Adult Swim began streaming an 11-minute “The Great Yokai Battle of Akihabara” animated short on Sunday for the Rick and Morty animated television series. The short will also air on Toonami on October 16.
Masaru Matsumoto directed the short at Sola Entertainment. Sola Digital Arts Inc. produced the animation, and Yamato Works, Inc. produced the CGI. Naohiro Fukushima wrote the script, and Tetsuya Takahashi composed the music.
The short stars Youhei Tadano as Rick and Keisuke Chiba as Morty. The pair reprised their roles from the Japanese dub of the animated series. Other cast members include Akiha Matsui as Summer, Yoshito Yasuhara as Qsaku, Miho Sakurazaka as Milk, Shunsuke Nakata as Toaster A.I., Yūsuke Kondō as Shopkeeper, and MoeMi as Maid.