Dagashi Kashi Anime Opening and Ending Sequence Previewed

The opening and ending animation sequence for the anime adaptation of Kotoyama’s Dagashi Kashi manga has been previewed. The opening theme is titled “Checkmate!?” and performed by MICHI while the ending theme “Hey! Calorie Queen” is performed by Ayana Taketatsu.

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Here’s the second promotional video for the series:

Two new commercials for series:

Here’s the most recent anime visual:

Dagashi Kashi Anime Key Visual and Slated for January 7

The first promotional video:

The main cast of the upcoming anime has been revealed alongside new updated character designs. The main cast includes:

  • Ayana Taketatsu (Kirino Kousaka from Oreimo) will voice Hotaru Shidare

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Dagashi Kashi anime character design Hotaru Shidare

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  • Atsushi Abe (Touma Kamijou from Toaru Majutsu no Index) is voicing Kokonotsu Shikada

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Dagashi Kashi anime character design Kokonotsu shikada

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  • Manami Numakura (Aoi Sakurai in Rail Wars!) voices Saya Endou

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Dagashi Kashi anime character design Saya Endou

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  • Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Makoto Tachibana from Free!) is voicing Tou Endou

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Dagashi Kashi anime character design Tou Endou

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  • Keiji Fujiwara (Tatsuya Kimura from Hajime no Ippo) as You Shikada

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Dagashi Kashi anime character design You Shikada

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The leading members of the anime’s main staff includes:

Dagashi Kashi is written and illustrated by Kotoyama. It began serialization in Shounen Sunday magazine in June 2014. The manga is currently ongoing, with three compiled volumes published.

Here is the series synopsis from Haruhichan:

Shikada Kokonotsu’s father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in Summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets company, comes to pay a visit. Apparently, Kokonotsu’s father is famous and she wants him to join her family’s company. However, he will only agree if she can convince Kokonotsu to take over the family business!

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You can visit the anime’s website here: http://www.tbs.co.jp/anime/dagashi/
And follow their Twitter: @anime_dagashi

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