Dagashi Kashi Season 2 Announced for 2018

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.


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


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!


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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