News Sentai Filmworks Adds Kyoto Animation's Tamako Market
posted on 2013-01-07 17:55 EST by Egan Loo
North American anime licensing company Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it acquired Kyoto Animation's Tamako Market television anime series. The 12-episode series will be "available soon through select digital outlets with a home video release later this year."
Aya Suzaki (Bakuman., Manyū Hiken-chō, To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness) plays the title heroine Tamako Kitashirakawa, a high-school freshman who is cheerful, spirited, and kind to others. She is the mochi-loving daughter of a mochi (rice cake) shopkeeper in a shopping district and a baton club member.
Naoko Yamada (K-ON!) is directing, and Reiko Yoshida (K-ON!, Bakuman.) is in charge of the series scripts. Another K-ON! veteran, Yukiko Horiguchi (Lucky Star), is designing the characters.
Image © Kyoto Animation/Usagiyama Shopping District
Update: Anime Network added that it will premiere the anime on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. EST.
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