Some quick news for all you lovers of the unpleasant animal facts: Zannen na Ikimono Ziten (“The Unfortunate Animal Encyclopedia”), a series of educational picture books by Tadaaki Imaizumi featuring trivia about the odder aspects of the animal kingdom, will continue its anime adaptation in 2022 with a theatrical anime film entitled Zannen na Ikimono Ziten The Movie.
The main staff for the film has been revealed, including:
- Original work: “Zannen na Ikimono Ziten” series (published by Takahashi Shoten)
- Supervisor: Tadaaki Imaizumi
- Animation production: Fanworks
- Distribution: Aeon Entertainment
Zannen na Ikimono Ziten has previously been adapted into a short form TV anime with direction by Jun Aoki and animation production by Fanworks that broadcasts on NHK E TV. The movie will focus on strange and unfortunate animals that live in three areas: Antarctica, Australia, and the Azumi Basin in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
Source: Comic Natalie
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