Sarazanmai Anime Doffs Its Kappa on April 11, New Promo Debuts

The Peggies to perform the ending theme for Kinuhiko Ikuhara's latest


An air date, promo, and theme song artist have been revealed for Sarazanmai, the latest TV anime project from Kunihiko Ikuhara (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Yurikuma Arashi, Mawaru Penguindrum). The series is set to debut as part of Fuji TV's noitaminA block on April 11, with The Peggies' "Stand by Me" as the ending theme.


The previous update revealed KANA-BOON's "Massara" as the opening theme. Check out the colorful, kappa-filled promo below. 



The Peggies:


Set in modern day Asakusa, Sarazanmai is the story of three middle school students (Kazuki Yasaka, Toi Kuji, and Enta Jinai) who encounter a strange, kappa-like lifeform named Keppi. Keppi steals their shirikodama and transforms the boys into kappa, instructing them that if they wish to regain their human form, they must connect "in a certain way" and fetch the shirikodama of zombies for him. Meanwhile, something strange begins to happen at the police box where Reo Niiboshi and Mabu Akutsu work...


Via Comic Natalie



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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