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Kin-iro Mosaic/KINMOZA! Special Episode Previewed in 1st Teaser Video

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Episode centering on Shinobu to screen in Japanese theaters starting on November 12

Kadokawa began streaming the first teaser video on Friday for the special anime episode of the Kinmoza! Kiniro + Mosaic anime, titled Kin-iro Mosaic: Pretty Days. The episode will screen in theaters across Japan starting on November 12.

In the episode, the school festival is on the horizon and something is off with Shinobu. She says she's been very sleepy in the mornings lately, and it seems she has pushed herself too hard working on the scripts and costumes for their class play. Alice and Yōko, who are in another class, notice her circumstances.

Yui Hara's original manga begins with Shinobu, a 15-year-old, seemingly "pure Japanese" girl who did a homestay in Great Britain. Even after coming back to Japan, she still misses her time overseas. One day, an air mail letter arrives from Alice, the girl in Shinobu's host family in Great Britain. The letter reads, "Shinobu, I'm coming to Japan!" The "Japanese/British girls' light comedy" follows the lives of Shinobu, Alice, and other girls from both Japan and Great Britain.

The first anime series aired in 2013, and the second series, Hello!! KINMOZA, premiered in 2015. Crunchyroll streamed both seasons as they aired in Japan, and Sentai Filmworks has released the first series on home video and will release the sequel on October 18.

Yen Press announced in March that it has licensed Hara's original manga, and it will release the first volume in December.

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