Kakuriyo no Yadomeshi TV Anime Reveals Visual, More Cast, Staff

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Ai Kakuma, Yūma Uchida, Atsushi Tamaru join cast of April series

The official website for the television anime adaptation of writer Midori Yūma and illustrator Laruha's Kakuriyo Yadomeshi (Afterlife Inn Cooking) light novel series revealed a new key visual and additional cast and staff on Thursday.

The new cast members are:

Ai Kakuma as Oryō

Yūma Uchida as Akatsuki

Atsushi Tamaru as Byakuya

Previously announced cast includes:

Nao Tōyama as Aoi Tsubaki

Katsuyuki Konishi as Ōdanna

Shun'ichi Toki as Ginji

Yoshiko Okuda (animation director for The Perfect Insider, Casshern Sins) is directing the anime at GONZO. Tomoko Konparu (Utano☆Princesama Legend Star, Kimi ni Todoke) is in charge of series composition, and Youko Satou (Saiyuki Reload Blast, Dog & Scissors) is designing the characters. Takurō Iga (Fuuka, Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA) is composing the music, and Flying Dog is handling the music production.

Additional staff members include:

  • Ayakashi Design: Takuhito Kusanagi, Tadashi Oppata
  • General Animation Director: Hikaru Suzuki
  • Prop Design: Yōko Kubara, Sotaro Shimizu
  • Color Design: Ritsuko Utagawa
  • Art Setting: Mika Nakajima
  • Special Effects, 2D Design: Mika Narukawa
  • Art Director: Norifumi Nakamura
  • CG Director: Tsutomu Nagai
  • Director of Photography: Naoki Kitamura
  • Editing: Akari Saitō
  • Sound Director: Fumiyuki Go

The anime will premiere in April on Tokyo MX, BS Fuji, and other networks. An advance screening event for the first two episodes will be held at the Shinjuku Wald 9 theater in Tokyo on March 16. Five of the main cast members will attend the event.

The series centers on a female college student named Aoi, who inherited the ability to see spirits from her late grandfather. Aoi prides herself on her cooking. One day she's feeding some agricultural spirits when suddenly a god and the master of the "Tenshinya" (Heavenly Inn) appears and takes Aoi away. He says that due to her grandfather's debts, she must become his bride. Aoi hates this idea and instead declares that she will pay back her grandfather's debt by working at the Tenshinya.

Yūma launched the novel series in Kadokawa's Fujimi L Bunko imprint in 2015, and Kadokawa published the seventh novel on November 15. As of October, the series has more than 340,000 copies in print.

Wako Ioka is drawing a manga adaptation in Kadokawa's B's Log Comic magazine, and the manga's third volume shipped on November 15.

Source: Comic Natalie

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