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Crunchyroll to Stream Kotoura-san TV Anime

posted on 2013-01-08 16:49 EST
Romantic comedy based on Enokids' 4-panel manga to premiere on January 10

The media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it will stream the Kotoura-san television anime series. The site will stream the series on Thursdays starting on January 10 at 1:30 p.m. EST for members in the United States, Canada, South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.

The series adapts Enokids' four-panel romantic comedy manga. The series centers on Haruka (Hisako Kanemoto), who is a girl who can read people's minds, and she joins the ESP club after transferring to a new school. Manabe (Jun Fukushima) is her classmate who has feelings for her. The main cast also includes Kana Hanazawa (Nisemonogatari, To Love-Ru) as Yuriko Mifune, Yurika Kubo (Love Live! School idol project) as Hiyori Moritani, and Hiro Shimono (Ben-To, Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts) as Daichi Muroto.

Masahiko Ohta (Minami-ke, Mitsudomoe, Yuruyuri) is directing the anime at the studio AIC Classic. Takashi Aoshima (Minami-ke, Mitsudomoe, Yuruyuri) is in charge of the series scripts, while Takaharu Okuma (Mitsudomoe, Hanaukyo Maid-tai) is serving as the character designer and chief animation director.

The anime will premiere in Japan on January 10.

Update: Background information added.


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