I guess we can Yuko Ono’s taking a “foxy” new role, I guess.
I welcome your groans with this one.
Earlier today, the official Konohana Kitan twitter account revealed the show’s first major cast member. Yuko Ono will play Yuzu, a fox deity raised by humans.
— 『このはな綺譚』アニメ公式 (@konohana_anime) May 5, 2017
Rough Translation: We’re breaking the news today. The “Konohana Kitan” anime will cast Yuko Ohno (@ono_yuko_ouo) as Yuzu. We hope you keep supporting us in the future. #konohana #??????
The Konohana Kitan anime was first revealed in March. The reveal was made on the wraparound band for the fifth compiled volume of Sakuya Amano’s original manga of the same name.
The Konohana Kitan manga began publication in the pages of Gentosha’s Comic Birz in 2014. Manga resource Baka-Updates describes the title as:
The story is set in Kokohana-tei, a hot spring hotel located in an inn town between our world and the other world, where many people go to visit. The story portrays the lives of kitsune (fox spirits), who take the form of girls and work at the hotel.