News Crunchyroll to Stream Kyousogiga Anime
posted on 2013-10-25 15:03 EDT
Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it will stream Toei Animation's Kyousogiga television anime series on Fridays at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Crunchyroll will stream the first three episodes (episodes 0-2) starting today, with the next episode available on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. EDT for premium members. New episodes will then be available on Fridays. The show will be available to users in the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, and Europe.
The series will run for 13 episodes, including two summary episodes, one special episode, and 10 regular episodes. The cast and staff will return from the previous net anime to the series, including director Rie Matsumoto. Matsumoto was only 25 years old when she helmed 2010's Heartcatch Precure! Hana no Miyako de Fashion Show…Desu ka!?
The other staff members are as follows:
Planning: Kyousogiga Project, Banpresto, Toei Animation, Toei Video
Original Work: Izumi Todo
Series Composition: Izumi Todo, Rie Matsumoto
Character Design: Yuki Hayashi
Music: Gō Shiina
Animation Production: Toei Animation
And the cast is as follows:
Rie Kugimiya as Koto
Kenichi Suzumura as Myōe
Aya Hisakawa as Koto
Akira Ishida as Inari
Shigeru Nakahara as Kurama
Eri Kitamura as Yase
Chiwa Saito as Doctor Shōko
Eiji Takemoto as Fushimi
Noriko Hidaka as A
Ryoko Shiraishi as Un
Kazuki Yao as Chief Priest
The original Kyousogiga original net animated series marked the first time Banpresto and Toei Animation collaborated together. The two companies launched the one-episode net anime in December 2011 on YouTube.
Banpresto and Toei then streamed the second five-episode net series Kyousogiga Dainidan between August and December 2012.
The television version of the anime premiered in Japan on October 2.