Kemono Friends 2 Reveals OP Song's Three-Version CD Jackets

New TV anime will start streaming on Crunchyroll on January 14 at 11:35am PT

The official Twitter for the Kemono Friends franchise's upcoming TV anime second season has posted images for the three-version CD jackets of its OP theme song "Notteke! Japaribeat" (Let's Rave! Japaribeat) performed by the franchise's VA unit Doubutsu Biscuits and PPP (PePaPu). The song is written/composed/arranged/produced by Masayoshi Oishi, who worked on the first season's mega hit OP song "Youkoso Japari Park e" (Welcome to Japari Park). 


The three CDs also including Doubutsu Biscuits' new song "Tanken Days" and PPP's "Around Round" (to be featured as an insert song in the new anime) are set to be released from Victor Entertainment on February 13, 2019.


First press limited edition A (with a DVD including the OP song's MV, behind-the-scenes footage from the recoding and filming)



First press limited edition B (with a DVD including a documentary about the second season's anime production)

 - illustration by Tomason (the second season's production company)



Regular edition (CD-only)

 - illustration by Mine Yoshizaki (the Kemono Friends franchise's concept designer)




The highly-anticipated second season will premiere on Crunchyroll to its members worldwide excluding Asia

on January 14 at 11:35am PT.




Latest key visual 




2nd season main staff:

  • Director: Ryuichi Kimura (Aikatsu!
  • Series composition/Screenplays: Takuya Masumoto: (One Piece, Zombie Land Saga
  • CG director: Hideo Taniguchi 
  • Sound director: Nobuyuki Abe 
  • Sound effects: Yasuyuki Konno 
  • Music: Akiyuki Tateyama (Tachibanakan To Lie Angle, ISLAND
  • Animation producer: Shinnosuke Numata (Milky Panic twelve
  • Anime production: Tomason (Ninja Tamamaru



2nd season main voice cast:


  • Serval: Yuka Ozaki
  • Fennec: Kana Motomiya
  • Araiguma (Common Raccoon): Saki Ono
  • Human child: Yui Ishikawa 
  • Caracal: Riko Koike
  • Lucky Beast: Aya Uchida
  • Greater lophorina: Mashiro Yagi
  • Western parotia: Madoka Suga
  • Margay: Mami Yamshita 
  • Giant Panda: Kaori Maeda

 PPP members:

  • Royal Penguin: Mikoi Sasaki 
  • Koutei (Emperor) Penguin: Ruka Nemoto
  • Gentoo Penguin: Kyouka Tamura
  • Iwatobi (Rockhopper) Penguin: Aina Aiba
  • Humboldt Penguin: Ikuko Chikuta



Source: TV anime "Kemono Friends 2" official website / Twitter




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