The recent Nyanpasu Matsuri Repeat na Non event for the anime adaptation of Atto’s Non Non Biyori manga has revealed that the manga’s upcoming 10th volume will contain a new video special as an Original Anime DVD. It will be bundled in its limited edition, which will release in Japan on September 23rd this year.
The main cast of the series’ anime adaptation includes:
- Kotori Koiwai (Utsu-tsu in Gatchaman Crowds) will return to voice Renge Miyauchi
- Ayane Sakura (Gasper Vladi from High School DxD New) will be back as Natsumi Koshigaya
- Kana Asumi (Nyaruko in Haiyore! Nyaruko-san) voices Komari Koshigaya
- Rie Murakawa (Aoi Futaba from Vividred Operation) as Hotaru Ichijou
- Misato Fukuen (Yoshika Miyafuji from Strike Witches) voicing as Hikage Miyauchi
- Rina Satou (Mikoto Misaka in Toaru Majutsu no Index) is voicing Kaede Kagayama
- Kaori Nazuka (Miyu Edelfelt from Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya) will voice Kazuho Miyauchi
- Suguru Koshigaya will also appear in the second season
Here is the third promotional video of the anime’s second season, Non Non Biyori Repeat:
The main staff of the anime includes:
- Director: Shinya Kawamo (Kokoro Connect, Ginyuu Mokushiroku Meine Liebe wieder)
- Series Composer and Scriptwriter: Reiko Yoshida (Bakuman., K-ON!)
- Scriptwriters: Fumihiko Shimo (Fairy Tail, Amagi Brilliant Park) and Yuka Yamada (Mushishi, Ao Haru Ride)
- Anime Character Designer and Chief Animation Director: Mai Otsuka (OreShura, Shakugan no Shana)
- Chief Animation Director: Yuki Imoto (Shakugan no Shana, Little Busters!)
- Color Designer: Miyuki Kibata (Kokoro Connect, Watamote)
- Art Director: Anna Ooizumi (Btooom!, Baby Princess 3D Paradise 0 [Love])
- Music Composer: Hiromi Mizutani (Toriko, Hyakko)
- Animation Production: Silver Link (Kokoro Connect, Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu)
Non Non Biyori is a comedy slice of life manga written and illustrated by Atto. The manga began in 2009 published in Media Factory’s Monthly Comic Alive magazine. To date there a total of 9 volumes have been produced, with the 8th volume scheduled to release on March 23rd next year. An anime adaptation of the series was made in October 2013. An anime adaptation of the series was produced in 2003 by Silver Link (Strike the Blood, Kokoro Connect) with Shinya Kawatsura (Kokoro Connect, .hack//Gift) directing. To date the manga has sold over 1 million copies in Japan.
Here is a synopsis of the anime from MAL:
Elementary school student Hotaru Ichijou has moved with her parents from Tokyo to the middle of the country. Now she must adapt to her new school, where there are a total of 5 students in the same class who range through elementary and middle school ages. Join their everyday adventures in the countryside.
A new Non Non Biyori special will be released as an OAD with the limited edition of the manga’s 10th volume, out on September 23 this year. Further information about the OAD will be revealed at a later date.
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