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Gugure! Kokkuri-san TV Anime's 2nd Promo Streamed

posted on 2014-08-14 06:30 EDT

Media Factory began streaming the second promotional video for the television anime of Midori Endō's Gugure! Kokkuri-san manga on Wednesday. The series will premiere in October.

Kokkuri-san: That is a game that is forbidden. You must not do it alone, because the Kokkuri-san will come and haunt you...
Text: Kokkuri-san - A fox. His appearance is almost like a mom. (Fox mode)
Kokkuri-san: Kohina Ichimatsu, a self-proclaimed doll, summoned a kokkuri-san in fox form using a strange spell.
Text: Kohina Ichimatsu - Self-proclaimed doll.
Kokkuri-san: He was supposed to haunt her, but due to his worry for Kohina who lives alone, he looks like a mom as he does chores!
Text on box: Oranges
Kokkuri-san: To add to that, Inugami, a dog-type spirit that dotes on Kohina...
Text: Inagmi - Stalker (Dog mode)
Kokkuri-san: And a stupid, old man, transforming tanuki also move in, and triples the trouble for Kokkuri-san!
Text: Shinraki - The unemployed pro. Tanunki. (Tanuki mode)
Kokkuri-san: A girl who sees ghosts, sometimes handsome guys, and sometimes cute animals! A not-so-everyday-life fluffy comedy!
Text: A not-so-everyday-life fluffy comedy!
Kokkuri-san: The super-popular comic from Midori Endō, Gugure! Kokkuri-san! A TV anime is scheduled to begin broadcasting on TV Tokyo and other channels in October 2014.

Kohina Ichimatsu is a little girl who summons a Kokkuri-san, a lower-ranking ghost in Japanese folklore. The Kokkuri-san she calls ends up being a white-haired handsome, young man. Although he had intended to merely haunt her at first, he becomes worried about her terrible eating habit of cup ramen for every meal, so he decides to haunt her in order to protect her. To complicate matters, Kohina's doting dog spirit, Inugami, and no-good tanuki, Shigaraki, join them.

The anime will star:

Ryou Hirohashi (Working!!, Kaleido Star) as Kohina Ichimatsu


Jouji Nakata (Fate/Zero, Sgt. Frog) as Shigaraki

Yoshimasa Hiraike (Working!!, Amagami SS) will direct the anime at TMS Entertainment (Yowamushi Pedal, Brave10). Miwa Oshima (Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts, GJ Club) will design the characters.

Endō began the manga in 2011, and Square Enix shipped the sixth compiled volume in Japan in March.

Images © Midori Endō/Square Enix


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