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Jingai-san no Yome Anime Casts Satomi Arai

posted on by Karen Ressler
Kōhei Miyahara composes music for anime shorts premiering in October

This years October issue of Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Zero-Sum magazine revealed on Tuesday that Satomi Arai (A Certain Magical Index's Kuroko Shirai, Re:Zero's Beatrice) is joining the cast of the television anime of artist Akiwo Yasaka and author Yu Aikawa's Jingai-san no Yome (Non-Human Creature Wife) manga. Arai will play both Six and Seven.

The magazine also revealed that Kōhei Miyahara is composing music for the series. Miyahara has composed and written for songs from Scorching Ping Pong Girls, Nanbaka, The Morose Mononokean, among other anime.

Hisayoshi Hirasawa is serving as chief director, with director Takumi Shibata at studio Saetta. Izuro Ijuuin is designing the characters for animation and WORDS in STEREO is handling series composition. Hi!Superb is performing the theme song.

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX on October 2 at 1:00 a.m. (effectively October 3 morning), and on BS Fuji on October 9 at 11:55 p.m. Each episode of the anime will be five minutes long.

Previously announced cast members include:

  • Daiki Yamashita as Tomari Hinowa
  • Kengo Kawanishi as Sora Hikurakawa
  • Taku Yashiro as Ichiya Mokusaibashi
  • Yusuke Shirai as Tetsukasa Tsuchikiyose

The four-panel manga follows a 16-year-old male high school student named Tomari Hinowa who marries a mysterious and fluffy lifeform named Kanenogi.

Yasaka and Aikawa launched the manga in June 2016 on Ichijinsha's Zero Sum Online website, and Ichijinsha will publish the sixth volume on September 25 and the seventh volume on December 25. The creators are also drawing the side story manga Jingai-san no Yome: Yoimachi no Miko. Ichijinsha will publish a short story manga collection titled Jingai-san no Yome wa Inai (Non-Human Creature Wife Isn't Here), featuring parallel stories, on October 25.

Source: Monthly Comic Zero-Sum October issue


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