Anime Spotlight - Non Non Biyori

by Justin Sevakis, Oct 2nd 2013

October 2013

Key Staff

Director: Shinya Kawamo
    (Kokoro Connect, .hack//GIFT)
Series Composition: Reiko Yoshida
    (Digimon, Maria Watches Over Us)
Character Design: Mai Otsuka
    (Oreshura, Shakugan no Shana)
Animation Production
SILVER LINK.






Introduction

Are we… living in the country?

Story

The closest book store sells Jump every Wednesday, the video rental shop is ten stations down. Vegetables are left out for sale, and no one's ever even see a lock on a house. That's the country life they live, but these five girls at Asahigaoka Branch School are enjoying it! Enjoy the leisurely, laid-back life of these unique girls!

Characters

Renge Miyauchi
VA: Kotori Koiwai
The youngest, a first grader at Asahigaoka Branch School. She has a habit of saying “non” at the end of her lines. She has a special sense and often says profound things. She was born on December 3rd.
Hotaru Ichijo
VA: Junichi Suwabe
A fifth grader who transferred in from a school in Tokyo. She's more developed than most fifth graders, to the point where local old ladies show her pictures to try and arrange marriages. She was born on May 28th.

Natsumi Koshigaya
VA: Ayane Sakura
A 7th grader. She's bright and sets the mood in her class. She loves to pull pranks and she's put a few holes in her walls. She was born on January 24th.
Komari Koshigaya
VA: Kana Asumi
Natsumi's older sister, an 8th grader. She's the oldest female student at Asahigaoka Branch School. The fact that she's not even 140cm tall bugs her. She was born on September 14th.

Cast

Renge Miyauchi
Kotori Koiwai
Hotaru Ichijo
Rie Murakawa
Natsumi Koshigaya
Ayane Sakura
Komari Koshigaya
Kana Asumi
Suguru Koshigaya
???

Staff

Original Creator
Atto
(Monthly Comic Alive Magazine,
Media Factory Publishing)
Director
Shinya Kawatsura
Series Composition
Reiko Yoshida
Script
Reiko Yoshida
Fumihiko Shimo
Yuka Yamada
Character Design
Chief Animation Director
Mai Otsuka
Color Design
Miyuki Kibata
Art Director
Anna Oizumi
(Kusanagi)
Art
Kusanagi
Opening Theme
nano.RIPE
Animation Production
SILVER LINK.
Production
Asahigaoka Branch School Administrative Group





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