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Yume-Miru Anime on-chan Gets 2nd Season in November

posted on 2010-09-22 11:23 EDT
Rie Tanaka starred in 1st season of shorts as mascot of hometown Sapporo's HTB

HTB, a television broadcaster on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, has announced on Wednesday that the children's television anime series Yume-Miru Anime on-chan (Dreaming Anime on-chan) will return for season 2 on November 9.

The on-chan character has been HTB's mascot character since it officially debuted on December 1, 1997, and had already appeared in the 2003 feature-length anime film on-chan Yume Power Dai-Boken (on-chan's Great Dream-Powered Adventure). Voice actress Rie Tanaka (Chobits' Chii, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed's Lacus), who was born in the Hokkaido's capital city of Sapporo, played on-chan in the first television season which premiered in 2008.

Season 1 ended with on-chan and his friends leaving Ponpiko Town for the skies, and season 2 will center around the adventures that they have on the new islands they visit. The animated shorts will air between 7:54 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. every Tuesday.

Source: Saishin Anime Jōhō

Image © HTB

Update: Pronoun fixed. Thanks, Siegel Clyne.


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