The Morose Mononokean TV Anime Reveals June 28 Premiere Date, Ending Theme Artists
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The anime will premiere on AT-X on June 28 at 11:30 p.m., and will then air on Tokyo MX on July 3. The series will also then air on Yomiuri TV, Chukyo TV, and BS11. The d Anime Store will stream the anime starting on July 6.
The show's cast includes:
- Tomoaki Maeno as Haruitsuki Abeno
- Yuuki Kaji as Hanae Ashiya.
- Ayahi Takagaki as Zenko Fujiwara
- Ikue Ōtani as Yahiko
- Yōko Hikasa as Kōra
- Chinami Hashimoto as Shizuku
- Junichi Suwabe as Rippō
- Fumihiko Tachiki as Gigigi no Oyabun
- Kazuya Ichijou as Mitsuchigura
- Masaki Terasoma as Manjirō
- Kishō Taniyama as Jōmatsu
- Saori Ōnishi as Anmo-hime
- Nobuo Tobita as Nobō
- Tomomichi Nishimura as Okina
- Kotono Mitsuishi as Tomori
Akira Iwanaga (Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee, Corpse Party: Tortured Souls, Isuca) is directing the series at Pierrot Plus. Takao Yoshioka (Ikki Tousen, High School DxD, Your Lie in April) is in charge of series composition. Atsuko Kageyama is designing the characters, and Yasuharu Takanishi (Fairy Tail, Log Horizon, Boruto -Naruto the Movie-) is composing the music. Two-man unit The Super Ball will make their major debut with the show's opening theme song, titled "Tomodachi Meter" (Friend Meter).
Ashiya has spent the first seven days of high school stuck in the infirmary because of a yōkai attaching itself to him. He ends up asking the owner of a small tea room called "Mononokean" for help. This is volume 1 of the mysterious stories involving the very morose owner of Mononokean guiding the yōkai that happened to wander into this world go to the next world.
A stage play adaptation of the manga will run at the Akasaka Red Theater in Tokyo from September 7-11.