Ikebukuro West Gate Park Anime Reveals New Promotional Video

On the official page for the anime adaptation of novels by Irish ishida, Ikebukuro West Gate Parkthe second promotional video of the project was released. The video reveals that the series has dated its premiere on October 6th in Japan.

The anime's premiere was scheduled for July. However, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on production, it was decided to postpone the premiere until October this year.

For his part, Ishida has written thirteen novels for the series. It inspired a popular live-action series in 2000, as well as a special in 2003. Its aritou published a manga adaptation in the magazine Young champion from the publisher Akita Shoten between 2001 and 2004. Sho Kitagawa released another manga adaptation in 2015.


  • Kentarou Kumagai like Makoto.
  • Kouki Uchiyama like Takashi.
  • Reiou Tsuchida like Kyouchi.
  • Chiaki Kobayashi as Masaru Taniguchi.
  • Ayumu Murase like Mitsuki Fujimoto.
  • Tarusuke Shingaki as Minoru Tamotsu.
  • Kensho Ono like Kurou.
  • Ryohei Kimura like Saru.
  • Junichi suwabe like Zero-One.
  • Kenjiro Tsuda like Shadow.
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Reiichirou Yokoyama.
  • Nobuyuki Hiyama like Yoshioka.

Production team

  • Tomoaki Koshida is responsible for directing the anime in the studios Doga Kobo.
  • Fumihiko Shimo is responsible for the composition of the series.
  • Junichirou Taniguchi is responsible for the character design.
  • The group The pinball machines will play the opening song entitled "Needle Knot".
  • The group Innocent in shape He will perform the final song entitled "After Song".

Summary of the Ikebukuro West Gate Park

The thriller takes place in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo under the name of the same name Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Kouen. The story revolves around Makoto Majima, the son of a local fruit seller and known as the "Ikebukuro problem solver". The boy helps everyone from his friends to strangers to solve many and different incidents.

Source: Comic Natalie

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