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WIT Studio and CloverWorks to produce SPY x FAMILY anime adaptation

A renowned Japanese leaker confirmed the production of an anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Tatsuya Endo, SPY x FAMILY. The leak indicated that the premiere is scheduled for the year 2022 and that the production is carried out by WIT Studio in collaboration with studios Cloverworks. The official information will be published shortly accompanied by the first promotional image of the project.

For his part, Tatsuya began publishing the manga through the website Shonen Jump Plus from the publisher Shueisha in March 2019. The publisher published the sixth compiled volume on December 28, followed by the seventh on June 4 in Japan. The work already has more than 12 million copies in accumulated circulation.

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Production team

  • Kazuhiro furuhashi (Haikara-san ga Tooru Movie 1: Benio, Hana no 17-sai, Hunter x Hunter, Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan) is in charge of the direction of the anime in WIT Studio and Cloverworks.
  • Kazuaki shimada (Mahou Shoujo Nante Mou Ii Desukara, Yakusoku no Neverland) is in charge of character design.
  • (K) NoW_NAME (Dorohedoro, Fairy Gone, Hai to Gensou no Grimgar) is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
  • Takuya eguchi (Hachiman Hikigaya in Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru) will play Lloyd Forger.

SPY x FAMILY Synopsis

For the agent known as “Twilight”, no order is too high if it is for the sake of peace. Operating as Westalis’ master spy, Twilight works tirelessly to prevent extremists from unleashing a war with neighboring Ostania. For his last mission, he must investigate the politician from Ostania Donovan Desmond infiltrating his son’s school: the prestigious Eden Academy. Thus, the agent faces the most difficult task of his career: getting married, having a child and playing family.

Twilight, or “Loid Forger,” quickly adopts the humble orphan Anya to play the role of a six-year-old daughter and a possible student at Eden Academy. As a wife, she meets Yor Briar, a distracted office worker who needs a fake partner to impress her friends. However, Loid is not the only one with a hidden nature. Yor is actually the deadly assassin “Thorn Princess” and, for her, marrying Loid creates the perfect cover. Meanwhile, Anya is not the ordinary girl she seems to be; she is an Esper, the product of secret experiments that allow her to read minds. Although she discovers their true identities, Anya is delighted that her new parents are cool secret agents! She would never tell them, of course. That would spoil the fun.

Source: Ryokutya

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