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Pupa Horror Anime's 2nd Promo Confirms January 9 Debut

posted on by Egan Loo

The official website for the anime of Sayaka Mogi's horror manga Pupa began streaming the long version of the second promotional video on Friday. The video confirms that the weekly anime will premiere on Tokyo MX TV on Thursday, January 9 at 27:00 (effectively Friday, January 9 at 3:00 a.m.), after being delayed from this Fall. It will also begin streaming on the Niconico service on Friday, January 10 at 1:00 p.m.

The tale of "ultimate sibling love" follows a girl named Yume Hasegawa who turns into a monster. Her big brother Utsutsu becomes her living food supply.

The video lists the main cast:

The anime's Twitter account confirmed the extended cast:

Tomomi Mochizuki (House of Five Leaves, Ocean Waves, Here Is Greenwood, Twin Spica) is serving as the director, writer, and sound director of the anime at Studio DEEN (When They Cry - Higurashi, Rozen Maiden, Hetalia). Maki Fujii (High School DxD, UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie, 07-Ghost, Shattered Angels, Destiny of the Shrine Maiden) is serving as character designer and chief animation director.

Mogi launched the manga in the inaugural issue of Comic Earth Star magazine in 2011, and Earth Star Entertainment published the manga's fourth collected volume in Japan on September 12. The manga series has topped 400,000 copies as of the fourth volume.

The manga's main story will end next month, although Mogi will draw an extra chapter in Comic Earth Star in January. The fifth and final volume of the manga is scheduled to ship in Japan in February.

Image © Sayaka Mogi/Earth Star Entertainment/Pupa Production Committee

Update: Typo fixed. Thanks, ChibiGoku

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