The summer 2019 anime adaptation of the Nakanohito Genome [Jikkyouchuu] manga as The Ones Within is getting a little bit of extra love. The Japanese site revealed that a bonus episode was coming but didn’t provide too many details. The site has now brought out a new promotional video for it while also setting a February 27th, 2020 release bundled with a limited edition version of the tenth volume. Original creator Osora is involved with the script for it.
Shin Oonuma directing it based on the series composition by Kento Shimoyama. Mizuki Takahashi handled the character designs with Silver Link working on the animation production.
The previously announced Japanese cast includes Daiki Yamashita as Akatsuki Iride, Akari Kitō as Karin Sarayashiki, Takuya Satō as Kaikoku Onigasaki, Tasuku Hatanaka as Anya Kudō, Kouki Uchiyama as Zakuro Oshigiri, Manaka Iwami as Himiko Inaba, Takuma Terashima as Makino Aikawa, Kaori Nazuka as Yuzu Roromori, and Kenjiro Tsuda as Paka.
The property comes from creator Osora that began in October 2014 on the Gene pixiv site. Print releases began in 2015 with seven volumes out so far.
Plot Concept: Charismatic gamers became the one to be played!?
Akatsuki Iride is popular among the gaming community as the Natural game player. One day, he unlocks a hidden content in a mysterious free game called “Nakanohito Genome,” and finds that the content is a real-life game. The imposed objective of the game is to clear several games and achieve one hundred million views. Akatsuki, along with eight other charismatic gamers are gathered, as they challenge the mysterious game world by putting their lives on the line.