News Gingitsune Shinto Anime's TV Ad Previews fhána's Opening Theme
posted on 2013-10-01 17:00 EDT
In the story, Makoto is the heiress to a shrine that was built in honor of Inari. Even though her father manages the shrine, Inari's messenger, Gintarō, suddenly appears in her life marking her as the true successor. Gintarō is lazy and unmotivated, but has the power to help people. The series is described as a "heart-filled fantasy" as Makoto and Gintarō help people who come to the shrine and make new friends.
The voice cast includes: Hisako Kanemoto as Makoto Saeki, Shinichiro Miki as Gintarō, Toshihiko Seki as Tatsuo Saeki, Ami Koshimizu as Hiwako Funabashi, Chinatsu Akasaki as Yumi Ikegami, Ayumi Fujimura as Haru, Kensho Ono as Satoru Kamio, Kazuhiko Inoue as Kinjirō, Tomokazu Sugita as Seishirō Kirishima, Hirofumi Nojima as Shinichi Yoshizumi, and Tomokazu Seki as Shōhei Amamoto.
Noboru Misawa (Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo) is directing the anime at diomedea. Hiroshi Yamaguchi (Yukikaze, Rosario + Vampire) is in charge of the series scripts, and Mayuko Matsumoto (animation director on Astarotte's Toy, Squid Girl) and Naomi Ide (Problem children are coming from another world, aren't they?) are both designing the characters. The musical group fhána (The Eccentric Family ending theme) will perform the opening theme.
The series will begin airing on TV Tokyo at 1:05 a.m. on October 6 (effectively early morning on October 7). The show will also run on the TV Osaka, TV Aichi, and AT-X stations. Crunchyroll will stream the series under the title Gingitsune: Messenger Fox of the Gods starting on October 6.