Never get between a man and his marshmallows!
Earlier today, the Ojisan and Marshmallow anime website updated with character designs for the major cast members. You can check these out below:
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 character designer and animation director, while Galilei Donna writer Atsushi Oka provides the show’s scripts.
The confirmed voice cast is as follows:
- Habahiro “Hige” Kusaka: Tetsu Inada
- Iori Wakabayashi: Eri Kitamura
- MIO5, aka “Degasu”: voiced by Kana Hanazawa
- Isamu Wakabayashi: Tetsuya Kakihara
- Machida: Suzuna Kinoshita
- Mukai: Kaori Taguchi
- Marshmallow Factory’s Senior: Chika Yoshitomi
- Marshmallow Factory’s Junior: Nozomi Furuki
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)
The series is based on a popular webcomic, which is hosted on image sharing site Pixiv. To date, Ojisan and Marshmallow 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.