Chima, Shino Shimoji, Aoi Yūki Perform Hakumei to Mikochi Anime's Theme Songs

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series about dwarf girls who live in forest premieres in January

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Takuto Kashiki's Hakumei to Mikochi: Tiny little life in the woods (Hakumei and Mikochi) manga revealed the anime's opening and ending theme song artists on Friday. Chima will perform the anime's as-yet untitled opening theme song, and the CD single will ship on January 24. Shino Shimoji and Aoi Yūki, who voice Mikochi and Konju in the anime, will perform the as-yet untitled ending theme song. The CD single will ship on February 7.

The site previously streamed a promotional video in October.

The show stars:

Risae Matsuda as Hakumei

Shino Shimoji as Mikochi

Aoi Yūki as Konju

Chika Anzai as Sen

Additionally, Masaya Matsukaze will play Iwashi.

Masaomi Andō (School-Live!, Scum's Wish, Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle) is directing the series at studio Lerche. Reiko Yoshida (Violet Evergarden, Tamako Market, Non Non Biyori) is handling the series composition, and Tomoko Iwasa (Kasimasi - Girl Meets Girl, Junod) is both the character designer and prop designer. Iwasa is also the chief animation director alongside Mayuka Itou (Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle). KUSANAGI is handling the background art. Evan Call (Violet Evergarden, Chronos Ruler, Big Order) is composing the music at Lantis. Yūji Higa is the animation producer.

Other staff members include:

  • Art Director: Daiki Kuribayashi
  • Art Supervision: Nobuhito Sue
  • Art Setting: Nobuhito Sue, Eiko Tsunadō
  • Color Design: Yumi Nagi
  • Director of Photography: Sena Nakagawa
  • Editing: Yukie Oikawa (Morita Editing Room)
  • Sound Director: Satoki Iida

The anime will premiere in January 2018.

The manga follows the titular characters Hakumei and Mikochi, two nine-centimeter-tall (about 3.5-inch-tall) dwarf girls who live deep in a forest, making their home in the hollow of a tree, using leaves as umbrellas, and riding on the backs of insects and birds.

Kashiki has been serializing the manga in Kadokawa's harta magazine (previously known as Fellows! magazine), and Kadokawa published the fifth compiled book volume of the manga in January.

[Via Ota-Suke]

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