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2nd Yama no Susume/Encouragement of Climb Season's Video Features Theme Song

posted on 2014-07-02 14:35 EDT
Yui Horie, Nao Tōyama, Yuko Gibu, Aya Hisakawa, Seirou Ogino join cast for July 9 anime

Comic Earth Star began streaming the second promotional video for the Yama no Susume Second Season (Encouragement of Climb Second Season) television anime on Wednesday. The video features the anime's opening theme, “Natsuiro no Present” (Summer-Colored Present) by the anime's main voice actresses, Yuka Iguchi, Kana Asumi, Yōko Hikasa, and Yui Ogura.

This summer, Encouragement of Climb is coming back On July 9, the second season's broadcast begins! Season two is enlarged to 15-minute episodes and two cours (three month periods)! The four finally get serious about climbing a mountain, and aim for the world they admire, "Ryūshizan!"

The video also reveals that five new cast members will be joining the series, with Yui Horie as Yūka, Nao Tōyama as Honoka, Yuko Gibu as Hikari, Aya Hisakawa as Aoi's mother, and Seirou Ogino as Hinata's father.

Yusuke Yamamoto will be directing the adaptation of Shiro's original manga at animation studio 8-Bit from scripts by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu, and Yuusuke Matsuo will be designing the characters. Tom-H@ck and yamazo will be providing the anime's music.

The manga and anime tell the story of childhood friends: Aoi, a girl who prefers staying inside and who has acrophobia, and Hinata, a girl who loves mountains. The two decide to climb a mountain in order to once again see the morning sun from its peak as they did when they were young.

The anime will premiere on July 9 in Japan.


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