"Udon no Kuni no Kin-iro Kemari" Adds Tomokazu Sugita, Mai Nakahara, Jun Fukuyama

Episode previews will be narrated by Jun Kaname (Kamen Rider Agito)

The official website of the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nodoka Shinomaru's slice-of-life fantasy manga Udon no Kuni no Kin-iro Kemari (Golden Kemari in the Udon Country) has added three supporting characters to its main visual and also announced their voice cast. Yuichi Nakamura is alreadt cast as the protagonist Souta Tawara, alongside Shiho Kokido as a raccoon dog Poko who disguises herself as a human girl. The Liden Films-produced series is set to premiere in October 2016.



Shinobu Nakajima: the protagonist Souta Tawara's child food friend

 CV: Tomokazu Sugita (Gintoki Sakata in Gintama, Kyon in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)


Rinko Oishi: Souta's older sister who lives in Kochi now

 CV: Mai Nakahara (Mai Tokiha in My-HiME, Zakuro in Otome Yokai Zakuro)


Shunsuke Fujiyama: a priest at a temple who knows well about the raccoon dog legend in the Sanuki region

 CV: Jun Fukuyama (Lelouch Lamperouge in Code Geass, Koro-sensei in Assassination Classroom)



New version main visual





And it has been also confirmed that the TV anime's episode previews will be narrated by 35-year-old actor

Jun Kaname. He made his professional actor debut in Kamen Rider Agito as Makoto Hikawa/Kamen Rider

G3 in 2001, and has also served as the vice governor of the fictional Udon-ken in the promotional campaign

for his home prefecture Kagawa, where the story of the anime takes place. 



1st PV



Main Staff:

 Director: Seiki Takuno (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, Sekkou Boys)

 Series Composition/Scenarios: Natsuko Takahashi (Ore Monogatari!!, Divine Gate)

 Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Eriko Itoh (Hamatora, Ane Log)

 Music: Yukari Hashimoto (Yurikuma Arashi, Osomatsu-san)

 Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka (Big Order, Myriad Colors Phantom World)

 Anime Production: Liden Films (Terra Formars, Schwarzesmarken)



Source: "Udon no Kuni no Kin-iro Kemari" TV anime official website, Twitter


© Nodoka Shinomaru, Shinchosha/"Udon no Kuni no Kin-iro Kemari" Production Committee


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