VIDEO: First " Kotoura-san" Anime Preview

Adaptation of 4 panel manga about girl with unwanted psychic powers to premiere in January

Music label Flying Dog has posted a first look at January's anime adaptation of four panel manga web manga Kotoura-sanHisako Kanemoto (Squid Girl) voices the title character,  a withdrawn highschool girl with unwanted psychic powers who becomes the center of attention for her new school's ESP club.





Other cast includes


Jun Fukushima (Aquarion Evol's Jin) is male lead Manabe-kun


The ubiquitous Kana Hanazawa is Mifune

Yurika Kubo (a bit part in Pet Girl of Sakurasou) is Moritani


and Hiro Shimono (The World Only God Knows' Keima Katsuragi) is club president Muroto.

The production company is AIC Classic, and the staff includes many veterans of the YuruYuri and Mitsudome anime including director: Masahiko Oota, script writer: Takashi Aoshima, and Takaharu Okuma as character designer and animation director.





Though it's a free web comic, the latest printed compilation, Vol. 3, impressively topped 100,000 copies sold.


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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