The mystery TV anime ODDTAXI was aired from April to June 2021 and has continued to attract attention even after its broadcast ended. Its official guidebook “ODDTAXI Official Book” released in July 2021 has been sold out in many places. The publisher, Tokyo News Tsushinsha, has finally decided to reprint the book for the fourth time.
The 2,000-yen book contains six chapters:
- 1. CHARACTER – All 27 characters are introduced, including six pages of their initial setting images.
- 2.INTERVIEW – Interviews with NAtsuki Hanae (Hiroshi Odokawa), Ryohei Kimura (Ayumu Gouriki), Souma Saito (Hajime Tanaka), Dian (Kensuke Shibagaki), along with the director, script writers, and producers.
- 3. STORY – Synopsis of all 13 episodes with commentary by assistant director Norio Nitta and the episode directors.
- 4.ART WORKS – The art settings of the houses where the characters live are all revealed.
- 5.MUSIC – A talk session by PNPEE, VaVa and OMSB, who were in charge of the soundtrack music, the commentary for the music video of the opening theme song “ODDTAXI.”
- 6.SPECIAL FEATURE – METEOR, who played the popular character Yano, explains about rap music. In addition, the true personalities of the characters are revealed in the sealed pages.
The P.I.C.S and OLM’s co-production original anime ODDTAXI was aired for 13 episodes in Japan from April 6 to June 29, 2021, and has been available on Crunchyroll to its members in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS.
A compilation film including an after story of the TV anime, entitled ODDTAXI in The Woods, is set to be released in Japan on April 1, 2022, and will be also available on Crunchyroll.
Sources: Tokyo News Tsushinsha press release
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