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Dagashi Kashi 2 Anime Reveals Teaser Video, Visuals, Staff

posted on 2017-08-08 15:06 EDT
2nd season premieres in 2018 with new director

The official website for the Dagashi Kashi anime television anime began streaming a teaser video for the series' second season, titled Dagashi Kashi 2, on Wednesday. The website also revealed a new key visual, main staff, and character designs.

The second season's returning cast includes:

Ayana Taketatsu as Hotaru Shidare

Atsushi Abe as Kokonotsu Shikada

Manami Numakura as Saya Endō

Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Tō Endō

The website revealed a visual for the new character Hajime Owari but did not announce a voice actor for the role.

Hajime Owari

Satoshi Kuwabara (Dr. Pinoko no Mori no Bōken, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal) is directing the anime at Tezuka Productions, replacing director Shigehito Takayanagi. feel., the previous studio that handled the first season, is now credited with setting cooperation. Mayumi Morita is replacing Takayanagi and Yasuko Kamo in series composition. Nana Miura (Young Black Jack) is replacing Kanetoshi Kamimoto for the character designs. Satoshi Motoyama is returning as sound director.

The staff also includes:

  • Script: Michiko Yokote
  • Chief Animation Director: Akemi Kobayashi
  • Art Setting: Minoru Nishida, Mariko Iwashiro
  • Art Director: Masato Shibata
  • Color Design: Yumi Aburatani
  • Director of Photography: Junya Kodama
  • Editing: Tamami Watabe
  • Sound Production: Pony Canyon Enterprises
  • Music: Tomohata Ohsumi, Nobuaki Nobusawa
  • Music Production: Pony Canyon

The anime will premiere on TBS in 2018.

Funimation describes the anime:

Kokonotsu “Coconuts” Shikada dreams of becoming a famous manga artist. The only problem—he's terrible. His real talent is selling the complex and delicious snacks in his father's “dagashi” shop. He never thought much about the family business until the trendy, eccentric Hotaru showed up. As a lover of “dagashi,” she can't let his talent go to waste and decides she won't stop 'til she's sold him on sweets.

The first 12-episode television anime series premiered in January 2016. Funimation streamed the series with subtitles as it aired in Japan, and also streamed an English dub. The company released the anime on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on April 18.

Kotoyama launched the manga in Weekly Shonen Sunday in June 2014, and Shogakukan published the seventh compiled volume on March 17. The manga's eighth compiled volume will ship in Japan on August 10. The manga was nominated for the 41st annual Kodansha Manga Awards earlier this year.

Source: Animate Times


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