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Miwa Performs Flying Witch Anime's Opening Song With 96 Neko Singer

posted on 2016-03-21 05:00 EDT
Anime about daily life of witch in Aomori premieres April 10

The staff of the television anime of Chihiro Ishizuka's Flying Witch manga announced on Monday that the singer miwa will perform the opening theme song "Shanranran feat. 96 Neko" for the anime. The singer miwa noted that she was a fan of witch anime during childhood. 96 Neko (pronounced "kuro neko," meaning "black cat") is a singer who has posted videos on Nico Nico Douga and YouTube under the "Utattemita" ("Tried to Sing") category, where artists cover existing songs.

The comical story follows the 15-year-old witch Makoto Kowata and the other boys and girls in her daily life. With her black cat Chito, the somewhat aimless girl moved from Yokohama to live with her second cousin in Aomori in verdant northern Japan.

The anime will premiere on NTV on April 10 at 2:25 a.m., and it will also air on Aomori Broadcasting and other channels. The official website streamed the first episode of the Flying Witch Petit shorts last Friday.

The cast includes:

Minami Shinoda as Makoto Kowata


Eri Suzuki as Chinatsu Kuramoto, Makoto's cousin who lives with her in the Kuramoto household


Shinsuke Sugawara as Kei Kuramoto, Chinatsu's older brother

Kana Aoi as Akane Kowata, Makoto's older sister


Shiori Mikami as Nao Ishiwatari, Makoto's classmate


Mari Hino as Inukai, Akane's witch friend


Yuka Iguchi as Anzu Shiina, a witch


Ai Kayano as Chito, Makoto's familiar, a smart 17-year old cat who is older than she is


Ayane Sakura as Kenny, Akane's familiar, who is knowledgeable about anthropology and archaeology


Ari Ozawa as Aru, Inukai's hamster familiar, who sometimes helps her in her fortune-telling


Katsushi Sakurabi (Gunparade March, Heaven's Memo Pad, Lunar Legend Tsukihime) is directing the anime at the studio J.C. Staff, and Deko Akao (Arakawa Under the Bridge, Noragami, Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream, Snow White with the Red Hair) is in charge of the series scripts. Masato Yasuno (episode animation director on Little Busters!, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) is designing the characters.

Minami Shinoda (Makoto) and Eri Suzuki (Chinatsu) will perform the anime's ending theme song, "Nichijō no Mahō" (Everyday Magic).

Source: Comic Natalie


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