Additional cast members have been announced for the forthcoming anime adaptation of the Banana Fish manga:
- Makoto Furukawa is Shorter Wong
- Yoshimasa Hosoya is Frederick Arthur
- Shinji Kawada is Shunichi Ibe
- Jun Fukuyama is Jusis
- Toshiyuki Morikawa is Blanca
Survive Said The Prophet is performing the opening theme song “found & lost.”
Hiroko Utsumi is directing the anime at MAPPA, and Hiroshi Seko is in charge of the series scripts. Akemi Hayashi is designing the characters. Shinichi Osawa is composing the music.
The first episode of Banana Fish will premiere on Amazon Prime Video in Japan at 12:00 a.m. on July 5, 2018, and then air on Fuji TV’s Noitamina block at 12:55 a.m. on the same night. Subsequent episodes will stream on Amazon one hour after they air on Fuji TV. The series will also stream outside of Japan only on Amazon Prime Video.