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Emi Nitta Joins Nazotokine Puzzle-Solving Anime Cast

posted on by Karen Ressler
October series also stars Natsuko Hara, Sora Tokui, more

The official Twitter account for Nazotokine, a "puzzle-solving TV anime" (nazo-toki TV anime), announced on Thursday that Emi Nitta is joining the cast in an as-yet-unspecified role.

The previously announced cast includes:

  • Natsuko Hara as Tokine Amino
  • Sora Tokui as Hacchin
  • Eriko Matsui as Kyōka Mizukami
  • Sarara Yashima as Yoshie Yamasumi
  • Mikoi Sasaki as Natsuko Yanagisawa

The series will premiere on Tokyo MX and other stations in October.

Yuzu Fujisaki is performing the opening theme song to be named later, and aki is performing the unnamed ending theme song.

Naoya Fukushi created the anime concept and is directing it at Tengu Kobou. Hitomi Takano is designing the characters, and Hiroyuki Moriyama (anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day) is serving as chief director of photography. Hiroaki Yabunaka is handling the sound effects, and Hikaru Nakatsugawa is producing. Nationally-ranked shogi player Yūki Hasegawa and comedian Ayumi Masui (under the stage name Peyon-Jun) are collaborating on the scenario writing, and Dream Vision's Takanori Morita is collaborating on making the puzzles to solve.

"Nazo-toki" refers to stories that center on puzzle-solving, such as the Professor Layton game series.

[Via Ota-Suke]


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