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Okoshiyasu, Chitose-chan Manga Gets Anime TV series

It’s a show about an adorable penguin. I’m totes in.

Earlier today, an official website, Twitter account, and Instagram account opened their doors to announce that Yukiko Natsume’s Okoshiyasu, Chitose-chan manga will get an anime TV series. The first crew members and visual, as well as a première date were revealed for the project.


Kyō Yatate (Bananya, CoCO & NiCO) will direct the series at Gathering. Koguma will score the show’s soundtrack.

Vap is credited in a production role.

Key Visual

The image features adorable penguin Chitose-chan doing adorable penguin things.

Okoshiyasu Chitose-chan Key Visual

Character Visuals

Six shots of Chitose-san were shown off, which you can check out below.

Premiere Date

Okoshiyasu, Chitose-san will air on KBS Kyoto and Tokyo MX starting October 5, at 25:35 JST (1:35 AM)

Yukiko Natsume’s Okoshiyasu, Chitose-chan manga originally launched in the pages of Kodansha’s Be-Love manga in 2016. The series currently spans three compiled volumes, with the latest shippign to stores on March 13.

Source: Otakomu, Comic Natalie

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