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'Sweetness & Lightning' Home-Cooking TV Anime's 1st Video Previews Tsumugi's Voice

posted on 2016-03-06 11:10 EST
Rina Endō plays girl raised & fed by single dad in July anime

The official website for the television anime of Gido Amagakure's Sweetness and Lightning (Amaama to Inazuma) manga opened on Monday and began streaming a movie:

Text: The hugely popular manga that's now running in Kodansha's good! Afternoon magazine is finally being adapted into anime!
Tsumugi: Father! Goooood morning!
Text: Original Creator: Gido Amagakure (serializing in Kodansha's good! Afternoon)
Tsumugi: Flower viewing!
Tsumugi: This big!
Tsumugi: I want it…
Text: Have some …
Text: Fresh rice …
Text: With a beloved daughter
Text & Tsumugi: Sweetness & Lightning
Text: Starts airing in July 2016!

The website also posted a visual and character designs:

Crunchyroll and Kodansha Comics are releasing the series digitally, and Kodansha Comics describes the story:

Having lost his wife, math teacher Kouhei Inuzuka is doing his best to raise his young daughter Tsumugi as a single father. He's pretty bad at cooking and doesn't have a huge appetite to begin with, but chance brings his little family and one of his students, Kotori Iida, together for homemade adventures. With those three cooks in the kitchen, it's no wonder this dinner table drama is so delicious.

The anime will star:

Yūichi Nakamura (Fairy Tail's Gray) as Kouhei Inuzuka

Rina Endo (Barakamon's Hina Kubota) as Tsumugi Inuzuka

Saori Hayami (Snow White with the Red Hair's Shirayuki) as Kotori Iida

Tarou Iwasaki (Ryoko's Case File, One Week Friends) is directing the series at TMS Entertainment with animation cooperation by Shin-Ei Animation. Mitsutaka Hirota (The Prince of Tennis II, X-Men, Bono Bono) is handling the series composition and Hiroki Harada (The Pilot's Love Song, [email protected], Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal) is designing the characters.

The anime will premiere in July.

Kodansha Comics has released the first four volumes digitally, and Crunchyroll is publishing new chapters as Kodansha is publishing them in Japan.

Amagakure (100 Blossoms to Love) launched the manga in good! Afternoon in 2013, and Kodansha is publishing the manga's sixth compiled volume on March 7.


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