TMS Entertainment has announced they will be presenting a panel for the upcoming anime adaptation of the Shonen Jump series Undead Unluck at this year’s Anime Expo Convention. Voice actors Natsuki Hanae (Shen) and Moe Kahara (Fuuko Izumo), as well as Takumi Hashimoto, editor of the Undead Unluck manga, and Ryota Hasegawa, the producer of the anime adaptation, will appear as special guests on the panel. The program will take place on Sunday, July 2nd from 1:30 PM in Main Events of the Los Angeles Convention Center.
The panel event will provide U.S. audiences a first look at the highly anticipated anime adaptation of Yoshifumi Tozuka’s Undead Unluck, from UNLIMITED PRODUCE by TMS in collaboration with animation studio david production (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Fire Force, Cells at Work!). The program will feature a discussion and Q&A with the guests along with video commentary from voice actor Yuichi Nakamura (Andy), followed by an exclusive premiere of an unreleased preview of the show. A trivia and giveaway contest hosted by the cast will proceed the panel. All attendees will also receive an Anime Expo exclusive Undead Unluck fanspecially designed for the panel.
About Undead Unluck
What happens when an unlucky girl meets an undead guy? Pure chaos!
Tired of inadvertently killing people with her special ability Unluck, Fuuko Izumo sets out to end it all. But when she meets Andy, a man who longs for death but can’t die, she finds a reason to live—and he finds someone capable of giving him the death he’s been longing for.
Yoshifumi Tozuka is the creator of Undead Unluck. He made his manga debut with the one-shot Uchuu Kankou C-Arc (Cosmic Arc Travel), which was published in Jump Next! in May 2014. Undead Unluck, his first series, began serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump in January 2020.
Natsuki Hanae is a voice actor, whose roles include Tanjiro Kamado in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Riddle Rosehearts in Disney Twisted-Wonderland, Kosei Arima in Your lie in April, and 9S in Nier:Automata Ver1.1a in addition to many other major characters. He will also be voicing Shen in the upcoming, highly anticipated TV anime adaptation of the Shonen Jump series, Undead Unluck. He won the Best Actor in a Leading Role award during the 14th Seiyu Awards and has a background in narration and radio work.
About Moe Kahara
A rising talent in the industry, Moe Kahara is one of the youngest voice actresses to lead a shonen anime. In addition to her upcoming role as Fuuko Izumo in Undead Unluck, she has appeared in other popular works such as How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom and In the Heart of Kunoichi Tsubaki, quickly establishing herself as a talented and versatile voice actress.
About Takumi Hashimoto
As an editor for the Weekly Shonen Jump, Takumi Hasahimoto works closely with artists to bring readers exciting, new chapters every week. His previous works include 2.5 Dimensional Seduction, High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku, and Ichigoki’s Under Control!!. He is currently in charge of overseeing Undead Unluck.
About Ryota Hasegawa
Ryota Hasegawa is a producer at TMS Entertainment responsible for bringing many captivating titles to life since he started producing in 2014. His portfolio includes shows such as Onihei and Black Rock Shooter. Undead Unluck is his latest project and first Shonen Jump series.
About TMS Entertainment USA, Inc.
TMS Entertainment USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd. (better known as TMS), one of the largest anime studios in Japan. With strong focus on anime production, licensing, and distribution, TMS boasts a library of over 12,000 episodes across a total of 420 titles that include much-loved anime titles such as LUPIN THE 3rd, Dr. STONE, and MEGALOBOX. For more information, visit www.tmsanime.com.Follow TMS Anime to keep up with the latest announcements regarding Undead Unluck and other titles.