It looks like the dandelions have begun their migration across the pond.
Earlier today, Anime Unlimited announced that they licensed Castle Town Dandelion (Jōkamachi no Dandelion) for the United Kingdom. The company will stream the series in the UK and Ireland, via a partnership with streaming company Viewster.
Castle Town Dandelion is based on Ayumu Kasuga’s four-panel manga of the same name. Bakuman director Noriaki Akitaya is helming the series at Production IMS (The Testament of Sister New Devil), while Reiko Yoshida (Non Non Biyori, Bakuman) fills the dual role of character designer and animation director.
The confirmed voice cast for the series is as follows:
- Akane Sakurada: Kana Hanazawa
- Aoi Sakurada: Ai Kayano
- Shū Sakurada: Ryohei Kimura
- Kanade Sakurada: Kaori Ishihara
- Haruka Sakurada: Ayumu Murase
- Misaki Sakurada: Eriko Matsui
- Hikari Sakurada: Yui Ogura
- Shiori Sakurada: Aina Suzuki
- Teru Sakurada: Shiori Katsuta
- Hana Satō: Yuka Aisaka
- Anzu Shirogane: M.A.O
- Sachiko Komesawa: Sachika Misawa
- Karen Ayugase: Saori Hayami
Castle Town Dandelion begins airing on Japanese TV today. Earlier this week, FUNimation announced that they will simulcast the series in North America.
For those who are curious about the series, a short promo video is available, which you can check out below: