Japanese animation studio Bones debuted a teaser yesterday for Mob Psycho 100, a series adaptation of the manga by Japanese indie artist, One.The concept revolves around a shy boy, nicknamed Mob, with psychic abilities who must keep his emotions under control, because when he reaches 100% of his emotional capacity, he explodes.
Last fall, an adaptation of another manga by One, One-Punch Man, produced by Madhouse, debuted to enthusiastic reviews, but the style of that show owes more to manga artist Yusuke Murata, who had produced a remake of One’s original comic work. Mob Psycho 100, on the other hand, takes its inspiration from One’s energetic, purposefully primitive drawing style. While the overall design has obviously been streamlined for production purposes, the teaser suggests that anyone looking for more graphically adventurous anime may want to give this series a look when it debuts later this year.
The talent involved with the show is considerable: director is Yuzuru Tachikawa (Death Parade), scripts by Hiroshi Seko (Ajin), character design by Yoshimichi Kameda (One-Punch Man animation director), sound direction by Kazuhiro Wakabayashi (Eureka Seven, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Soul Eater) and music by Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell, Hana Moyu, Patlabor).
(h/t, Anime News Network)