Natsume's Book of Friends Season 5 Unveils New Visual, October Premiere
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
The fifth television anime season of Yuki Midorikawa's Natsume's Book of Friends (Natsume Yūjin-Chō) manga, Natsume Yūjin-Chō Go, unveiled a new character visual on Saturday. The visual features Takashi Natsume and Nyanko-sensei. The anime's official website also announced that the anime will premiere in October.
An Animate collaboration cafe will be held this fall. The cafe will run in Kyoto from October 1-31 and in Ikebukuro and Shinjuku from November 1-30. The cafe will also open in Akihabara on October 12 and run in a second location in Ikebukuro from November 3-30.
All of the anime's main staff members are returning from previous anime titles in the franchise. Takahiro Omori (Samurai Flamenco, Princess Jellyfish, Durarara!!), director of all the previous television anime seasons, will return as the chief director at the studio Shuka (Durarara!! ×2 The Third Arc). Kotomi Deai (Silver Spoon, The Rolling Girls), episode director of the fourth season and director of the Natsume Yūjin-Chō: Nyanko-sensei to Hajimete no Otsukai original video anime, will serve as director. Sadayuki Murai (Knights of Sidonia, Boogiepop Phantom) will return from the anime's third and fourth seasons to handle series composition. Akira Takata (Hotarubi no Mori e, Haibane Renmei) will design the characters, and Tatsuo Yamada (Samurai Flamenco, Durarara!) will design the monsters.