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Rokuhōdō Yotsuiro Biyori Anime Reveals 2nd Video, Visual, More Cast

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Yū Shimizu's Rokuhōdō Yotsuiro Biyori manga revealed the series' second promotional video, second visual, and additional cast on Wednesday. Junichi Suwabe narrates the video as his character Sui.

The new cast members are: (Note: the romanizations of the characters' full names are not confirmed.)

Tomoaki Maeno as Yakyō Higashigo

Kousuke Toriumi as Eisuke Kadosaki

Kōhei Amasaki as Kinako

The previously announced cast includes:

Junichi Suwabe as Sui (Keisui Higashigo)

Yūichi Nakamura as Tokitaka (Tokitaka Nagae)

Daisuke Ono as Gure (Gregorio Valentino)

Daiki Yamashita as Tsubaki (Tsubaki Nakao)

The anime will have a stage event at AnimeJapan on March 24. Suwabe, Nakamura, and Maeno will appear at the event.

The series will premiere in April.

Tomomi Kamiya (A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd) is directing the anime at ZEXCS (Diabolik Lovers, D.C. ~Da Capo~). Deko Akao (Noragami, Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future) is in charge of series composition, and Takuya Satō (director for Steins;Gate, Girls Beyond the Wasteland) is adviser and sound director. Kei Anjiki (associate animation director for Black Lagoon) is designing the characters, and Noriko Itou (animation director for Yuri!!! on Ice, Punch Line) is providing the cooking designs. Hiromasa Ogura (xxxHOLiC, Diabolik Lovers) is art director. GENCO is producing the anime.

Additional staff members include:

The manga's story takes place at a popular Japanese-style tea house called Rokuhōdō. Four specialists work there: Sui makes the tea, Gure creates latte art, Tsubaki makes the sweets, and Tokitaka cooks. In addition to serving their customers, they sometimes help them solve their problems.

The manga launched in Go Go Bunch in October 2013. Shinchosha published the seventh compiled book volume on November 9.

Source: Comic Natalie

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