The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Kotoyama’s Dagashi Kashi manga is now live and has revealed that the TV anime will be airing from January next year. In addition, the first set of character designs and staff members have also been revealed.
The Dagashi Kashi anime is currently scheduled to air from January 2016, during the Winter 2015/2016 anime season. The series will air on the channels TBS and BS-TBS.
The first character designs for the anime have been revealed, which are being adapted by Kanetoshi Kamimoto (Burst Angel, Yosuga no Sora).
- Hotaru Shidare
- Kokonotsu Shikada
- Saya Endou
- Tou Endou
- You Shikada
The first members of the anime’s main staff have been revealed and includes:
- Director and Series Composer: Shigehito Takayanagi (The World God Only Knows, Tokyo ESP)
- Series Composer: Yasuko Kamo (Kanamemo, Tokyo ESP)
- Anime Character Designer: Kanetoshi Kamimoto (Burst Angel, Yosuga no Sora)
- Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama (Haganai, Isshuukan Friends.)
- Animation Studio: feel. (Oregairu Zoku, Minami-ke Tadaima)
Dagashi Kashi is a comedy manga written and illustrated by Kotoyama. The series began in 2014 being serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine. To date a total of 3 volumes have been compiled.
Here is the series synopsis from MAL:
Shikada Kokonotsu’s father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in Summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets company, comes to pay a visit. Apparently, Kokonotsu’s father is famous and she wants him to join her family’s company. However, he will only agree if she can convince Kokonotsu to take over the family business!
The anime adaptation of Dagashi Kashi will air on TBS in January 2016 during the Winter 2015/2016. More details about the anime will be unveiled in the near futuer.
Source Article – Crunchyroll
Source Image – Moca News
“Dagashi Kashi”, images, and all associated brands and titles © 2015 Kotoyama, Shogakukan and Shikada Dagashi