Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs Anime Reveals Cast, Staff, 1st Promo Video, Summer 2018 Premiere
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A stage presentation at the Jump Festa 2018 event streamed the first promotional video on Saturday for the television anime of Tadahiro Miura's Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs (Yuragi-sō no Yūna-san) manga. The show's official website is also streaming the video. (Note: The linked video is region-locked to Japan.) The video reveals the show's main cast, staff, and summer 2018 premiere.
The event also revealed that an OVA will ship on a Blu-ray Disc with a limited edition of the manga's 11th volume on July 4, 2018. The OVA will adapt the manga's 12th chapter. The bundle will include an "ultra deluxe bath poster" drawn by Miura. Pre-orders for the bundle start on Saturday.
Tsuyoshi Nagasawa (Clockwork Planet, Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!, MM!) is directing the series at XEBEC. Kyoko Taketani (key animator for Negima!, To Love Ru: Darkness) is the character designer, Hideaki Koyasu (Lance N' Masques, Three Leaves, Three Colors, GJ Club) is handling the series composition, Jin Aketagawa (To Love Ru: Darkness, Is the order a rabbit?, High School DxD) is the sound director, and Tomoki Kikuya (Squid Girl, Eromanga Sensei, Hidamari Sketch) is composing the music.
The anime stars:
- Yuuki Ono as male protagonist Kogarashi Fuyuzora
- Miyuri Shimabukuro as Yuuna Yunohana
- Eri Suzuki as Chisaki Miyazaki
- Rie Takahashi as Sagiri Ameno
The manga launched in Weekly Shonen Jump in February 2016. The "odd story between a physical ghost buster and his ghost roommate" centers on a young man who encounters the ghost of a young girl at a creepy hot spring guesthouse. Shueisha published the manga's eighth volume on November 2. According to the 50th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump, the first eight volumes have more than 1.5 million copies in print.
Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the series and plans to release the first volume on March 6 as part of its new Ghost Ship mature reader imprint.
Thanks to Dennis R. for the embedded video.
Source: Comic Natalie