From feudal Japan in the last anime short, to well-liked Tokyo in the most up-to-date Rick and Morty anime short, which sees Morty shuttle around renowned sights to strive to get his Grandfather sooner than the Genocider will get him. In accordance to the YouTube upload, which was posted after the short aired on Toonami, “nothing uncommon happens.” Sure Grownup Swim, clear.
The short was directed by Tower of God director Takeshi Sano, who additionally did the main animation and storyboards. Takeshi Chiba (Tower of God) worked on the animation inspection, with animation produced at TELECOM ANIMATION FILM (Tower of God). Jason Demarco, the SVP of Grownup Swim tweeted that Sano is a huge fan of Rick and Morty.
Certainly chuffed we at last got to plunge our Rick and Morty short written and directed by Tower of God Director Takashi Sano. Appears to be like he’s a huge Rick and Morty fan! The man has style. Here’s his short, “Rick and Morty vs Genocider”: https://t.co/HuOqJrAAGg
— SPIRAL CURSE DEMARCO (@Clarknova1) July 26, 2020
The mumble actors for the Jap dub, and old short, reprise their roles because the titular ‘heroes,’ with Youhei Tadano voicing Rick and Keisuke Chiba voicing Morty. They were joined by Jerry’s Jap mumble actor Manabu Muraji, who additionally voiced other bit characters in the short.
Supply: Rick and Morty on YouTube
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Info. He additionally runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts images of his travels on Instagram.