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“Laid-Back Camp” Anime Hits Japanese TV On 1/4/2018

Set up your tent and toast some marshmallows by the fire. This laid-back camping trip is coming up fast.

Earlier today, the official Laid-Back Camp (YuruCamp, Yurukyan△, Laid-Back Camp Δ) anime website updated with the show’s premiere details. The show will hit Japanese TV on January 4.

The full broadcast scheule is as follows:

  • AT-X: 1/4/2018 at 23:00 (1/4/2018 at 11:00PM)
  • Tokyo MX: 1/4/2018 at 23:30 (1/4/2018 at 11:30PM)
  • Sun TV: 1/4/2018 at 24:30 (1/5/2018 at 12:30AM)
  • KBS Kyoto: 1/4/2018 at 25:00 (1/5/2018 at 1:00AM)
  • BS11: 1/4/2018 at 25:30 (1/5/2018 at 1:30AM)
  • d Anime Store (Digital): 1/5/2018 at 12:00 (1/5/2018 at noon)
  • Nico Nico Douga (Digital): 1/5/2018 at 23:00 (1/5/2018 at 11:00PM)

Crunchyroll will stream the series when as airs in Japan.

Yoshiaki Kyogoku is directing the project at C-Station, with Mutsumi Sasaki (Dragonar Academy, Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~) providing character designs. Jin Tanaka (Anne-Happy, Go! Princess Precure) is in charge of series composition.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Aoi Inuyama: Aki Toyosaki
  • Rin Shima: Nao Tōyama
  • Ena Saitō: Rie Takahashi
  • Chiaki Ōgaki: Sayuri Hara
  • Nadeshiko Kagamihara: Yumiri Hanamori
  • Sakura Kagamigahara: Marina Inoue
  • Narrator: Akio Ōtsuka

Afro’s Yurucamp manga launched in the pages of Manga Time Kirara Forward in 2015. The series currently spans three collected volumes, with the most recent shipping to retailers on February 10. Volume 4 will hit on July 12.

Yen Press announced that they licensed YuruCamp in North America. The company will release the title as Laid-Back Camp.

Source: Twitter (mangatimekirara)

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