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Hajime Owari Shows Up in New Dagashi Kashi 2 Trailer


Wait a minute… that’s not the God Tongue. This is a show related to food, though!

Earlier today, the official Dagashi Kashi anime website updated with a new trailer. The 32-second promo introduces Hajime Owari, who is voiced by Chinatsu Akasaki in the series.

Akasaki is best known for her roles as Shinka Nibutani in Love, Chunibyo, & Other Delusions and Risa Tsukiori in Accel World. Akasaki was also cast as Erina Nakiri in the latest season of Food Wars!, taking over for Risa Taneda who went on hiatus due to a medical emergency.

Several character visuals for Hajime were also released, which you can check out below:

Dagashi Kashi 2 will hit Japanese TV in January. TBS and BS-TBS will both carry the show.

Satoshi Kuwabara (Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Dr. Pinoko no Mori no Bōken) will direct Dagashi Kashi 2 at Tezuka Productions, with Nana Miura (Young Black Jack) providing character designs. Mayumi Morita is in charge of series composition for the project.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Script: Michiko Yokote
  • Chief Animation Director: Akemi Kobayashi
  • Art Setting: Minoru Nishida, Mariko Iwashiro
  • Art Director: Masato Shibata
  • Color Design: Yumi Aburatani
  • Director of Photography: Junya Kodama
  • Editing: Tamami Watabe
  • Sound Editor: Satoshi Motoyama
  • Sound Production: Pony Canyon Enterprises
  • Music: Tomohata Ohsumi, Nobuaki Nobusawa
  • Music Production: Pony Canyon

Cast

Four core cast members will return to reprise their roles for the series:

  • Hotaru Shidare: Ayana Taketatsu
  • Kokonotsu Shikada: Atsushi Abe
  • Saya Endō: Manami Numakura
  • Tō Endō: Tatsuhisa Suzuki

Dagashi Kashi‘s first season aired in the Winter 2016 broadcast season.

The series is based on Kotoyama’s manga of the same name. Shigehito Takayanagi (The World God Only Knows) directed the title at studio feel. Takayanagi also oversaw the show’s scripts with Yasuko Kamo (Galaxy Angel A). Character designs will be handled by Kanetoshi Kamimoto (Burst Angel).

Funimation currently holds the domestic rights to Dagashi Kashi‘s first season, which they describe as:

Kokonotsu “Coconuts” Shikada dreams of becoming a famous manga artist. The only problem—he’s terrible. His real talent is selling the complex and delicious snacks in his father’s “dagashi” shop. He never thought much about the family business until the trendy, eccentric Hotaru showed up. As a lover of “dagashi,” she can’t let his talent go to waste and decides she won’t stop ‘til she’s sold him on sweets.

Source: Animate Times

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