AnimeLab Adds The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan and Releases Promo Video

posted on by Jon Hayward
The alternative reality adventures of Yuki Nagato to be simulcast in Australia and New Zealand;

AnimeLab announced their acquisition of The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan via their Facebook page. However the announcement did not have a date for when AnimeLab planned to begin their broadcast. We have embedded the promo video from the announcement below;

The trailer is the same as the previously released PV, apart from the addition of English subtitles.

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan

In an alternate universe, shy, awkward Yuki Nagato experiences love for the first time. Will she be able to confess her secret feelings for Kyon? wink emoticon - AnimeLab

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan is an adaptation of a manga created by Puyo and based on the alternative universe featured in the forth Haruhi Suzumiya light novel which in turn was also adapted into the film The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya. This anime adaptation was announced back on the 18th of December 2013 via the disappearance of the SOS Dan site at and the cast and staff were unveiled a year later. Jun'ichi Wada (episode director on EUREKA SEVEN AO, Gosick) will direct and Touko Machida (Lucky Star, Inari Kon Kon) will handle series composition at Satelight (Bodacious Space Pirates, Hellsing Ultimate). Ikuko Ito (Princess Tutu, Magic User's Club) is designing the the characters for the anime and Takeshi Yasuda, producer on the original Haruhi Suzumiya anime, is in charge of series planning.

The cast, returning from the original Haruhi Suzumiya anime includes:

  • Minori Chihara as Yuki Nagato
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Kyon
  • Natsuko Kuwatani as Ryoko Asakura
  • Yuko Goto as Mikuru Asahina
  • Yuki Matsuoka as Tsuruya-san
  • Minoru Shiraishi as Taniguchi
  • Megumi Matsumoto as Kunikida
  • Daisuke Ono as Itsuki Koizumi
  • Aya Hirano as Haruhi Suzumiya

Voice actresses Minori Chihara, Natsuko Kuwatani, Yuko Goto, Yuki Matsuoka, and Aya Hirano will sing the opening theme song "Fure Fure Mirai" (Hooray Falling Future) under the group name Kita-Kō Bungei-bu Joshi-kai (North High School Literature Club Girls).

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan will premiere the night of April 3 (morning of April 4) on Tokyo MX at 1:40 a.m. The series will run for 16 episodes and one original video animation (OVA) as confirmed at AnimeJapan 2015.

Funimation has licensed the series for North America but streaming times have yet to be announced.

The original manga is Puyo's official spinoff based on Nagaru Tanigawa's Haruhi Suzumiya light novel series. Puyo serializes the ongoing manga in Kadokawa's Young Ace magazine, and also created The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan manga series which inspired an earlier anime. Yen Presspublishesboth manga in North America.

Madman Entertainment haspreviously released both seasons of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (in 2008 and 2010 respectively), the comedic spinoff The Melancholy Of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya & Nyoron! Churuya-san (2011) and the film The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (2011).

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