VIDEO: First "Denkigai no Honya-san" Anime Promo

Comedy manga follows employees at book store that sells doujinshi and adult manga

A first preview has been posted for Denkigai no Honya-san, the fall anime adaptation of Asato Mizu's manga about everyday life of the seven clerks who work at "Books Umanohone," which sells doujinshi and adult books in addition to typical manga.



Animator/storyboard artist Masafumi Sato will be directing the Shin-Ei Animation (Doraemon, Crayon Shin-chan) production. Milky Holmes' Makoto Moriwaki is supervising director, re-teaming with Kazuyuki Fudemasu on series composition and animator Yurie Kuniyuki stepping up to do character design and animation direction.


Cast from a 2013 drama CD reprise their roles, minus Mako as Fu (Rotten)-girl and Tomokazu Sugita as Sommelier.


Hio-tan - Natsumi Takamori
Sensei - Minami Tsuda

Rotten Girl: Ayana Taketatsu

Kameko - Mai Aizawa
Ero Hon G Men -  Yu Kobayashi
Tsumorin -  Satomi Sato
Kantoku - Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Sommelier -  Takahiro Tomita
Umio - Ryota Osaka


25-year-old voice actress Ayana Taketatsu's 6th solo single will be featured as the OP theme for the anime.The CD single will go on sale in Japan on October 15.


The ED song will be performed by a newly-formed voice actress unit denk!girls. The four members of the units are: Natsumi Takamori (Hiotan), Minami Tsuda (Sensei), Ayana Taketatsu (Fu Girl), and Mai Aizawa (Kameko). The CD single will be released on October 29.



The cover of the June 2014 issue of Comic Flapper announcing the anime:



Volume 1&2 covers



Volume 3&4



Volume 5&6


The series' author also has a doujinshi for Comiket



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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