The studios Doga Kobo have just announced "Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night" (Yoru no Kurage wa Oyogenai), set to premiere in 2024 to celebrate the studio's 50th anniversary. While the plot details are being kept under wraps, we do know that the anime is the brainchild of JELEE, with direction by Ryouhei Takeshita and writing supervision by Yuki Yaku.

Production team

  • JELLE the original story is credited, while Ryouhei Takeshita (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii, Eromanga Sensei) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios Doga Kobo.
  • yuki yaku (Jaku-Chara Tomozaki-kun) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
  • popman3580 original designs are credited, while Junichirou Taniguchi (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Prison School, GOSICK, Yesterday wo Utatte) is in charge of character design and animation direction.

Synopsis for Jellyfish Can't Swim in the Night

But what's "Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night" really about? It's a coming-of-age story about a girl who wanders the streets of Shibuya at night, feeling lost and without a sense of direction. That is, until she has a special encounter that begins to change her life in profound ways. Along the way, viewers will be treated to a celebration of the creative and anonymous activities of girls as they navigate their way through the ups and downs of adolescence.

"I want to find out what I like." Shibuya, a city full of identities. A girl who wanders in the Shibuya Ward at night and who cannot become anything, begins to change after a special encounter with someone else. A coming-of-age story by Ryouhei Takeshita, director of “Eromanga Sensei,” and Yuki Yaku, author of “Jaku-Chara Tomozaki-kun,” brought to you by Doga Kobo, celebrating her fiftieth anniversary. The creative and anonymous activities of the girls begin at last.

Jellyfish Can't Swim in the Night


If you're a fan of anime and looking for a new series to add to your watch list, then be sure to keep an eye out for "Jellyfish Can’t Swim in the Night" when it premieres in 2024. With the creative talents of JELEE, Ryouhei Takeshita, Yuki Yaku, popman3580, and Junichirou Taniguchi at the helm, we can't wait to see what this new anime has in store for us!

Source: comic natalie


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