An official Twitter account was launched to announce that Aimer and Ryo-timo’s animated short series Yoru no Kuni (Night World) will premiere on Aimer’s official YouTube channel on April 16. Ryo-timo is in charge of directing the project while Aimer performs the main theme song “Trill.” The ad also included a promotional video and a visual by illustrator Nomiya. The motto writes: “A place you can only go to late at night.”
Cast of voices
- Junichi Suwabe as Yoru, who looks like a bird and lives in the night world.
- Misaki Kuno as Chiya, the protagonist of the first night, who always holds a stuffed animal that reminds him of her dog Choco of her.
- Natsuki Miwa as Chiya’s mother.
- Hormichi Tezuka as Chiya’s father.
- Ryo-timo, also known as Ryousuke Sawa (Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone, Yozakura Quartet) is in charge of the project direction at Studio Daisy, as well as the original designs and storyboards.
- Rei Takaku was commissioned to write the scenarios and Sato Takahara is credited for concept art.
- Yuuya Fukuda is in charge of character design with the assistance of Sunao Chikaoka.
- Yurie Minamikata is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.