Ayana Taketatsu Performs Dagashi Kashi 2 Anime's Opening Theme
posted on by Karen Ressler
The official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of Kotoyama's Dagashi Kashi manga announced on Wednesday that Ayana Taketatsu will perform the opening theme song "Oh My Sugar Feeling!!" for Dagashi Kashi 2, the anime's second season. Taketatsu plays Hotaru in the anime and previously performed the first season's ending theme.
The anime will premiere in January 2018 on TBS and BS-TBS.
Satoshi Kuwabara (Dr. Pinoko no Mori no Bōken, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal) is directing the anime at Tezuka Productions, replacing director Shigehito Takayanagi. feel., the previous studio that handled the first season, is now credited with setting cooperation. Mayumi Morita is replacing Takayanagi and Yasuko Kamo in series composition. Nana Miura (Young Black Jack) is replacing Kanetoshi Kamimoto for the character designs. Satoshi Motoyama is returning as sound director. Michiko Yokote (Cowboy Bebop, Gintama) is writing the scripts, and Nobuaki Nobusawa (returning from the first season) and Tomohata Ohsumi are composing the music.
The anime's returning cast includes:
- Ayana Taketatsu as Hotaru Shidare
- Atsushi Abe as Kokonotsu Shikada
- Manami Numakura as Saya Endō
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Tō Endō
In addition, Chinatsu Akasaki is joining the cast as new character Hajime Owari, pictured below.
Funimation describes the anime:
Kokonotsu “Coconuts” Shikada dreams of becoming a famous manga artist. The only problem—he's terrible. His real talent is selling the complex and delicious snacks in his father's “dagashi” shop. He never thought much about the family business until the trendy, eccentric Hotaru showed up. As a lover of “dagashi,” she can't let his talent go to waste and decides she won't stop 'til she's sold him on sweets.
The first 12-episode television anime series premiered in January 2016. Funimation streamed the series with subtitles as it aired in Japan, and also streamed an English dub. The company released the anime on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on April 18.
Source: Comic Natalie
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