• "Summer Time Rendering" Episode 8 is airing Thursday
  • The episode will stream on Disney+
  • The anime is based on Yasuki Tanaka's original story

Shinpei heads back to Mio, while Nezu and Nagumo are armed and waiting outside in case things go south in "Summer Time Rendering" Episode 8.

The official website has revealed the synopsis and spoiler stills of Episode 8. Shinpei is relieved that things have changed as Mio is not a shadow. However, he is in for a shock when Ushio appears before him. He is confused and believes that it is her shadow.

He asks her if she is supposed to arrive at the summer festival on the 24th. Ushio is surprised and asks if he can see into the future.

Ushio then tells him something unbelievable. She reveals how something bad is going to happen at the festival as shadow-like monsters will gobble up the islanders.

Surprised by the revelation, he tries to sort out the situation but suddenly is attacked by Mio's shadow. Shinpei escapes death with the help of Ushio, but then something unexpected happens.

"Upon hearing of Ushio's death, Shinpei returns to his hometown of Wakayama City on Hitogashima and reunites with his childhood friend's family. The funeral goes smoothly, but under the surface, something strange is brewing on the island. What mysteries await him on this secluded summer island?" the official synopsis of "Summer Time Rendering" manga read, according to Manga Plus.

The cast of the anime includes Anna Nagase as Ushio Kofune, Natsuki Hanae as Shinpei Ajiro, Maki Kawase as Tokiko Hishigata, Saho Shirasu as Mio Kofune, Tesshō Genda as Alain Kofune, Yōji Ueda as Tetsu Totsumura, Yōko Hikasa as Hizuru Minakata, Akio Ohtsuka as Seido Hishigata, Jin Urayama as Ginjiro Nezu, Katsuyuki Konishi as Masahito Karikiri and Kensho Ono as So Hishigata.

"Summer Time Rendering" anime is based on the original story by Yasuki Tanaka. Ayumu Watanabe is directing the anime series, while Hiroshi Seko is credited for the series composition and scripting.

The opening theme song of "Summer Time Rendering," titled "Hoshi ga Oyugu," is performed by Macaroni Enpitsu. The closing theme song, titled "Kaika," is by cadode.

"Summer Time Rendering" Episode 8 is slated to air Thursday. Fans in the U.S. can watch the anime on Disney+. The episode will stream in Japanese with English subtitles.

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