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Uncle From Another World Anime's Video Unveils Theme Songs, July Premiere

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Mayu Maeshima performs 'story' opening, Yuka Iguchi performs 'Ichibanboshi Sonority' ending

Kadokawa revealed a new promotional video for the television anime of Hotondoshindeiru's Uncle From Another World (Isekai Ojisan) manga during the anime's AnimeJapan 2022 stage event on Sunday. The video reveals the anime's July premiere date and theme song artists.

Mayu Maeshima performs the anime's opening theme song "story." Yuka Iguchi performs the ending theme song "Ichibanboshi Sonority." Both songs' respective CD singles will ship on August 3.

Yen Press licensed the manga, and it describes the story:

​Seventeen years ago, Takafumi's uncle fell into a coma, but now he's back like a man risen from his grave. Soon, Takafumi discovers two bizarre things: His uncle treasures video games above all else, and, while comatose, he was actually transported to another world as some heroic guardian! Now, not only does Takafumi have to room with an uncle who is literally magical, he also has to catch the guy up on two decades of history—smartphones, high-speed internet, modern anime tropes…and the traumatic outcome of the '90s console war!

The anime's main cast members are:

Takehito Koyasu as Ojisan ("Uncle")

Jun Fukuyama as Takafumi

Mikako Komatsu as Fujimiya

Haruka Tomatsu as Elf

Aoi Yūki as Mabel

Aki Toyosaki as Alicia

Shigeki Kawai is directing the anime at Atelier Pontdarc, and Kenta Ihara (Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious, Full Dive, Saga of Tanya the Evil, Mieruko-chan) is overseeing and writing the series scripts. Kazuhiro Ōta (Natsu no Arashi!, Negima!, Pani Poni Dash!) is designing the characters.

Hotondoshindeiru launched the manga in Kadokawa's ComicWalker website in June 2018, and Kadokawa published the manga's seventh compiled book volume on February 21. The manga has 1.8 million copies in circulation. Yen Press will publish the manga's fourth volume on Tuesday.

Source:Uncle From Another World anime's AJ 2022 stage event and website

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