Puffy AmiYumi Duo Guest Star on Chibi Maruko-chan Christmas Special
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the Chibi Maruko-chan franchise revealed on Sunday that pop duo Puffy (PuffyAmiYumi) will appear and perform in the "Chibi Maruko-chan - Mou Sugu Christmas! Chōnai no Do-jiman Special" (Chibi Maruko-chan - It's Almost Christmas! The Neighborhood Boasting Special) Christmas special. Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura will voice the characters Ami and Yumi Ōmura, who join a singing contest in the story that has everyone in the neighborhood in an uproar.
The special will have multiple characters in the story singing many Showa era songs, and PuffyAmiYumi will perform the song "Koi no Vacance" by The Peanuts.
The special will air on December 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m, and will consist of three episodes. The three episodes are titled "Nesshō! Chnai no Do-jiman Taikai" (Sing Loudly! The Neighborhood Boasting Tournament), "Mimatsuya no Nayami" (Mimatsuya's Worries), and "Sukiyaki Tabetai" (I Want to Eat Sukiyaki). The first episode will center on a neighborhood boasting tournament that takes place in Maruko's neighborhood.
The duo previously performed the main television anime's ending theme song "Susume Nonsense," which debuted in October 2017.