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Mugi the Cat, elfin' Perform Meow Meow Japanese History TV Anime's New Theme Songs

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Series gets anime film in February

The official website for the television anime of Kenji Sonishi's Meow Meow Japanese History (Neko Neko Nihonshi) manga revealed the new ending theme songs for the fourth season of the anime on Wednesday. elfin' is performing the new opening theme song "Kimagure☆NyanNyan History!" and Mugi the Cat is performing the new ending theme song "Nekko Hotte." elfin' also performed the series' previous two opening songs.

The television anime premiered on April 2016, and runs during the "Ten-Tele Anime" timeslot within the Tensai TV-kun variety program every Wednesday from 6:45 p.m. to 6:54 p.m.. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime, and it describes the story:

The many great cats throughout Japan's history are back to strut their stuff in a new season. They continue to leave their mark on history, doing whatever they want, but what else would you expect from a cat? They get bored fast, and love to sharpen their claws and take naps. They might be scared of water and loud noises, but the amount of energy they display when they get excited is something to see! What kind of history will we see them create this time around?

Ryō Takada is supervising the television anime's series scripts and co-writing them with Kyō Shimizu. Kōichi Yamadera narrates the show, and Diana Garnet (Naruto Shippūden, Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note) sings the two most recent ending theme songs.

The manga is inspiring the anime film Eiga Neko Neko Nihonshi ~Ryōma no Hachamecha Time Travel ze yo!~ (Meow Meow Japanese History the Movie: Ryōma's Topsy-Turvy Time Travel!), which will open in Japan in February 2020. Yu Kobayashi is starring as the feline version of the legendary samurai Sakamoto Ryōma. The television anime's Tomohiro Kawamura is once again directing the new anime at Joker Films, and Shimizu is penning the film's screenplay. Aniplex is distributing.

Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha's manga website Comic Ruelle serializes the manga, and Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha published the seventh compiled book volume in May.

Sonishi's Neko Ramen manga also inspired a Flash television anime, which Vuze released online with English subtitles under the title Neko Rahmen. The manga later inspired a live-action film titled Neko Rahmen Taishō (General Neko Rahmen).

Sources: Meow Meow Japanese History anime's website, MoCa News


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