AnimeNEXT has announced that it will host MAPPA staff who worked on the Banana Fish anime, including director Hiroko Utsumi, character designer and animation director Akemi Hayashi, supervising anime director Ayumi Yamada, setting producer Erika Andō, and international developer Andrew Michael Upton.
The anime premiered on Japanese television in July 2018 and aired for 24 episodes. Amazon Prime Video streamed the series with English subtitles. Utsumi directed the anime at MAPPA, and Hiroshi Seko was in charge of the series scripts.
AnimeNEXT will be taking place at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey from June 7-9, 2019.