January will bring a short-form series with a Stay Puft-sized heart!
Earlier today, the official Ojisan and Marshmallow anime website unveiled the show’s official cast. The series will star the following:
- Habahiro Kusaka (Hige): Tetsu Inada
- Iori Wakabayashi: Eri Kitamura
- MIO5 (Mioko or Degasu-chan): Kana Hanazawa
- Isamu Wakabayashi: Tetsuya Kakihara
- Mukai: Kaori Taguchi
- Machida: Suzuna Kinoshita
- Senior at Marshmallow Factory: Chika Yoshitomi
- Junior at Marshmallow Factory: Nozomi Furuki
Noriyoshi Sasaki will helm the series at studio Creators in Pack, with Hisayoshi Hirasawa working as Chief Director. Mari Shirakawa will fill the dual role of animation director and character designer, while Galilei Donna writer Atsushi Oka provides the show’s scripts.
Masakatsu Oomuro (Danchigai) will be in charge of sound production at Dax Production.
Ojisan and Marshmallow will be a series of five-minute shorts, which kicks off on January 7, 2016. The following networks will carry the series:
- TV Saitama: 1/7/2016, from 25:00 – 25:05 (1/8/2016, 1:00AM – 1:05AM)
- KBS Kyoto: 1/7/2016, from 25:30 – 25:35 (1/8/2016, 1:30AM – 1:35AM)
- TVK: 1/8/2016, from 25:45 – 25:50 (1/9/2016, 1:45AM – 1:50AM)
- Sun TV: 1/11/2016, from 26:30 – 26:35 (1/12/2016, 2:30AM – 2:35AM)
Ojisan and Marshmallow is based on a popular webcomic, which is hosted on image sharing site Pixiv. To date, the series has attracted over 20 million viewers, across 91 pages. Ichijinsha began collecting the series in print form, with the first volume hitting in November 2014.
Source: Comic Natalie