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LISTENERS (リスナーズ, Risunāzu) is an original Japanese anime television series produced by MAPPA, created by Jin, Dai Satou, Taichi Hashimoto, and directed by Hiroaki Ando.[1] The series premiered in April 4, 2020 on the Animeism programming block on MBS and other networks.[2]

The opening theme is "Into the blue's" by ACCAMER written by Jin and features 11 different ending songs sung by µ (Rie Takahashi) and composed by Jin.

Anime Edit

Synopsis Edit

The story of LISTENERS is set in a world where humanity's way of life is threatened by mysterious lifeforms known as the Earless. The only hope against the Earless are heroes known as Players, who can interface with special combat mecha known as Equipment.

After witnessing an epic battle (known as a the "Project Freedom Festival") between the Earless and the Players 10 years ago in which a Player named Jimi became a legend, a young boy named Echo has been longing to meet a Prayer again. Echo lives in a scrap town known as Liverchester, and one day when he's working on excavating the garbage mountain outside of town, he encounters a girl named μ ("Mu") who is suffering from amnesia. μ is also a Player, and she has an input jack in her waist.

Together, Echo and μ set out on a journey to discover μ's origins and to unravel the mysteries of her predecessor, Jimi.

Characters Edit

Myuu Listeners Newtype

LISTENERS newtype page from June 2019

Staff Edit

  • Draft: 1st PLACE
  • Original Story: 1st PLACE, Story Riders
  • Planning and Production: Story Riders
  • Original Story Concepts: Jin, Dai Satou, Taichi Hashimoto
  • Series Composition: Dai Satou
  • Original Character Design: pomodorosa
  • Sub-character Designers and Chief Animation Directors
  • Mechanical Design: Hiroyuki Terao
  • Color Design: Junko Suenaga
  • Art Director: Yoshio Tanioka
  • Director of Photography: Takashi Yanagida
  • CGI Supervisor: Tomohiro Kawahara
  • CGI Director: Taisuke Gotō
  • 3DCG: Shiitake Digital
  • Editing: Mutsumi Takemiya
  • Sound Director: Kisuke Koizumi
  • Sound Production: dugout
  • Music: L!th!um
  • Music Producer: Jin
  • Music Production: DMM Music, Seitaro Shimizu (EDWORD RECORDS)
  • Animation Studio: MAPPA

Video Edit

References Edit

  1. https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2020/01/27-1/listeners-tv-anime-rocks-the-world-unveiling-1st-trailer-and-cast
  2. https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2020/02/02-1/listeners-tv-anime-reveals-25-roles-character-settings
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