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The Concierge at Hokkyoku Department Store Anime Film Reveals 14 More Cast Members

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kenjiro Tsuda, Miyu Irino, Kana Hanazawa, more join cast for fall film

The official website for the anime film of Tsuchika Nishimura's The Concierge at Hokkyoku Department Store (Hokkyoku Hyakkaten no Concierge-san) manga revealed 14 more cast members on Monday.



The new cast includes:


The film will open this fall. The previously announced cast includes:

Electronic music producer tofubeats is composing the film's music. Chiyo Morita (Run with the Wind episode animation director) is serving as character designer and chief animation director.

Yoshimi Itazu ("Pigtails," Welcome to the Ballroom, key animation on Popin Q) is making his directorial debut on a feature anime film, with Satomi Ooshima (Hataraki Man, Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko, Raven of the Inner Palace) penning the script and Aniplex distributing. Production I.G is producing the film.

The manga centers on a new concierge at a mysterious department store where all the customers are animals. As a concierge, she tries to read her peculiar customers and try to make appropriate recommendations to them.

Nishimura launched the manga in Shogakukan's Big Comic Zōkan magazine in November 2016, and ended it in 2020 with two volumes. The manga won the Excellence Award for the Ministry of Cultural Affairs' 25th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards in 2022.

Sources: The Concierge at Hokkyoku Department Store anime's website, Comic Natalie

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