Yuri Sci-Fi Novel Series, Otherside Picnic, Announces TV Anime

Takuya Sato (STEINS;GATE) directs the series at LIDENFILMS and FelixFilm

It was announced on March 5 that Iori Miyazawa's novel series Otherside Picnic will be getting a TV anime series. Alongside the announcement, which included the lead staff on the anime, a key visual was released featuring the main characters Sorao Kamikoshi and Toriko Nishina.


Otherside Picnic


Otherside Picnic will be directed by Takuya Sato (STEINS;GATE) at LIDENFILMS and FelixFilm who is also working on the series composition. J-Novel Club publishes the novels in English and describes it as:


Her first encounter with Toriko Nishina was on the Otherside after seeing "that thing" and nearly dying. Ever since that day, exhausted university student Sorawo Kamikoshi's life changed. In this Otherworld, full of mystery, which exists alongside our own, dangerous beings like the Kunekune and Hasshaku-sama that are spoken of in real ghost stories appear. For research, for profit, and to find an important person, Toriko and Sorawo set foot into the abnormal. A tale of two girls' bizarre exploration and survival, brought to you by an up-and-coming Sci-fi author!


Sorao Kamikoshi will be voiced by Yumiri Hanamori (Ai Hayasaka in KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR), while Toriko Nishina will be voiced by Ai Kayano (Menma in Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day).


It hasn’t been announced when the series will air.


Source: Comic Natalie

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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza and posts photos of his travels on Instagram

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