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Crunchyroll to Stream InuHasa/Dog & Scissors TV Anime

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Absurd mystery comedy series to premiere on July 1

The media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that it will stream Gonzo's Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyō television anime series under the name Dog & Scissors. Crunchyroll will stream the series on Mondays starting on July 1 at 3:30 p.m. EDT for viewers in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Turkey, Central America, and South America.

The absurd mystery comedy centers around Kazuhito Harumi, a high school boy who is obsessed with reading books. One day, he is killed in the middle of a robbery — and resurrected as a dachshund dog. Unable to read in his new form, the hapless Kazuhito now belongs to Kirihime Natsuno, a sadistic novelist who uses scissors on Kazuhito to abuse him.

Takahiro Sakurai (Berserk film's Griffith, Code Geass' Suzaku, NAKAIMO's Shōgo Mikadono) and Marina Inoue (Highschool of the Dead's Rei Miyamoto, Haganai's Yozora Mikazuki) lead the cast as Kazuhito Harumi and Kirihime Natsuno, respectively. The lead cast are reprising their roles from last year's drama CD.

Yukio Takahashi (episode director for B Gata H Kei - Yamada’s First Time, Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing-) is making his full directing debut the series, and Toshizo Nemoto (Tokyo Majin, Inu X Boku Secret Service) is handling the series composition. Youko Satou (Pipopapo Patrol-kun) is handling the character design, and Akito Matsuda (Koitabi ~True Tours Nanto) is handling the music.

Shunsuke Sarai launched the novel series with illustrations by Tetsuhiro Nabeshima in 2011, and Enterbrain's Famitsu Bunko imprint will publish the sixth volume on January 30.

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