Action and Comedy aren’t always the best things to blend in media. But sometimes with the right team of animators and a good enough script you get a gem like The Devil is a Part Timer. Aniplex is hoping to tap in to that magic with their latest announcement about summer season anime, a show called. Cells at Work! Already a popular manga in its 5th volume, Aniplex today revealed key visuals and a new website for the show.

Aniplex announced today that they will be developing the manga series about anthropomorphized cells within the human body,Cells at Work!, into a TV anime series.  They also launched a teaser site and a Facebook page for the show which is slate to air this summer.

Cells at Work!

The series is an anime adaptation of popular manga series by Akane Shimizu from publisher Kodansha’s shonen manga magazine Monthly Shonen Sirius. Animation production will be handled by anime powerhouse david production (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, ERASED) with Kenichi Suzuki (Drifters, Crayon Shin-chan) as director, series composition by Yuko Kakihara (Persona 4: The AnimationDigimon Adventure tri.), and character design by Takahiko Yoshida (Honey and Clover, Oreimo2). The series will premier in July of 2018. 

About Cells at Work!:
This is a story about you. A tale about the inside of your body…

According to a new study, the human body consists of approximately 37 trillion cells. These cells are hard at work every day within a world that is your body. From the oxygen carrying Red Blood Cells to the bacteria fighting White Blood Cells, Get to know the unsung heroes and the drama that unfolds inside of you! From the popular manga “Cells at Work!” comes a brand new anthropomorphized anime TV series! It’s the oddly relatable and interesting story that is the life of cells!