The official website of the anime adaptation of Sankaku Head’s Himouto! Umaru-chan manga has revealed that the upcoming second season, Himouto! Umaru-chan R, will start airing from October 8th. In addition, the anime’s Opening and Ending themes were revealed.
Season 2 of Himouto! Umaru-chan will begin its broadcast on Sunday at 11:00pm JST on AT-X. The anime will also air on Tokyo MX and BS11 at midnight (effectively Monday, October 9th). In addition, the series will also air on ABC Asahi from the 12th at 2:15am JST.
The main theme songs of the anime were announced; the Opening theme song will be Nimensei☆Ura Omote Life! by Aimi Tanaka in character as Umaru, whilst the Ending theme will be Umarun Taisou performed by the main cast.
The main cast of the first season will return for Himouto! Umaru-chan R:
- Miyu Tomita (Gabriel Tenma White from Gabriel DropOut) stars as Umaru Doma
- Kenji Nojima (Nobuchika Ginoza in Psycho-Pass) will voice Taihei Doma
- Akari Kageyama (Aine Chidorigafuchi from Masou Gakuen HxH) as Nana Ebina
- Haruka Shiraishi (Ronja in Sanzoku no Musume Ronja) voices Kirie Motoba
- Yurina Furukawa (Debut Role) is voicing Sylphynford Tachibana
- Hiroki Yasumoto (Agil in Sword Art Online) as Takeshi Motoba
- Tetsuya Kakihara (Simon from Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann) voicing the role of Alex Tachibana
- Ami Koshimizu (Ryuuko Matoi in Kill la Kill) voices Kanau
The anime’s production staff consists of:
- Director: Masahiko Ohta (Yuru Yuri, Mitsudomoe)
- Series Composer: Takashi Aoshima (Yuru Yuri, Mitsudomoe)
- Anime Character Designer and Chief Animation Director: Aya Takano (Shirokuma Café, Love Lab)
- Art Director: Yuki Ikenoue (Outbreak Company, Donten ni Warau)
- Music Composer: Yasuhiro Misawa (Kokoro Connect, Yuru Yuri)
- Sound Director: Yasunori Ebina (Naruto, Toaru Majutsu no Index)
- Animation Studio: Doga Kobo (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Yuru Yuri)
A total of three brand new promotional videos were released for Himouto! Umaru-chan R, featuring Umaru, Nana and Sylphinford .
Here is the Umaru PV:
And Sylphinford PV:
Himouto! Umaru-chan is a comedic slice of life manga written and illustrated by Sankaku Head. The series began in 2013, published under Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine. To date a total of 9 volumes have been published. The series received an 12 episode TV anime adaptation in Summer 2015, directed by Masahiko Ohta (Yuru Yuri, Mitsudomoe) and produced by Doga Kobo (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Yuru Yuri).
Here is the series synopsis from MAL:
My little sister Umaru (16) is a renowned beautiful girl in the town. A perfect sister with a kind heart, high scores and popularity, who everybody admires… or at least that’s what people believe, but once she walks in her room, she becomes…
The second season of the Himouto! Umaru-chan anime, Himouto! Umaru-chan R, will air every Sunday at 11:00pm JST on AT-X from October 8th, this Fall/Autumn 2017 anime season. Further details will be revealed in the upcoming weeks.
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