Slasher Manga Kichikujima Gets Cute Short Form TV Anime Adaptation

1 minute long episodes of Kaoru no Taisetsu na Mono hit BS NTV on November 18, 2020

A key visual for the upcoming Kaoru no Taisetsu na Mono short form TV anime, featuring deranged serial killers Yoshikazu and Kaoru playfully blowing bubbles from the railing of a building.


Fans that are familiar with Kichikujima (known in English as "Freak Island"), a gruesome slasher horror manga by Masaya Hokozono about a family of monstrous serial killers running amok on a deserted island, will be surprised to learn that the series is cute an unlikely anime adaptation in the form of a cute, short form series entitled Kaoru no Taisetsu na Mono ("Kaoru's Precious Things") which will broadcast in Japan on BS NTV beginning in November.


The main staff for Kaoru no Taisetsu na Mono includes:


  • Original work: Masaya Hokozono
  • Screenplay, character design: Rika Ishii
  • Plot, animation: Masaya Hokozono, Mijinko Hokozono
  • Animation production: Kachidoki Studio
  • Production cooperation: Fumiaki Hokozono (labo88)
  • Director: Hiroshi Namiki
  • Sound production: CHANCE iN
  • Sound director: Yuu Saitou
  • Background music: Hiroto Sasaki
  • Theme song: "Akai Kizuna" ("Red Bonds") by Yui Ninomiya



The main cast for the series includes:


  • Natsuki Hanae as Kaoru.
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Yoshikazu.
  • Emi Nitta as Mari.
  • Yui Ninomiya as Satoru.
  • Rin Aira as Anna.
  • Kanade Narita as Kanna.


Kaoru no Taisetsu na Mono is scheduled to broadcast on BS NTV on Wednesdays during the 23:29 time slot (11:29pm JST) beginning on November 18, 2020. Each episode will be approximately 1 minute in length.


Source: Ota-suke


Copyright notice: © Kaoru no Taisetsu na Mono Production Committee


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