Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear Anime's 2nd Video Unveils More Cast & Staff, Ending Song, October 7 Debut
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The official website for the television anime of Kumanano and 029's Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear light novels posted the second promotional video on Wednesday. The video announces more cast members, more staff members, and the October 7 premiere date. It also announces and previews the ending theme song.
The newly announced cast members are:
Koji Yusa as Cliff Foschurose
Satoshi Tsuruoka as Gentz
Yūko Kurose as Kumakyū (Hugging Bear)
Emi Miyajima as Kumayuru (Swaying Bear)
The newly announced staff members are:
- Series Director: Hisashi Ishii
- Art Directors: Hiroki Matsumoto, Izumi Hoki, Hiroshi Katō
- Color Key Artist: Mika Iwami
- Prop Design: Tomomi SUGIYAMA
- Compositing Director of Photography: Tsubasa YOKOYAMA
- Editing: Motoki NIIMI
- Sound Director: Hiroto MORISHITA
- Music: Shigeo Komori
- Music Production: Nippon Columbia
Maki Kawase sings the ending theme song "Ano ne." as her character Yuna, and the song's CD will go on sale on October 21.
The series will premiere on October 7 at 9:00 p.m. Japan Time (8:00 a.m. EDT) on the AT-X channel, and it will also run on Tokyo MX, BS11, Sun TV, and KBS Kyoto.
Seven Seas Entertainment is publishing the novels in English, and it describes the story:
Fifteen-year-old Yuna prefers staying home and obsessively playing her favorite VRMMO game to doing anything else, including going to school. When a strange new update gives her a one-of-a-kind bear outfit that comes with overpowered abilities, Yuna is torn: the outfit is unbearably cute, but too embarrassing to wear in-game. But then she suddenly finds herself transported into the world of the game, facing down monsters and magic for real, and the bear suit becomes the best weapon she has!
The anime stars:
Azumi Waki as Fina, a girl Yuna encounters in the alternate world
Rina Hidaka as Noire Foschurose
Miyu Tomita as Shuri
Satomi Amano as Misana Farrengram
Yuu Nobuta (High School Fleet, A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd) is directing the anime at EMT Squared. Takashi Aoshima (Himouto! Umaru-chan, Yuruyuri - Happy Go Lily) is in charge of the series scripts, and Yuki Nakano (A Destructive God Sits Next to Me) is designing the characters.
Azumi Waki is performing the opening theme song "Itsuka no Kioku."
Kumanano began serializing the ongoing story on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō (Let's Become Novelists) website in 2014. Shufu to Seikatsu Sha began publishing the story in print with art by 029 in May 2015, and the company published the 15th volume on May 22.
Sergei launched the manga on Shufu to Seikatsu Sha's Comic Pash! manga website in 2014, and the company published the manga's fourth volume on March 27.