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Chihayafuru Anime's 3rd Season to Air for Half a Year

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The 23rd issue of Kodansha's Be-Love magazine revealed on November 15 that the third television anime season based on Yuki Suetsugu's Chihayafuru manga will air for two cours or two quarters of a year. The anime will premiere in April and will air on NTV's "AnichU" programming block.

Morio Asaka is returning to direct the anime at Madhouse. The three main cast members will also return, including: Asami Seto as Chihaya Ayase, Mamoru Miyano as Taichi Mashima, and Yoshimasa Hosoya as Arata Wataya.

The first 25-episode television anime season ran from October 2011 to March 2012. The second season, Chihayafuru 2, premiered in January 2013 and also ran for 25 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed both seasons in several countries as they aired in Japan. Sentai Filmworks released both seasons with an English dub on home video. HIDIVE is also streaming the first season with Japanese subtitles and an English dub.

Source: Be-Love issue 23


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