Rokuhōdō Yotsuiro Biyori Anime Premieres on April 10
posted on by Karen Ressler
The official website for the television anime adaptation of Yū Shimizu's Rokuhōdō Yotsuiro Biyori manga revealed on Friday that the series will premiere on AT-X on the night of Tuesday, April 10 at 12:30 a.m. (effectively Wednesday morning).
The broadcast will repeat on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m., Sundays at 6:00 a.m., and Mondays at 8:30 a.m. on AT-X. The show will also air on Tokyo MX and KBS Kyoto, and it will stream on GYAO!.
Tomomi Kamiya (A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd) is directing the anime at ZEXCS (Diabolik Lovers, D.C. ~Da Capo~). Deko Akao (Noragami, Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future) is in charge of series composition, and Takuya Satō (director for Steins;Gate, Girls Beyond the Wasteland) is adviser and sound director. Kei Anjiki (associate animation director for Black Lagoon) is designing the characters, and Noriko Itou (animation director for Yuri!!! on Ice, Punch Line) is providing the cooking designs. Hiromasa Ogura (xxxHOLiC, Diabolik Lovers) is art director. GENCO is producing the anime.
The manga's story takes place at a popular Japanese-style tea house called Rokuhōdō. Four specialists work there: Sui makes the tea, Gure creates latte art, Tsubaki makes the sweets, and Tokitaka cooks. In addition to serving their customers, they sometimes help them solve their problems.