Twitter user and renowned anime and manga leak source @Spank_u (SPANKU) claimed on Saturday, November 5 that Yukinobu Tatsu’s Dandadan is getting a TV anime adaptation. Although not confirmed by any official news sources at the time of writing, SPANKU is historically accurate with the information they are leaking on Twitter.
Dandadan, which is currently being serialized weekly in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ service, has been very popular since it arrived on the service. The series has taken home the top prize in a few significant awards, as well as ranking respectably high among others, while amassing more than 22 million views on Shonen Jump+ as of July 2021.
Fans excited as very popular Dandadan manga is reportedly receiving a TV anime adaptation
Since SPANKU first sent out its tweet, the Dandadan fanbase has come out in droves online to praise the rumored anime adaptation and promote the manga series. Many also praise writer and illustrator Yukinobu Tatsu’s art and story direction, as well as the Tatsuki Fujimoto-like craziness that the series can expect at times.
Between the praise of the series’ manga and the alleged upcoming anime adaptation, fans are wondering who is best to animate the series. Not surprisingly, med Chainsawman anime is doing exceptionally well right now, fans of Tatsu’s series are hoping that MAPPA Studios ends up being the animation studio for the adaptation.
Others point to Wit Studios as an equally good alternative. In regards to Dandadan primarily dealing with supernatural aspects, it makes sense that these two studios would be singled out. Both are known for their work with Attack on Titanwith MAPPA Studios also responsible for the otherworldly Jujutsu Kaisen.
The series revolves around Momo Ayase and Okarun, two high school students. While the former believes in ghosts but not aliens, Okarun believes in aliens but not ghosts. One day, the two set out to visit separate supernatural sites associated with the occult and the supernatural, in a bet to see who is right.
Ayase visits the former, while Okarun visits the latter to confirm the existence of what they both believe. However, once they have reached each of their designated locations, it is revealed that both were half right, with both aliens and ghosts. The two decide to investigate these events further, resulting in some major adventures and goals along the way.
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