Uchi Tama Anime's 2nd TV Ad Reveals Theme Song Artist, January 9 Premiere
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website and Twitter account for Uchi Tama!?: Uchi no Tama Shirimasen ka?, the anime based on Sony Creative Products Inc.'s Uchi Tama!? project, began streaming the show's second commercial on Saturday. The ad reveals that the show will premiere on Fuji TV's Noitamina block on January 9 at 24:55 (effectively January 10 at 12:55 a.m.). The video also reveals and previews the band wacci's opening theme song "Friends."
The anime stars:
- Sōma Saitō as Tama Okamoto
- Kensho Ono as Pochi Yamada
- Yusuke Shirai as Tora Kiso
- Yūma Uchida as Be Kawahara
- Kana Hanazawa as Momo Hanasaki
- Tomoyo Kurosawa as Koma Oketani
- Yuuki Kaji as Nora
- Yuichiro Umehara as Kuro Mikawa
- Wataru Hatano as Gon Noda
- Tomoaki Maeno as Buru Kuramochi
Kiyoshi Matsuda (Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear, Kakegurui××) is directing the anime at MAPPA and Lapin Track (Sarazanmai). Kimiko Ueno (The Royal Tutor, Kuromajyo-san ga Tōru!!) is in charge of series scripts. Mai Otsuka (Shakugan no Shana, Non Non Biyori, This Art Club Has a Problem!) is designing the characters. [email protected] from the music group MYTH&ROID is composing the music.
Sony Creative Products created the Tama and Friends characters in 1983. The anime adaptations began with an original video anime series in 1989, followed by the Sanchome no Tama: Uchi no Tama Shirimasenka? television anime in 1994 and the anime film San-chōme no Tama: Onegai! Momo-chan o Sagashite!! in 1993. A spinoff television anime, Tama & Friends: Sagase! Mahō no Punipuni Stone, aired in 2006. A new Tama and Friends short anime premiered in 2016. 4Kids Entertainment licensed the original television anime in 2001 and aired an English-dubbed version in North America.