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Kino's Journey TV Anime's Theme Song Artist, Visual, October Premiere Revealed

posted on 2017-08-07 00:35 EDT
Nagi Yanagi performs opening, ending theme songs

The official website for Kino no Tabi -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series, the new television anime adaptation of Keiichi Sigsawa's Kino's Journey - The Beautiful World light novels, revealed the theme song artist, a new visual, and the October premiere for the anime on Monday.

The anime will premiere in October on AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, and BS11. Crunchyroll will stream the series.

Nagi Yanagi (A Lull in the Sea, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, Bakemonogatari) will perform the anime's opening and ending theme songs.

The anime's cast includes:

  • Aoi Yūki as Kino
  • Sōma Saitō as Hermes
  • Yuichiro Umehara as Shizu
  • Kenichirou Matsuda as Riku
  • Ayane Sakura as Tea
  • Lynn as Shishō (Master)
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Aibō (Partner)

Tomohisa Taguchi (Persona 4 the Golden Animation, Persona 3 the Movie #4 Winter of Rebirth, Twin Star Exorcists) is directing the anime at Lerche. Yukie Sugawara (Overlord, Hina Logi: from Luck & Logic) is in charge of series scripts. Ryoko Amisaki (Sumomomo Momomo - Chijō Saikyō no Yome, Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School: Future Arc) is adapting Kouhaku Kuroboshi's original character designs for animation. EGG FIRM is credited for production.

The story follows the travels of Kino, a young adventurer who rides a talking motorcycle named Hermes. They explore the people and cultures of different places throughout their adventures, spending only three days at each location.

Sigsawa began serializing Kino's Journey in ASCII Media Works' Dengeki HP in 2000, and Kadokawa shipped the 20th volume last October. The novel was adapted into a 13-episode anime in 2003, and movies premiered in 2005 and 2007.

Source: MoCa News


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