Ah, ramen… one of those simple, yet delicious joys in life.
Yesterday, the official Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles (Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san) anime website updated with a new key visual, as well as the main cast and new crew details. We break the details down below:
The visual features the show’s four leads leaping into the air. The titular Ms. Koizumi is second from the left, happily slurping away at cup noodles.
The series will star the following:
- Ms. Koizumi: Ayana Taketatsu
- Yū Ōsawa: Ayane Sakura
- Misa Nakamura: Akari Kitō
- Jun Takahashi: Yumi Hara
Visuals for each character were also unveiled, which you can check out below:
Kenji Seto (The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water, Saki Biyori) is directing the title at Studio Gokumi and AXsiZ, with Takuya Tani (Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn) providing character designs. Tatsuya Takahashi (Eromanga Sensei, The [email protected] Cinderella Girls) is in charge of series composition for the title.
Other confirmed staff members include:
- Scenario: Tatsuya Takahashi
- Scenario: Tatsuhiko Urahata
- Scenario: Akiko Sekine
- Chief Animation Director: Takuya Tani
- Chief Animation Director: Masaaki Sakurai
- Art Director: Risa Wakabayashi (Atelier PLATZ)
- Color Design: Aiko Matsuyama
- Director of Photography: Yasuhiro Asaki
- Editing: Akinori Mishima
- Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
- Sound Production: Groove
- Music: Takashi Tanaka
- Music: Shinichi Hosono
- Sound Producer: Masao Fukuda
- Music Production: Flying Dog
- Casting Producer: Makoto Tanimura
- Video Editing: Imagica
A stage event for Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles is planned for October 8, at Tokushima’s Machi Asobi Vol. 19. Actress Akari Kitō will appear at the event, where she’ll introduce famous area ramen shops.
The Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san manga kicked off in the pages of Manga Life Storia in September 2013. To date, five collected volumes have been produced, with the most recent hitting stores today.
The manga received a live-action TV drama series, which ran for a four episodes in 2015. Tsukuru Matsuki directed the show at Kyoto Television. Fuji TV aired the show, as well as a New Year’s special that debuted on January 4, 2016, and a New Year’s Eve special that aired on December 30, 2016.
Source: MoCa News