A 70-year old photo of Karikiri showed him with his present day appearance. TV anime Summer Time Rendering episode 18 synopsis, scene previews and staff information released! Original frame stamps are also now on sale!

By, 2022年8月17日

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Part 2 of TV anime Summer Time Rendering began airing in July 2022.
With the original comic by Yasuki Tanaka and serialized in “Shōnen Jump+”, this is a popular series with over 150 million cumulative views in total. The series has been rapidly gaining attention, and in March 2022, the heroine Ushio Kofune was appointed as an “Anime Tourism Ambassador” for Wakayama City.

This time, the synopsis, scene previews and staff information for the 18th episode “Confrontation”, first airing on August 11 (Thurs), have been released.
Additionally, a commemorative present campaign for an autographed script was started just before episode 18 first aired! (Please note: applications from outside Japan are currently unavailable).
It has also been announced that the sale of original frame stamps will also begin!


【Episode 18 “Confrontation”】
Shinpei came to Hito Shrine and visited with the priest Karikiri. Shinpei showed him a photo taken 70 years ago, and the photo included Karikiri bearing his present-day appearance. Shinpei cross-examines him, determining whether he is indeed the first head of Hishigata Clinic: Hishigata Shidehiko = “Shide”.
Before long, Shinpei learns that he is facing down the enemy of the deceased parents, and has to bring Shide down. However, while hesitating to kill Shidehiko who holds the form of a living human and not a “shadow”, Shinpei notices something off about Karikiri’s appearance.

Scenario: Hiroshi Seko Storyboard・Unit Director: Junichi Yamamoto Chief Key Animation Supervisors: Miki Matsumoto, Hiroaki Karasu, Haruhito Takada


【Script Signed by Katsuyuki Konishi (voice of Karikiri) Present Campaign】
(Please note: Applications from outside Japan are currently unavailable)

In commemoration of the broadcast of episode 18 “Confrontation”, a present campaign has begun!
One person who follows the anime’s official twitter (@summertime_PR) and retweets the campaign tweet will be chosen at random and presented with a “#18 dubbing script signed by Katsuyuki Konishi, voice of Karikiri”.

Please see the anime’s official Twitter for details! (Please note that the account is operated in Japanese)

【「Summer Time Rendering×Wakayama Prefecture」Original Frame Stamps Now on Sale】

Japan Post has begun selling 「Summer Time Rendering×Wakayama Prefecture」Original Frame Stamps!
In addition to being sold at post offices in Wakayama Prefecture, they were also made available at Comic Market 100, held at Tokyo Big Sight from August 13th (Sat) to 14th (Sun), 2022.

■Stamp Info
Summer Time Rendering×Wakayama Prefecture
<Sales Start Date>
August 12, 2022 (Fri)
※Post offices in Wakayama City only.
Post offices outside of Wakayama City will begin sales on the 15th (Mon)
<Number Being Sold>
1,400 sheets
<Applicable Post Offices>
All post offices in Wakayama Prefecture, Otsu Central Post Office, Osaka Central Post Office, Kyoto Central Post Office, Nara Central Post Office and Kobe Central Post Office (267 post offices in total)
※Excluding simple post offices.
The stamps were also made available on August 13th (Sat) and 14th (Sun), 2022 at Tokyo Big Sight for Comic Market 100.
※Comic Market 100 Venue: Tokyo Big Sight
<Sheet Details>
1 Sheet:10 84-yen stamps
<Unit Sales>
Sheets will be sold as single units
1 Sheet: 1,470 yen (tax included)

■Post Office Online Shop Special Page
These frame stamps will be available via the following Post Office Online Shop Special Page beginning at 10:00 on Saturday, August 13, 2022.
Postage and other costs are added to the selling price (1,470 yen) for the frame stamps sold via the Post Office Online Shop.
※Registration to the Post Office Online Shop is required to place an order.

■Bonus Postcard

Customers who make a purchase of these stamps at a post office will receive a 「Summer Time Rendering×Wakayama Prefecture」Original Postcard for each sheet purchased.

Additionally, the first 100 people who make a purchase at the Wakayama Central Post Office will receive a booklet version of the digital guidebook “A Trip to the Sacred Land, Wakayama” created by the (public corporation) Wakayama Prefecture Sightseeing Federation.


【Anime Overview】
TV Anime「Summer Time Rendering」

“Ushio is dead…”

After hearing the news of his childhood friend Ushio Kofune’s death,
Shinpei Ajiro returns to his hometown of Wakayama City, Hitogashima for the first time in two years.

He reunites with his family and friends, the funeral is held shortly thereafter.
However, his best friend Sou Hishigata tells Shinpei that “Something seems off about Ushio’s death, and it’s possible that she was murdered.”

The following day, an incident took place when an entire family in the neighborhood disappeared all at once.
At the same time, Shinpei also hears about an ominous rumor.

“Anyone who sees a ‘shadow’ that looks just like themself is doomed to die. The shadow will kill you…!”

On top of that, Ushio’s younger sister Mio even said “My sister saw a shadow 3 days before she died.” 

On a small, summery remote island in the Kitan Strait, this large-scale science-fiction story begins…!


 【Broadcasting・Streaming Information】
Broadcasting and streaming since April 2022! The entire story will be covered in two parts and 25 episodes!

【TV Broadcasting】
TOKYO MX・BS11: Every Thursday from 24:00~
Kansai TV: Every Thursday from 26:55~
Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting: Every Wednesday from 25:40~
NBC Nagasaki Broadcasting: every Saturday from 25:28~ ※Broadcasting begins August 13, 2022 (Sat)!

Animax: Every Saturday from 20:00~
J:Tele : Every Monday from 25:00~

Unlimited viewing of all episodes available exclusively via Disney Plus! Streaming available worldwide via Disney.
Missed episodes of TVer available for streaming for 1 week.
※Broadcast and delivery dates and times are subject to change without notice.
※Distribution via Disney excludes mainland China.

Original Creator: Yasuki Tanaka (Shueisha JUMP COMICS)
Director: Ayumu Watanabe
Series Composition/Scenario: Hiroshi Seko
Character Designer: Miki Matsumoto
Sub Designer: Hiroaki Karasu
Assistant Director: Satoshi Nakano
Art Director: Anna Akasaka, Yuuki Hatakeyama
Art Design: Shuhei Tada
Color Design: Yuki Akimoto
Camera Director: Shunya Kimura
Editor: Toshihiko Kojima
Music: Keiichi Okabe, Ryuuichi Takada, Keigo Hoahi
Music Production Cooperation: MONACA
Sound Director: Kisuke Koizumi
Animation Producer: Hiroaki Kojima
Animation Production: OLM
Production: Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions

Shinpei Ajiro: Natsuki Hanae
Ushio Kofune: Anna Nagase
Mio Kofune: Saho Shirasu

Hizuru Minakata: Youko Hikasa
Ginjirou Nezu: Jin Urayama
Sou Hishigata: Kenshou Ono
Tokiko Hishigata: Maki Kawase

Seidou Hishigata: Akio Otsuka
Aran Kofune: Tesshou Genda
Tetsu Totsumura: Youji Ueda
Shiori Kobayakawa: Rie Kugimiya
Masahito Karikiri: Katsuyuki Konishi
Haine: Misaki Kuno
Ryuunosuke Minakata: Yuuko Sanpei

2nd Opening Theme: Asaka “Natsuyume Noisy”
2nd Ending Theme: Riria. “Shitsuren Song Takusan Kiite Naite Bakari no Watashi wa Mou”

■Official Webite https://summertime-anime.com/
■Twitter https://twitter.com/summertime_PR(Recommended hashtags: #SummerTimeRendering)


【Original Work Info】
Summer Time Rendering』
Author: Yasuki Tanaka (Shueisha JUMP COMICS)

All 13 volumes are on sale!
Also being distributed via “Jump+”!

▽Volumes #001~#003 are available via “Jump+” for free!


(c)Yasuki Tanaka/Shueisha・Summer Time Rendering Production Committee