Dagashi Kashi Season 2 Announced for 2018

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The latest issue of Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine has announced that a second season of the anime adaptation of Kotoyama’s Dagashi Kashi manga has been greenlit and is in production for a 2018 release. The announcement also reveals the first cast members and new staff.

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The issue has announced that cast member Ayana Taketatsu (Kirino Kousaka from Oreimo) will return to voice Hotaru Shidare

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There will be major changes to the production staff from the anime’s first season, with second 2 including:

  • Director: Satoshi Kuwabara (Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Tezuka Osamu ga Kieta?! 20 Seiki Saigo no Kaijiken)
  • Setting Cooperator: Shigehito Takayanagi (The World God Only KnowsTokyo ESP)
  • Series Composer: Mayumi Morita (Debut Role)
  • Anime Character Designer: Nana Miura (Young Black Jack)
  • Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama (Haganai, Isshuukan Friends.)
  • Animation Studio: Tezuka Productions (Black Jack, Sakamichi no Apollon)

The staff of season 1 consists of:

  • Director and Series Composer: Shigehito Takayanagi (The World God Only KnowsTokyo ESP)
  • Series Composer: Yasuko Kamo (Kanamemo, Tokyo ESP)
  • Anime Character Designer: Kanetoshi Kamimoto (Burst Angel, Yosuga no Sora)
  • Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama (Haganai, Isshuukan Friends.)
  • Animation Studio: feel. (Oregairu Zoku, Minami-ke Tadaima)

Dagashi Kashi is a comedy manga written and illustrated by Kotoyama. The series began in 2014 being serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine. To date a total of 7 volumes have been compiled. A TV anime adaptation of the series premiered in the Winter 2016/2017 anime season for 12 episodes. The anime was produced by studio feel. (Oregairu Zoku, Minami-ke Tadaima) and directed by Shigehito Takayanagi (The World God Only KnowsTokyo ESP).

Here is the series synopsis from MAL:

Shikada Kokonotsu’s father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in Summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets company, comes to pay a visit. Apparently, Kokonotsu’s father is famous and she wants him to join her family’s company. However, he will only agree if she can convince Kokonotsu to take over the family business!

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A second season of the TV anime adaptation for the Dagashi Kashi has been announced and will premiere in 2018. Further details about the new season will be revealed at a later date.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://www.tbs.co.jp/anime/dagashi/
And follow their Twitter: @anime_dagashi



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Source Article - Anime News Network
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