The recently revealed anime adaptation for Dagashi Kashi continues to update with new bits and pieces as it gets ready for its debut in the Winter 2016 anime season. The latest reveal is the main cast for the series and that singer Michi will be performing the opening song for the show while the lead actress will be singing the ending theme song. The cast that’s been revealed now includes:
- Ayana Taketatsu asHotaru Shidare
- Atsushi Abe as Kokonotsu Shikada
- Keiji Fujiwara as Yō Shikada
- Manami Numakura as Saya Endō
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Tō Endō
The show is set to be directed by Shigehito Takayanagi and he’s working on the scripts along with Yasuko Kamo. Character designs are being handled by Kanetoshi Kamimoto and it’s being animated at studio feel. Takayanagi seems like an ideal fit here for director, coming off of his work recently with The World God Only Knows.
The 2014 manga series comes from Kotoyama, his first work. Kotoyama’s series is pretty recent s the third volume came out on October 16th, 2015.
Plot concept: Shikada Kokonotsu’s father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets company, comes to pay a visit. Apparently, Kokonotsu’s father is famous and she wants him to join her family’s company. However, he will only agree if she can convince Kokonotsu to take over the family business!
[Source: ANN ]