Muse Asia, Indonesia License Taisho Otome Fairy Tale Anime
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Muse Asia and Muse Indonesia announced on Wednesday that they have licensed Taisho Otome Fairy Tale, the television anime of Sana Kirioka's Taisho Otome Otogi Banashi manga. The companies will announce a distribution platform for the anime at a later date.
The anime will premiere on October 8.
The anime stars:
- Yūsuke Kobayashi as Tamahiko Shima
- Saya Aizawa as Yuzuki Tachibana
- Yume Miyamoto as Tamako Shima
- Chika Anzai as Ryō Atsumi
- Ayasa Itō as Kotori Shiratori
- Shunichi Toki as Hakaru Shiratori
Jun Hatori is directing the anime at Synergy SP (Cross Game, Major). Mayu Watanabe (Freezing, Freezing Vibration) is designing the characters, and Hiroko Fukuda (Cross Game, Flying Witch) is both writing and overseeing the series scripts. Yasuharu Takanashi (Fairy Tail, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal) is composing the music. GARNiDELiA is performing the opening theme song "Otome no Kokoroe" (A Girl's Knowledge), and Shunichi Toki is performing the ending theme song "Makokoro ni Sō."
The manga takes place in Japan's Taisho era, and centers on Tamahiko Shima, a young man who lost the use of his right hand in an accident, and now lives in a rural area of Chiba prefecture to take care of his health. One day he meets the naive and devoted Yuzuki, whom Tamahiko's father bought to be Tamahiko's wife. Through this meeting, the pessimistic and and withdrawn Tamahiko begins to change.
Kirioka serialized the Showa Otome Otogi Banashi sequel manga on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ website and app, and Shueisha published the manga's fifth and final volume in July 2020.
Kirioka launched a new spinoff manga for the series titled Taisho Otome Otogi Banashi: Enseika no Shokutaku (A Pessimist's Dining Table) on the Shonen Jump+ website and app on July 23. A spinoff novel will ship on October 4.