A brand new promotional video has been released for the upcoming second season of the anime adaptation of Kotoyama’s Dagashi Kashi manga. The new video introduces to us one of the new characters that will debut in season 2, Hajime Owari who will be voiced by Chinatsu Akasaki (Shinka Nibutani in Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!).
The second season of the TV anime adaptation of Dagashi Kashi will premiere in January 2018, during the Winter 2017/2018 anime season.
Here is the anime’s first PV:
The main cast of the anime includes:
- Ayana Taketatsu (Kirino Kousaka from Oreimo) will return to voice Hotaru Shidare
- Atsushi Abe (Touma Kamijou from Toaru Majutsu no Index) is voicing Kokonotsu Shikada
- Manami Numakura (Aoi Sakurai in Rail Wars!) voices Saya Endou
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Makoto Tachibana from Free!) as Tou Endou
- Chinatsu Akasaki (Shinka Nibutani in Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) will join the cast to voice Hajime Owari
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 Knows, Tokyo 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)
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!