ODDO TAXI (Japanese:, Hepburn: Oddo Takush) is the title of a Japanese anime and manga series of the same name. OLM and PICS created this anime series, which aired on TV Tokyo and AT-X in Japan from April 6 to June 29 of 2021. Odd Taxi: In the Woods will launch in Japanese theatres in April 2022.
Odd Taxi Story
Odokawa, a 41-year-old walrus taxi driver, is the protagonist of Odd Taxi. He has been socially uncomfortable since his parents abandoned him in elementary school. As they drive about Tokyo, where the storey is set, he regularly engages in conversation with other passengers in his cab. One of Odokawa’s conversations with these people led to an escalating series of riddles and violent acts that included the disappearance of a high schooler. Since the disappearance of a young girl, police and yakuza have been searching for clues that point to him.
Odd Taxi Characters
- He goes by Hiroshi Odokawa.
(Japanese & English) voiced by: Natsuki Hanae & Mike McFarland (American). (English)
He’s a forty-something walrus taxi driver with a continuously downcast expression. He listens to a wide variety of radio programmes both on and off the clock.
- Shirakawa Miho Shirakawa
Lauren Landa and Riho Iida (both Japanese) (English) (English)
This alpaca nurse at Goriki’s clinic looks to be content, but in reality she is selling some of the clinic’s drugs to pay her debt. She enjoys capoeira as a hobby.
- As the Japanese name for Ayumu Gouri, “Ayumu Gouriki” refers to her.
Japanese Ryohei Kimura and American Daman Mills (English)
Dr. Odokawa is a middle-aged gorilla doctor who has his own practise.
- Eiji is the pseudonym he goes by (, Kakihana Eiji).
They were Lucien Dodge and Kappei Yamaguchi  (Japanese) (English)
Odokawa’s drinking companion is a middle-aged white gibbon who works as a janitor and uses a dating app to meet women.
- Rui Nikaido’s voice actor is Sushiko Mimori (, Nikaid Rui).
Mysterious Kiss, a new idol group that aspires to make it big in the music industry, features puppies and the main singer.
- Shiho Ichimura’s voice is provided by Moeka Koizumi (, Ichimura Shiho).
In order to defraud rich men of their money, a calico cat and a member of Mystery Kiss’ support band are compelled to play a series of “badger games.”
- It is Akari Kit who voices Yuki Mitsuya’s character Yuki (, Mitsuya Yuki).
One of Mystery Kiss’ backing vocalists, she was a black cat who was athletic and gifted, and she was set to replace Rui as the group’s centre when she mysteriously passed away.
Voiced by: Manatsu Murakami as the role of Sakura.
A black cat sent in to fill up for Yuki, who went missing in Mystery Kiss and was originally from a more rural part of Japan. She has been told to put on a mask and pretend to be Yuki at all times when making public appearances on behalf of the company.
- Daimon Kenshirou / Daimon Koushirou ( /, Daimon Kenshirou / Daimon Koushirou) are a brother and sister duo.
It was sung by Khei (the older) and Asei (the younger).
Two similar meerkats who work as cops together all the time. Kenshiro, the oldest of the two brothers, is a sleazy officer who takes bribes in return for looking the other way. When it comes to justice and trusting his brother, Koshiro, the younger sibling, has an unwavering belief in his bigger sibling.
- In other words, Kensuke Shibagaki
In the voice of: Ysuke
In the manzai comedy pair Homosapiens, a wild boar acts as the boke (funny man). Working part-time at a cabaret club to make ends meet, he’s aiming to make it big as a standup comic.
- In Japanese, the name of Atsuya Baba ( , baba Atsuya) Atsuhiro Tsuda provides the voiceover for this character.Homosapiens’ tsukkomi (straight guy) is a horse who performs in the manzai comic pair. However, Shibagaki is still Baba’s favourite member of the partnership despite Baba’s rise in prominence.
- Taichi Kabasawa (, Kabasawa Taichi) is a Japanese martial arts practitioner.
Voiced by: Zeno Robinson and Takashi(Japanese), respectively (English)
One of those social media-dependent dwarf hippopotamus college students, always on the lookout for the next big thing to go “viral” online.
- The eponymous Taeko Harada
Animated by Tomoko Murakami (Japanese) and Caitlin Glass (English). (English)
One of the owners of Yamabiko, the popular izakaya Odokawa and his friends frequent, is a female kangaroo owner.
- He is known as Daichi Fukumoto ( ;, Fukumoto Daichi)
K. Takai provides the voice work for this character.
Bonnou Illumination with Kondo’s comic huge panda member.Voiced by: PhoenixShigeyuki Kondo (, Kondou Shigeyuki),
- A member of the comedic duo Bonnou Illumination alongside Fukumoto and a cheetah comedian.Kenji Hamada is the voice of Dobu (, Dobu).It’s possible that Odokawa is implicated in the disappearance of the girl, according to the gelada-baby gangster and Kuroda’s bagman, Kuroda. Yano’s rival, he is. Kyouhei Mizoguchi (, Mizoguchi Kyouhei) is his given name in his native Japan.
- He is called Dobu () because the initial character of his name,, translates to “ditch.”
Odd Taxi Anime
Odd Taxi Media
On TV Tokyo and AT-X, the anime series ran from April 6 to June 29, 2021, in Japan. Designed by Kazuya Konomoto and Hiromi Nakayama for the characters, it is directed and storyboarded by Baku Kinoshita, and written by Konomoto. OMSB, PUNPEE, and VaVa collaborated on the series’ score. On March 20, 2021, the first four episodes of the series were shown in an advanced screening with the actors, while a condensed version of those episodes was also broadcast online.
The series’ opening theme, “Odd Taxi,” was sung by singer-songwriter Skirt and rapper/DJ PUNPEE, while the series’ closing theme, “Sugarless Kiss,” was performed by Suzuko Mimori. In North America, Crunchyroll offered free access to the show’s episodes. The series has been licenced for Southeast Asian markets by Mighty Media.
It was initially planned that no Blu-Ray box set would be issued, however the demand from the public prompted a pre-order campaign when it was revealed that a Blu-Ray box set would be released if at least 300 pre-orders were placed. For a total of 27,500 Yen ($246 USD), Pony Canyon said that at least 500 pre-orders had been placed.
It was revealed by Crunchyroll on October 28, 2021, that the English dub of the series will be released on January 16, 2022. However, a new date of some time in February 2022 has been set.
Odd Taxi Theatrical recordings
On April 6, 2021, the first episode of an audio drama was broadcast on the anime’s official Youtube account. A bugged pen is seen throughout the episodes to relay talks between characters.
Odd Taxi Manga
Shogakukan’s Superior Dalpana digital manga site began publication of a Kazuya Konomoto-illustrated manga adaptation of the novel on January 15, 2021.
Odd Taxi Film
Odd Taxi: In the Woods, an anime film adaption, was announced on December 25, 2021.
A number of the show’s original actors and crew members will return to reprise their parts. On April 1, 2022, it will be published in Japan.
When the episode ended, the audience heard a new theme song, “Did you hear the laughing beyond the wall?” from the sixth episode of the anime. by Tony Frank, a Japanese vocalist.
Yano’s voice actor, METEOR, has a new album out on the SUMMIT label called 2019, which includes songs written from his point of view.
An image of Odokawa and Kabasawa, the show’s
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