Before you ask, no, this isn’t a show about food.
Earlier today, the official Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens (Hakata Pork Bones Ramens) light novel website updated with the show’s major cast and staff members. We break the details down below:
Kenji Yasuda (Macross Delta, Shugo Chara!) will direct the series at Satelight, with Hidenori Inoue providing character designs. Shogo Yasukawa (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Terraformars) is in charge of series composition.
Kotaro Nakagawa (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Planetes) will score the show’s soundtrack.
Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens will star the following:
- Seji Banba: Daisuke Ono
- Lin Xianlin: Yuuki Kaji
- Enokida: Yūsuke Kobayashi
Yūichi Nakamura and Daisuke Namikawa were both confirmed, though their roles have yet to be confirmed as of press time.
Chiaki Kisaki and illustrator Hako Ichiiro’s Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens light novels made their début under Kadokawa Media Works Bunko imprint in February 2014. The ongoing series saw its seventh volume hit retailers on July 25. The title was awarded the top prize at the 20th Dengeki Novel Awards.
A manga adaptation by Kisara Akino launched in the pages of G Fantasy in July 26. The title ran through May 18, and spans two compiled volumes.