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Posted 9/18/15 , edited 1/9/16
Note from mod: This is the Anticipation thread for the show. Now that it's aired, please join the discussion in the new "Discussion" thread:

/forumtopic-934331/dagashi-kashi-discussion




Plot Summary


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


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Type: TV
Episodes: Unknown
Status: Not yet aired
Aired: Not available
Producers: None found, add some
Genres: Comedy, Shounen
Duration: Unknown
Rating: None


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http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-09-19/dagashi-kashi-manga-gets-tv-anime-adaptation/.93133
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Posted 9/18/15
I just briefly checked out some of the manga to get a feel for it. it looks like it will be quite funny. I also like the setting, sleepy town away from hustle and bustle. Perfect setting for hi-jinx. I bet Shidare Hotaru is going to become quite popular as well. I'm always down for more comedy.
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Posted 9/18/15
"Ok, we have plenty of interessting manga that we could adopt!" - "Nah bro, let's just play save and go with something mediocre again."
~ The story of how this got an anime adaptation

It's not bad, it's just Hotaru being a little bit too much of an abhorrent human being to enjoy this as a comedy for me. Could have work as a horror story tho
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I assume it would be a short series like Tonari no Seki-kun.
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Posted 9/19/15
I've read a decent amount of this and I'm not sure how it will be received. It is very much Japanese sweet/candy store fanservice using a lot of references that us dirty westerners won't get.

Hotaru has big boobs and gets a yoghurt facial so I suppose that's something for those of us who don't know jack about Japanese candy.
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Posted 9/19/15

MacMeaties wrote:

I've read a decent amount of this and I'm not sure how it will be received. It is very much Japanese sweet/candy store fanservice using a lot of references that us dirty westerners won't get.

Hotaru has big boobs and gets a yoghurt facial so I suppose that's something for those of us who don't know jack about Japanese candy.


I don't this show or any anime targeted at audience outside of Japan.
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Posted 9/19/15

twintiger12 wrote:


MacMeaties wrote:

I've read a decent amount of this and I'm not sure how it will be received. It is very much Japanese sweet/candy store fanservice using a lot of references that us dirty westerners won't get.

Hotaru has big boobs and gets a yoghurt facial so I suppose that's something for those of us who don't know jack about Japanese candy.


I don't this show or any anime targeted at audience outside of Japan.


Yeah, most of the references wouldn't be understood outside of Japan and difficult to catch the humor it has to offer, but it does try to explain it decently well though.
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Posted 10/14/15
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Posted 10/14/15
Reading the manga / Hotaru is a piece of work !
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Posted 10/14/15

MacMeaties wrote:

I've read a decent amount of this and I'm not sure how it will be received. It is very much Japanese sweet/candy store fanservice using a lot of references that us dirty westerners won't get.

Hotaru has big boobs and gets a yoghurt facial so I suppose that's something for those of us who don't know jack about Japanese candy.


For myself I have watched enough anime when I see food / candy I know what it is !
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Posted 10/30/15
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Posted 10/30/15
Well it certainly looks to be interesting.
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Posted 10/30/15
Very nice. Shidare is a complete fruit loop in the manga and those characters designs give me faith we will be seeing her in all her bonkers glory.

Also that the accidental yoghurt facial from the omakes (if it makes it in) will be as strangely erotic as I hope it will be.
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