.inc."
The staff hinted that the reason Komuro was chosen for composer is due to the fact that the anime has a strong connection to music. The slogan for the anime is, "Once he sees underwear, humanity is destroyed!?"
Punch Line will premiere on the Fuji TV programming block Noitamina on April 9.