You know, Ms. Koizumi gets it. A good bowl of ramen is super satisfying. (Might I recommend Ken’s Ramen in Providence?)

Earlier today, the official Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles (Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san) anime website updated with a new trailer. The 90-second promo features a look at the show in action, as theme song Feeling Around by Minori Suzuki plays in the background.

Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles will hit Japanese TV on January 4. The full broadcast schedule is as follows:

  • AT-X: 1/4/2018 at 20:00 (1/4/2018 at 8:00PM)
  • Tokyo MX: 1/4/2018 at 22:00 (1/4/2018 at 10:00PM)
  • BS-11: 1/4/2018 at 25:00 (1/5/2018 at 1:00AM)
  • MBS: 1/6/2018 at 26:38 (1/7/2018 at 2:38AM)

Kenji Seto (The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the WaterSaki 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 SenseiThe [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

The series will star the following:

  • Ms. Koizumi: Ayana Taketatsu
  • Yū Ōsawa: Ayane Sakura
  • Misa Nakamura: Akari Kitō
  • Jun Takahashi: Yumi Hara

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.

Visuals for each character were unveiled on September 28. You can check them out below:

Sources: Otakomu