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Crunchyroll Adds “Ame-Con!!” to Fall 2017 Simulcasts


So, if Ame-Con shows an anime convention in an episode, can we call it the Hawaii Ame-Con Con?

Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they will stream Ame-iro Cocoa Series: Ame-con!! as part of their Fall 2017 simulcast lineup. The series launched on the service today at 8:30AM Pacific (11:30AM Eastern), for users in the following regions:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • Iceland
  • Denmark
  • Central America
  • South America
  • the Caribbean

New episodes will be added on Wednesdays at 8:30AM Pacific.

Ame-Con!! is the third entry in the Rainy Cocoa (Ameiro Cocoa) anime franchise. Hisashi Ishii (Rainy Cocoa in Hawaii) is directing the project, with Eri Tokugawa (Rainy Cocoa in Hawaii) providing character designs. Saeka Fujimoto (The Highschool Life of a Fudanshi, Rainy Cocoa) is in charge of series composition for the title.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Nozomu Tokura: Yugo Sato
  • Marlon: Chiharu Sawashiro
  • Shion Kōga: Daisuke Hirakawa
  • Keiichi Iwase: Hikaru Midorikawa
  • Aoi Tokura: Hiro Shimono
  • Ryōta Sakuragi: Mamoru Miyano
  • Kōji Amami: Ryo Horikawa
  • Frederick Andō: Takumi Kamada
  • Chipper Okamura: Toshiyuki Someya
  • Kurt Odyssey: Yusuke Shirai

Crunchyroll describes the show as:

With the help of the friends he met in Hawaii, Nozomu successfully opened his cafe, Rainy Color Waikiki Branch. They had a rush of customers during their opening, but since then, it’s been a real struggle.

To break through the problem and help the struggling Nozomu, the shop’s owner Amami brings a Shiba Inu to be their shop dog. The Shiba Inu, Nana, has the ability to identify delicious coffee by smell!

Nozomu meets new characters and faces hard struggles. And eventually, he makes an incredible move that nobody would ever expect!

Set against famous sightseeing spots in Hawaii, a story of hard work unfolds in Waikiki!

Source: Crunchyroll

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