Kemono Friends Smart Phone Game Story Gets Mini-Anime Adaptation

"Welcome to Japari Park" will stream exclusively on TV Tokyo's "animetele" service


The storyline for the original Kemono Friends smart phone game, which was published from 2015 - 2016 by Nexon, is being adapted into a mini-anime that will stream exclusively on TV Tokyo's "animetele" service beginning on August 12, 2018. The mini-anime is entitled "Youkoso Japari Park" ("Welcome to Japari Park"), and it tells the story of how Mirai becomes a park guide and enlists the help of various Friends to fend off a major crisis prior to Japari Park's opening.


The staff for "Youkoso Japari Park" includes:


  • Original work: Kemono Friends Project
  • Concept design: Mine Yoshizaki
  • Series composition, script: Ryuutarou Kanamochi
  • Game scenario production: Frontier Creator's Project
  • Scenario producer: Makio Kurita
  • Sound director: Nobuyuki Abe
  • Music: Akiyuki Tateyama, Kyouhei Matsuno
  • Producer: Nobuyuki Hosoya, Hitoshi Kajii, Eiji Katou
  • Casting: Masato Ikezawa
  • Director, screenplay, animation, photography, editing: Haruki Kasugamori
  • Planning: Kemono Friends Project
  • Cooperation: Nexon



The cast for "Youkoso Japari Park" includes:


  • Lucky Beast: Aya Uchida
  • Mirai: Aya Uchida
  • Serval: Ai Nonaka
  • Cerval: ???
  • Narration: Yuka Ozaki


The first and second episodes of "Youkoso Japari Park" will both be published on August 12, 2018. Viewing the series requires a subscription to the "animetele" service, which costs 700 yen ($6.21 US) plus tax per month.







Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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