"Amanchu!" Diving Anime Returns In Spring With Characters And New Staff

Scheduled for April's spring 2018 season, Junichi Sato is back at J.C.Staff, but as chief director

A November 14th Nico Video webcast has revealed plans for Amanchu! ~ Advance ~, a second TV anime adaptation of Kozue Amano's 2008 Monthly Comic Blade diving comedy. Scheduled for April's spring 2018 season, Junichi Sato is back at J.C.Staff, but as chief director. Kiyoko Sayama (Pretear, Skip Beat) directs. Deko Akao is joined by Hiroko Fukuda (episodes of Flying Witch) on writing. Yoko Ito is back on character designs. 


Crunchyroll describes the series

It is spring, the season of great changes. Hikari Kohinata is an overwhelmingly cheerful and outgoing 15-year-old girl who has spent all her life in a small and beautiful seaside town on the Izu peninsula. On the first day of high school, she meets Futaba Oki, a slightly introverted girl who has just moved from Tokyo. Before she knows it, Futaba gets dragged along into Hikari's passion for scuba diving. And from there, Futaba gradually starts to come out of her shell, and learns how to take challenges and dive into the ocean of life.




New Cast includes

Kokoro Misaki - Ai Yamamoto

Kotori Misaki - Ai Kakuma

Kodama Kohinata - Aya Suzaki


They join the returning

Hikari Kohinata - Eri Suzuki

Futaba Ooki - Ai Kayano

Ai Ninomiya - Saori Onishi

Makoto Ninomiya - Yuichiro Umehara

Mato Katori - Shizuka Itou

Cha-Komon - Yurika Kubo

Kino Kohinata - Kikuko Inoue



Celebration art by author Kozue Amano


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