The official web site for the brand new movie in Fanworks‘ anime adaptation of the Zannen na Ikimono Jiten (Humorous & Adorable Evolutionary Creatures or actually, Encyclopedia of Pitiful Creatures) ebook collection introduced eight new cast members on Tuesday.

The cast contains: (Left column, high to backside in picture above)

  • Tesshō Genda as Diplo
  • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kuka
  • Noriko Hidaka as Leroy’s mom
  • Rina Satou as Tsukiko’s mom

(Right column, high to backside in picture above)

  • Junya Enoki as Jason, who targets Leroy
  • Mikako Komatsu as Wanda
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Tsukiko, the asian black bear
  • Rie Kugimiya as Usao’s mom

The cast members embrace Natsuki Hanae as Leroy the koala (high left in picture above), Maaya Uchida as Usao the Japanese hare (high heart), Hiro Shimono as Usagizaki-sempai, Tsuyoshi Muro because the story’s mole co-navigator Mogumogu (backside left), and Sairi Itō because the co-navigator and Mogumogu’s daughter Gurara (backside right).

Oniyakko Tsubaki (heart in picture beneath), Tsukasa Saitō (right), and Kōsei (left) will star within the movie because the platypuses Rate, Pas, and Pura, respectively. The three characters are a part of the movie’s Australia phase “Leroy no Home Tree,” and type the Zannen Trio, who seem within the story in some scenes to sing.

The movie will open on July 8.

The movie can have completely different administrators and scriptwriters for every of its three segments. Previous Zannen na Ikimono Jiten unit director Yūji Uchiyama is directing and writing the scripts for the movie’s Antarctica phase, titled “Pentabi” (Penguin Journey). Midnight Horror School and Web Ghost PiPoPa creator Naomi Iwata is directing the Australia phase “Leroy no Home Tree” (Leroy’s Home Tree), with a script by Yoichi Kato (Space Brothers, Scarlet Nexus). Kei Yoshimizu (Zumomo to Nupepe, Tatakae! Space Attendant Aoi) is directing the Azumino, Japan phase titled “Hachiawase no Mori” (Forest of Encounters), with a script by Toru Hosokawa (Polar Bear’s Café).

Motohiro Hata performs the movie’s theme track “Cider.”

The ebook collection’ Tadaaki Imaizumi returns to oversee the movie, and Aeon Entertainment will distribute.

The ebook collection provides humorous introductions to shocking animal info, similar to “raccoons don’t really wash their food,” “dolphins would drown if they fell completely asleep,” and “chameleons change their colors at will.”

Takahashi Shoten started publishing the ebook collection in 2016.

Mariko Tokunaga directed the books’ first 10-episode anime collection, which premiered in August 2018. Pop Team Epic collection director and scriptwriter Jun Aoki directed two subsequent collection in March 2019 and July 2019. The fourth and newest five-episode collection (additionally directed by Aoki) premiered in January 2021. The ebook collection additionally impressed 24 live-action shorts that ran from October 2020 to March 2021.

Sources: Zannen na Ikimono Jiten movie’s web site, Comic Natalie