Short comedy series debuts on April 4
Adorable little Chiikawa has so many new friends to play with, as six new cast members join the cast of the eponymous short comedy anime from studio Doga Kobo (NEW GAME!, My Senpai is Annoying):
- Yuka Iguchi (Myne in Ascendance of a Bookworm) as Momonga (Flying squirrel)
- Tomokazu Sugita (Rudeus in Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation) as Pochette's Armor-san
- Hiroki Touchi (Gagumber in SAKUGAN) as Labor's Armor-san
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Inosuke in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) as Ramen's Armor-san
- Yuuma Uchida (Kyou in Fruits Basket) as Rakko (Sea otter)
- Takayuki Asai (Tsutomu in Aquarion Logos) as Kurimanju (Chestnut manju)
The anime's main visual was also unveiled, depicting the central trio of fuzzy little creatures:
Haruka Aoki will be making her anime debut as the titular Chiikawa (right), joined by Masato Tanaka as the free-spirited Hachiware (top) and Ari Ozawa (Lyne Mei in Plunderer) as the sociable Usagi (left). They'll learn to grow together as they take on all kinds of challenges and adventures.
Based on the popular web manga by Nagano, Chiikawa is being directed by Takenori Mihara (A Bridge to the Starry Skies) and is set to air every weekday from April 4 as part of Fuji TV's Mezamashi TV program.
Source: Comic Natalie
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