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'Sono Toki, Kanojo wa.' TV Anime Reveals Cast, Director, Promo Video, October 6 Debut

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Susumu Banba directs short anime starring Mei Fukuda, Nao, Riho Takada, Maaya Uchida

The official website for the "Sono Toki, Kanojo wa." ("She's in love") short television anime began streaming a promotional video for the anime on Tuesday. The site also revealed the cast, additional staff, and premiere date for the anime.

The cast includes:

Mei Fukuda as AIKO

Nao as Moe

Riho Takada as Yukari

Maaya Uchida as Miwako

Wataru Urata as Yūta

Akira Takano as Tomonori

Yoshihiko Aramaki as Kōsuke

Tonari no Sakata. as Tecchan

Hikari Sonoyama, Tomoyuki Matsui, Yuki Yomichi, Nobuhiko Adachi, and Tokage Watanabe are also part of the cast with as-yet unrevealed roles.

Susumu Banba is directing the short anime. As previously announced, Eisaku Kubonouchi is credited as the original creator and character designer. Writer and essayist Saeri Natsuo is writing the script, and Master Lights is credited with the production.

The anime will premiere on KBC and GyaO! on October 6 at 24:35 and 25:00 (both effectively on October 7 morning), respectively.

The theme of the anime is "a picture book (anime) to fall in love with." The anime will take place in Fukuoka, and will follow the love lives of four female protagonists as high school students, college students, and as working adults.

The project will also screen at the "Focus on Asia: Fukuoka International Film Festival 2018" event in the "Fukuoka Panorama" category.

Kubonouchi is known for the Chocolat, Cherry, and Tsurumoku Dokushinryō manga, as well as for the character designs for the "Hungry Days" Cup Noodle commercials. Chocolat inspired a live-action Taiwanese television adaptation in 2013.

Sources: She's in love anime's website, Comic Natalie

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