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Working'!! TV Comedy Anime Sequel's Ads Streamed

posted on 2011-09-04 11:00 EDT
Restaurant comedy based on Karino Takatsu's manga to launch on October 1 after preview

The official Japanese website for the Working!! anime began streaming a 15-second program commercial, a 30-second program commercial, a 15-second Blu-ray & DVD Volume 1 commercial, a 30-second Blu-ray & DVD Volume 1 commercial, and a Character Song #4 commercial for the second television series, Working'!!, on Sunday.

The site confirmed that the first Blu-ray/DVD volume will ship on November 2 with bonus gifts from various retailers. People who pre-order the volume early will also receive a A3 clear poster. Particpating stores nationwide will screen the first episode on September 17, two weeks after the first on-air preview. The Akihabara branch of the Gamers store chain will host a Working'!! "museum" with an art display, photoshoot corner, and character goods for sale on its fifth floor from September 23 to October 10.

The anime is based on Karino Takatsu's manga of the same name, which revolves around a high school freshman named Sota Takanashi who works part-time among a restaurant's high-spirited, eccentric, yet cool staffers. The first season aired during the spring 2010 anime season. NIS America, the American subsidiary of the Nippon Ichi Software videogame company, licensed the series last November and released it under the name Wagnaria!! earlier this year.

Atsushi Ootsuki (Ladies versus Butlers!) is helming the new series rather than first season director Yoshimasa Hiraike, and Takao Yoshioka has taken over Hiraike's series script supervisor role. Music composer monaca and character designer/chief animation director Shingo Adachi both remain on board at A-1 Pictures Inc. The main cast is returning with new cast members Yūichi Nakamura and Haruka Tomatsu.

After preview showings that began on Saturday, the Working'!! television series will formally launch in Japan on October 1.

[Via Moon Phase]

Image © Karino Takatsu/Square Enix, Working'!! 2 Production Committee


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