Kemono Friends 2 Anime Reveals Design for New Child Character Kyururu

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The official Twitter account for the Kemono Friends franchise revealed a new character visual on Friday for Kemono Friends 2, the anime's second season. The below character visual is of the new human child character Kyururu, voiced by Yui Ishikawa.

The anime will premiere on January 7 at 26:05 a.m. (effectively January 8 at 2:05 a.m.) on TV Tokyo and TV Osaka. Other channels airing the show include TV Aichi, AT-X, BS TV Tokyo, and NBC Nagasaki Broadcasting. In Japan the anime will stream on Anitore, d Anime Store, AbemaTV, Niconico Douga, and Amazon Prime Video.

"Dōbutsu Biscuits x PPP," a group made up of eight voice actresses from the franchise, is performing the opening song "Notteke~ Japari Beat" (Get on Board! Japari Beat) for Masayoshi Ōishi (Overlord, Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun opening songs) is writing the lyrics and composing the song.

The new season's story begins with Serval and Caracal finding a "human" child in the forest. As they travel with the child, they meet new Friends, uncover the secrets of Japari Park, and become involved in an event that will "shake the earth."

Ryuichi Kimura (Aikatsu!) is directing the anime at Tomason. Takuya Masumoto is writing and supervising the series' scripts. Hideo Taniguchi (Folktales from Japan) is the CG director. Nobuyuki Abe returns as the sound director. Yasuyuki Konno is credited for sound effects. Akiyuki Tateyama returns as the music composer. Shinnosuke Numata is credited as animation producer.

Sources: Kemono Friends anime's Twitter account, Comic Natalie

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