Urara Meirochō Anime Reveals 1st Promo Video, More Cast, Theme Songs
posted on by Kevin Yuan
The official website for the upcoming anime of Harikamo's Urara Meirocho four-panel manga began streaming its first promotional video on Friday. The website also revealed additional cast members and the anime's opening and ending theme songs.
The above video features the anime's opening theme song "Yumeji Labyrinth" (Dreaming Labyrinth) performed by members of the show's cast. The anime's ending theme song is "go to Romance>>>>>" by Luce Twinkle Wink☆. Luce Twinkle Wink☆ performed the opening theme song "1st Love Story" for the And you thought there is never a girl online? anime.
The newly announced cast members include Ayaka Suwa (Yowamushi Pedal's Miki, Absolute Duo's Tomoe) as Saku, Yuka Takakura (Futari wa Milky Holmes's Darkside Revolution) as Ōshima, and Hitomi Sasaki (Twin Star Exorcists's Sae) as Shiozawa.
- Sayaka Harada as Chiya
- Yurika Kubo as Koume
- Haruka Yoshimura as Nono
- Kaede Hondo as Kon
- Ai Kayano as Nina
North American anime distributor Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it has licensed the series. The company plans to release the series digitally and on home video.
Sentai Filmworks describes the story:
Girls from all over the country come to live in Meiro-cho for one reason: to train to become the top uranaishi – the Urara. One day, a 15-year-old girl named Chiya enters the gates, but she has another, secret reason for wanting to become an uranaishi. Together with three very different girls, Kon, Koume, and Nono, Chiya gets started as a fortune teller's apprentice.
Youhei Suzuki (SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist, The "Hentai" Prince and the Stony Cat.) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff. Deko Akao (Snow White with the Red Hair, Etotama, Noragami) is handling the series composition, and Mai Otsuka (Shakugan no Shana, Non Non Biyori) is designing the characters for animation.
The anime will premiere on TBS on January 5 late at night at 1:58 a.m. (effectively January 6 morning), and on BS-TBS on January 7 late at night at 1:00 a.m. (effectively January 8 morning).
Harikamo is serializing the manga in Manga Time Kirara Miracle, and Houbunsha published the third volume in May. The manga's fourth volume will ship on January 27.