Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit TV Anime's Teaser Unveils More Cast, 2022 Debut
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The official website for Yama no Susume Next Summit (Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit), the new television anime based on Shiro's Encouragement of Climb (Yama no Susume) manga, debuted a teaser promotional video on Sunday. The video announces a new cast member and the 2022 premiere for the anime.
Emiri Iwai plays the new character Koharu, the red-haired mountain-climbing club president at the school Aoi and the others attend.
The previously announced returning cast members include:
- Yuka Iguchi as Aoi Yukimura
- Kana Asumi as Hinata Karaue
- Yōko Hikasa as Kaede Saitō
- Yui Ogura as Kokona Aoba
- Nao Tōyama as Honoka Kurosaki
The manga has inspired several previous television anime. The first season debuted in 2013, followed by the second season in 2014. The third television anime season premiered in July 2018. Crunchyroll streamed all three seasons as they aired in Japan. The manga also inspired the Yama no Susume: Omoide Present (Memories Present) original video anime (OVA) in 2017.
The manga also inspired a stage play that ran at Hannō City Hall in Hannō, Saitama in May 2019.