Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki TV Anime Unveils New Key Visual

New cast members and broadcast details revealed for second season of regional anime comedy

Monaka Yatogame chows down on a regional dish in a scene from the Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki TV anime.


Head's up, Nagoya fans! A new key visual, new cast members, and the Japanese broadcast details have been published for the second season of Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki, the on-going short form TV anime based on the manga by Masaki Andou about a Tokyo boy who moves to Nagoya and discovers the charms of the region by befriending an energetic local girl. The new cast members announced include:


  • Yoshino Nanjō as Lala Shonai.
  • Eriko Matsui as Rin Jundara.
  • Kenji Akabane as Teppei.
  • Honoka Kuroki as Shiharu Itemae.
  • And Ayasa Itō as Nanaho Koshiyasu.



The original Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki manga is serialized in Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Rex shonen manga magazine. Crunchyroll describes the story of the series as follows:


After growing up in Tokyo, high school student Jin Kaito moves to Nagoya where he meets Yatogame Monaka, a fellow student who puts her Nagoya dialect on full display. With her cat-like appearance and unvarnished Nagoya dialect, Yatogame won't open up to him at all. This popular local comedy is increasing the status of Nagoya through observation of the adorable Yatogame-chan!


A new key visual for the upcoming second season of Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki, featuring the main cast posing in front of a star-field, and Earth-scape, and maps showing the boundaries of Nagoya and its surrounding regions.


The Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki TV anime is directed by Hisayoshi Hirasawa and features animation production by WORDS in STEREO. The series returns to Japanese TV for a second season during the Winter 2020 season, and it will broadcast as follows:


  • TV Aichi: every Sunday during the 21:54 time slot beginning on January 05, 2020.
  • Tokyo MX: every Monday during the 25:00 time slot beginning on January 06, 2020.


Please note that some Japanese TV schedules count early-morning programming as late-night programming of the previous day, so for example the 25:00 time slot on Monday evening is actually on Tuesday morning at 1:00am JST.




Official Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki TV anime home page and Twitter feed (@yatogame_chan)


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