Dagashi Kashi Anime Debuts January 8 + New Visual & Promotional Video Revealed

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The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of Kotoyama’s Dagashi Kashi manga has announced that the series will start its broadcast from January 8, 2016. Furthermore, a brand new visual and the first promotional video were also revealed.

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The first episode of the Dagashi Kashi anime will air on TBS on Friday, January 8 at 2:16am JST. It will then every Friday in the following weeks in the same timeslot on TBS. Following that, the anime will also air on CBC on the 8th at 3:30am JST, on San  TV on the 8th at 11:30pm JST, and on BS 11 on the 10th at 1:30am JST.

A poster for the anime was also released confirming the air date:

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The first promotional video of Dagashi Kashi has debuted, showcasing the upcoming designs and visuals of the anime and previewing Hotaru’s voice.

The main cast of the anime includes:

  • Ayana Taketatsu (Kirino Kousaka from Oreimo) will voice Hotaru Shidare

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  • Atsushi Abe (Touma Kamijou from Toaru Majutsu no Index) is voicing Kokonotsu Shikada

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  • Manami Numakura (Aoi Sakurai in Rail Wars!) voices Saya Endou

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  • Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Makoto Tachibana from Free!) is voicing Tou Endou

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  • Keiji Fujiwara (Tatsuya Kimura from Hajime no Ippo) as You Shikada

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The main theme songs of the anime have also been revealed. Japanese singer Michi (Rokka no Yuusha OP & ED) will perform the anime’s Opening theme song Checkmate!? While Ayana Taketatsu herself will sing the Ending theme, Hey! Calorie Queen.

The leading members of the anime’s main staff includes:

  • Director and Series Composer: Shigehito Takayanagi (The World God Only KnowsTokyo 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!

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An anime adaptation of Dagashi Kashi will air on TBS on Mondays at 2:16am JST starting January 8, during the Winter 2015/2016. More details about the anime will be unveiled in the upcoming weeks.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://www.tbs.co.jp/anime/dagashi/
And follow their Twitter: @anime_dagashi

 
Source Article and Images – Dagashi Kashi Anime Website
Source Image – Moca News
Source Image – Yaraon
“Dagashi Kashi”, images, and all associated brands and titles © 2015 Kotoyama, Shogakukan and Shikada Dagashi


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