GoHands Drops Some Sick Beats with “W’z” TV Anime


The makers of Hand Shakers are at it again, because GoHands and Frontier Works are teaming up once more to produce W’z (pronounced “Wiz”), an original music-themed TV anime aimed at a josei (“young women”) audience that will broadcast in 2019.



Aside from a handful of teaser images and a teaser website, only a few details have been revealed about the production so far: voice actor Katsumi Fukuhara (Touya Mochizuki in In Another World with My Smartphone) will play the lead character Yukiya, a 14 year old middle school student who moonlights as a DJ. The staff for W’z includes:


  • Music: GOON TRAX
  • Concept / music production co-operation: DJ RENA



W’z will also feature musical contributions by acro jazz laboratories, Afro Soma, A June & J Beat X OCTOBER, Asuka Mochizuki, Avens, CM Smooth, DJ Chika a.k.a. INHERIT, DJ Juice, DJ Ryow a.k.a. Smooth Current, GEMINI, Hiroki Mizukami, Incise, Jay Lee, Kenichiro Nishihara, Kondor, Leehahn, LEMS, Marcus D, MIC B A.K.A. 73 PIKE SET, Nomak, Robert de Boron, Ryosuke Kojima, re:plus, Sam Ock, SoulChef, Still Caravan, 216Project, and others.


Source: animate Times via Otakomu



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