Hitori no Shita the outcast
Hitori no Shita the outcast, is an upcoming China-Japan co-production anime premiering this 2016 Summer Simulcast Season, and it is pretty unique. Hitori no Shita the outcast is a "'psychic power battle anime' that is based on a Chinese web comic produced by one of the largest Internet companies in Asia, Tencent. The comic has had over 300 million views in China."
The protagonist of the story, Cho Soran was an ordinary college student before he was involved in a
horrific incident that happened in a small village. When attacked by zombies in a graveyard, he was
rescued by by a mysterious woman. The more he steps into the incident, the more his destiny changes dramatically.
"The anime adaptation is the second project by the Haoliners brand for Japanese market, following the first project Reikenzan. Shanghai Emon works on the planning, while animation production itself is helmed in Japan. Emon was established in October 2015 as the Japanese branch of Haoliners, an animation brand based in Shanghai and a subsidiary of Shanghai Haoliners Cultures Media Co., Ltd. The company is also planning to debut The Silver Guardian (Gin no Guardian) anime, based on another Chinese web comic, in 2017."
Wang Xin is directing Hitori no Shita the outcast with assistant directors Kazuhiro Toda and Mitsuo Mori. Kiriponta is serving as chief animation director and character designer. Arisa Komatsu is in charge of color and Senjukubo and Shin Watanabe are handling background art and storyboards. Yoriu and Ashirogimuto are handling photography under director of photography Hayao Sumitomo. Li Haolin is in charge of planning, Li Jintin is serving as chief executive producer, Riku serving as producer, and Yu Tateishi is the production manager. Yu Gi-Seok is the production desk and Masaki Miyabe and Sou Kaon are handling setting production. Pandanium and Namu Animation are producing the animation."
Hitori no Shita the outcast premieres on July 9, and will run for 12 episodes. A special "episode 0" will air on July 2.
Sources: (http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/06/17-1/things-get-spooky-in-the-preview-video-for-hitori-no-shita-the-outcast), (http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-06-17/hitori-no-shita-the-outcast-tv-series-1st-promo-previews-animation/.103333)
I was getting a little worried about this one, but it was finally announced that Hitori no Shita the oucast will be simulcast on Crunchryoll. This is so awesome! I have high hopes for this China-Japan co-production. Hitori no Shita the outcast premieres on July 9 at 06:30 AM PT (Saturday).