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Yume Ōkoku to Nemureru 100-Nin no Ōji-sama Anime Shorts Launch

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Inspired by romance puzzle RPG app aimed at women

The official YouTube channel for the anime shorts of GCREST's Yume Ōkoku to Nemureru 100-Nin no Ōji-sama (The Kingdom of Dreams and the 100 Sleeping Princes or "Yume-100" for short) smartphone puzzle role-playing game began streaming the anime's first episode on Saturday. The anime is titled Yume Ōkoku to Nemureru 100-Nin no Ōji-sama Short.

The first episode is titled "Kōcha no Kaori wa Jiyū no Kaori" (The Smell of Black Tea Is the Smell of Freedom), and it is set in the Country of Black Tea. The country is known for having the best tea in the world, and the country's serene atmosphere lets citizens enjoy teatime and tea parties. The princes Edmond (Ryota Ohsaka), Haldine (Kaito Ishikawa), Joshua (Showtaro Morikubo), and Peco (Yū Kobayashi) appear in the episode.

The channel is also streaming a preview for episode 2.

One new episode will stream online each month for a total of 10 episodes. Episodes will stream on the shorts' official website, in the official app and on its website, and on the Abema TV streaming service.

Shin Katagai (Neo Angelique Abyss) is directing the anime at Satelight. Miki Furukawa is designing the characters. Thomas Romain (Macross Delta, AKB0048) is in charge of art supervision. Daiki Yamashita is performing the opening theme song "Aru Hi no Ōji-sama" as his character Navi,

The game, which launched on Android and iOS devices in 2015, is aimed at women with the theme of romance with a prince "that every woman dreams of." The game lets players experience love with 100 princes who live in the Kingdom of Dreams. Players solve puzzles to wake up the princes from their deep slumber. The cast of the princes include: Shōta Chōnan (Luke), Takeaki Masuyama (Medi), Kenichi Suzumura (Avi), Showtaro Morikubo (Byakuyō), Ayumu Murase (Hinata), Mamoru Miyano (Kairi), Sōichirō Hoshi (Shigure), and Daiki Yamashita (Navi).

A full television anime series is planned for 2018.

Source: Animate Times

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