Dagashi Kashi Season 2 to Run for 12 Episodes

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The official website of the anime adaptation of Kotoyama’s Dagashi Kashi manga has revealed that the upcoming second season will run for a total of 12 episodes. The details were unveiled alongside the plans for the anime’s home media release.

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The first details about the Blu-ray and DVD volumes have been revealed. There will be two Blu-ray volumes and three DVD volumes. Each BD will contain 6 episodes each whilst each DVD will have 3 episodes.

Each of the Blu-ray volume will also contain:

  • A special box cover
  • A limited edition digipak
  • A CD of the OST
  • A special video scene of the cast
  • Prority ticket purchase for the upcoming fan event on June 3rd

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The first Blu-ray volume will release on March 21st and the second will release on April 18th. Both volumes will retail for ¥9,800 (~ US$93.60).

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The first two DVD volumes will release on the same days as the Blu-rays, with the third and final DVD releasing in Japan on May 16.

The second season of the Dagashi Kashi anime will be broadcasting from January 11th on TBS at 2:28am JST. The series will also air on Sun TV and BS-TBS.

The main cast of the anime includes:

  • Ayana Taketatsu (Kirino Kousaka from Oreimo) will return to voice Hotaru Shidare

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  • Atsushi Abe (Touma Kamijou from Toaru Majutsu no Index) is voicing Kokonotsu Shikada

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  • Manami Numakura (Aoi Sakurai in Rail Wars!) voices Saya Endou

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  • Chinatsu Akasaki (Shinka Nibutani in Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) will voice Hajime Owari

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  • Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Makoto Tachibana from Free!) as Tou Endou

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The first promotional video for Dagashi Kashi season 2 was revealed, which introduces the main characters:

There has been changes to production staff from the anime’s first season, with second 2 staff consisting of:

  • 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)
  • Chief Animation Director: Akemi Kobayashi (Yume Tsukai, Chi’s Sweet Home)
  • Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama (Haganai, Isshuukan Friends.)
  • Animation Studio: Tezuka Productions (Black Jack, Sakamichi no Apollon)

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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The second season of the TV anime adaptation of Dagashi Kashi will air every Thursday on TBS at 2:28am JST from January 11th, during the Winter 2017/2018 anime season. 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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