TV Anime "Love Kome" Reveals Key Visual, April 5 Premiere

Tomoyo Sawada ("Yuri!!! On ICE") designs the anime version character

The official website for Love Kome -We Love Rice-, the upcoming original TV anime series featuring five personifications of popular Japanese rice brands, today updated with a new key visual and announced its premiere on Tokyo MX, Sun TV and Tochigi TV on April 5. The first episode will be aired with a half-hour special program hosted by its main voice cast members. And its manga adaptation illustrated by 46 will be serialized on the web manga site GANMA! from February 24. 


The story is set in Inaho Academy that is planned to be closed down due to a lack of interest in eating rice among people. The five newly-enrolled boys decide to save it and to have everyone rediscover the value of rice by performing as an idol group "Love Rice" at "Harvest Show."



Anime key visual



Main Characters:


Hinohikari: Mark Ishii (Chrono Shindou in Cardfight!! Vanguard G)


Sasanishiki: Chiharu Sawashiro (Natsuki Ise in ALL OUT!!


Akitakomachi: Misae Komori (Hashibirokou in Kemono Friends)


Nikomaru: Nina Tamashiro


Hitomebore: Sousuke Souma (Arashi Narukami in Ensemble Stars!)



Main Staff:


 General Producer: Yoshitada Fukuhara (Tsubasa Entertainment)

 Original Story/Seirs Composition: Yuuki Takabayashi

 Character Design: Levin Aoi 

 Sub Character Design: NOB-C

 Anime Character Design: Tomoyo Sawada (Yuri!!! On ICE sub character designer)  

 Director: Takashi Horiuchi from Graphinica (Japan Animator Expo "Yamadeloid") 

 Animation Producer: Kei Sadayama (Nikoyaka Shokudou)

 Sound Producer: Toru Nakano

 Sound Director: Kogane Fusa

 Music: Tsubasa Plus

 Planning: Yaoyorozu (Kemono Friends)

 Anime Production: Encourage Films (Etotama


Teaser visual



Source: Next Batter's Circle press release


© Harahachibunme Production Committee


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