Re:_Hamatora to Air in July With Anime Studio Lerche

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Seiji Kishi directs new Hamatora anime with returning cast

The official website for the Hamatora project announced on Thursday that the new anime series, Re:␣Hamatora (Reply Hamatora), will premiere this July on TV Tokyo and other stations. The first anime's chief director Seiji Kishi is formally listed as the director for the new anime, but at the studio Lerche this time. (NAZ will be collaborating with Lerche.) The cast is returning and several other staff members are returning.


  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Art
  • Ryota Ohsaka as Nice
  • Wataru Hatano as Murasaki
  • Emiri Katō as Hajime
  • Eri Kitamura as Honey
  • Jun Fukuyama as Birthday
  • Katsuki Murase as Three
  • Kiyono Yasuno as Koneko
  • Takuya Eguchi as Mao
  • Yūichi Nakamura as Ratio
  • Yousuke Akimoto as Gasuke
  • Atsushi Ono as Master


  • Original Plan: Yūki Kodama, Natsu Matsumai
  • Original Work: Café Nowhere
  • Animation Director Cooperation: NAZ
  • Production: Hamatora Production Committee
  • Director: Seiji Kishi
  • Assistant Director: Masaomi Ando
  • Project Composition: Yukinori Kitajima
  • Series Organization: Jun Kumagai
  • Character Planning: Yūki Kodama
  • Character Design: Yū Wazu, Keiko Kurosawa
  • Animation Director: Keiko Kurosawa
  • Color Design: Kumiko Yanagisawa
  • Art Director: Toshiyuki Sakae
  • CG Director: Yūji Eda
  • Mechanical Prop Design: Tomohito Hirose
  • Music: Makoto Yoshimori
  • Music Production: DIVE II entertainment
  • Sound Director: Satoki Iida
  • Sound Production: Dax Production
  • Animation Producer: Yūji Higa
  • Animation Production: Lerche

The new anime's tagline reads, "We don't need Minimum."

The Hamatora Fes 2014.summer event will screen exclusive special footage of Re:␣Hamatora at the Pacifico Yokohama on July 13. People who buy the first two Blu-ray Disc/DVD volumes of the first Hamatora anime receive early entry forms for tickets for this event.

The first Hamatora television anime ended in March with a "To Be Continued" teaser image. The official Hamatora Twitter account added that the Hamatora Project is still continuing. FuRyu will ship its Hamatora: Look at Smoking World game for Nintendo 3DS on July 17.

Source: MoCA News

Image © Cafe Nowhere/Hamatora Production Committee

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