On the official site for the anime adaptation of the spin-off manga written by Jin Itou and illustrated by Jet kuma, Umayon, a new promotional video for the project was published. The video reveals that the short series will premiere on July 7 in Japan.

Additionally, the second promotional image of this project was also published.

For his part, Kuma is in charge of drawing the original manga while Itou is in charge of writing it. The company Cygames the original idea is credited. The manga began to be published on the website Cycomi from the Cygames editorial department in March 2018, and focuses on the daily lives of characters, such as Special Week, Silence Suzuka, among others. The series is a spin-off of Uma Musume Pretty Derby.

Production team

  • Siya Miyajima (BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Peak) is in charge of directing the series in the studios DMM.futureworks In collaboration with W-Toon Studio.
  • Miyajima is doing the storyboards in conjunction with the manga's author, Jin Itou, and is also serving as a character designer.
  • Tetsuya Uchida is in charge of the musical production under the sound direction of Yuuichi Morita.

Synopsis of Umayon

In a world very similar to ours, the great racing horses of the past received the opportunity to be reborn as “uma musume”, girls with the ears and tail of a horse, but who also count on their speed and endurance. The best of these girls have the privilege of studying at Tracen Academy in Tokyo, hoping to gain fame and fortune by being both runners and idols.

Special Week is a high school student girl-horse who has just been transferred to Tracen, and is determined to fulfill her promise to her mother to become the best horse-girl in Japan.

Source: Natalie Comic

(c) Cygames, Inc.


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