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Rainy Cocoa Anime Gets Fifth Season

It’s a rainy day in Rhode Island… kind of fitting that we’re talking about Rainy Cocoa.

Yesterday, the official Rainy Cocoa (Ameiro Cocoa) anime website announced that the series will receive a fifth season. The site reveal includes a three-minute promo, which features narration by Ryo Horikawa, who plays Kōji Amami in the show, as well as snippets of character dialogue.

The fourth season, Ame-Con!! aired in the Fall 2017 broadcast season.

Hisashi Ishii (Rainy Cocoa in Hawaii) directed the project, with Eri Tokugawa (Rainy Cocoa in Hawaii) providing character designs. Saeka Fujimoto (The Highschool Life of a Fudanshi, Rainy Cocoa) was in charge of series composition for the title.

The confirmed voice cast included:

  • 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 streamed Ame-Con!! as part of their simulcast lineup. The describe 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: Ota-suke

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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