TV schedule released for adaptation based on manga by Sakuya Amano about kitsune working as onsen keepers
The Japanese TV scheduled has been published for Konohana Kitan, an upcoming TV anime based on the manga by Sakuya Amano about a group of kitsune ("fox-spirits") working as caretakers at a hotspring on the boundary between the human and spirit worlds.
Konohana Kitan will broadcast in Japan according to the following schedule:
- AT-X: every Wednesday during the 20:00 time slot beginning on October 04, 2017.
- Tokyo MX: every Wednesday during the 24:00 time slot beginning on October 04, 2017.
- Kansai TV: (To be announced. The TV schedule is still be adjusted.)
- BS11: every Thursday during the 24:00 time slot beginning on October 05, 2017.
In Konohana Kitan, Yuzu is a fox-spirit who was abandoned as a kit and who was found and raised by a human nun. In order to broaden her knowledge, she works as a caretaker at Konohana-tei, a luxurious hot springs inn at the boundary between the human world and the spirit world, where she has many interesting encounters with visiting gods and spirits.
The original Konohana Kitan manga is serialized in Gentosha's Monthly Comic Birz seinen manga magazine. The Konohana Kitan TV anime is directed by Hideki Okamoto and features animation by Lerche.
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