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Anime Network Online to Stream Urara Meirocho Anime

posted on by Karen Ressler
Series about fortune-telling girls premieres streaming on Saturday

Anime Network Online announced on Friday that it will stream the upcoming anime of Harikamo's Urara Meirocho four-panel manga. The stream will premiere at 1:00 a.m. EST on Saturday, January 7 in the following territories: United States, Canada, Turkey, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Latin America.

The anime premiered in Japan on TBS on January 5 late at night at 1:58 a.m. (effectively January 6 morning), and will premiere on BS-TBS on January 7 late at night at 1:00 a.m. (effectively January 8 morning).

North American anime distributor Sentai Filmworks announced last month that it has licensed the series. 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. Members of the anime's cast will perform the opening theme song "Yumeji Labyrinth" (Dreaming Labyrinth). The anime's ending theme song is "go to Romance>>>>>" by Luce Twinkle Wink☆.

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