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Pastel Memories Anime Replaces Hisako Kanemoto With Yumiri Hanamori for Nao

posted on by Egan Loo
Other cast members reprise game roles for anime by project No.9

The official website for the television anime of FuRyu's Pastel Memories smartphone game revealed the anime's cast on Tuesday. Yumiri Hanamori is replacing the game's cast member Hisako Kanemoto as the voice of Nao Mejiro in the anime. (Kanemoto is taking a hiatus from voice acting until next March to study abroad.) The other main cast members are reprising their game roles.

The anime stars:

Hiyori Nitta as Izumi Asagi
Mariko Toribe as Ayaka Sakaki

Yumi Uchiyama as Irina Leskova
Yukiyo Fujii as Kaoruko Nijouin

Rie Murakawa as Yuina Machiya
Naomi Ōzora as Michi Edogawabashi

Ai Yamamoto as Minami Senju
Yui Ogura as Chimari Maiko

Yumiri Hanamori as Nao Mejiro
Yurika Kubo as Rei Kurushima

Megumi Toda as Komachi Satonaka
Kotori Koiwai as Saori Rokugou

Chitose Morinaga as Nejire-Usagi ("Screw-Rabbit")
Chiaki Takahashi as Maya

The "otaku girls" role-playing game takes place "a little bit in the future in 20XX." Akihabara, which was once called "the otaku holy land," is now in decline after otaku culture itself has declined. Players take on the role of a manager of one of the few remaining "otaku shops." The manager helps to "raise" various talented otaku girls, and together, players and the girls battle a "virus" that is infecting the world of various works, while also retrieving people's lost "memories."

Yasuyuki Shinozaki (Shuffle!, Xam'd: Lost Memories, And you thought there is never a girl online? episode director) is directing the anime at project No. 9. Tsuyoshi Tamai (Strike Witches, Ladies versus Butlers!, Bikini Warriors) is in charge of series composition. Shin'ya Segawa (Garakowa -Restore the World-) is adapting Nero Nashiki's original character designs for animation.

FuRyu released the game in mid-October.

Sources: Pastel Memories TV anime's website, Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web via Ota-Suke

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