The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Atto’s Non Non Biyori manga series has revealed a new Halloween illustration of Hotaru Ichijo illustrated by series character designer Mai Otsuka. The new illustration features Hotaru wearing a pumpkin hat and balancing a jack-o-lantern on her lap while displaying a charmful smile.
In addition to this, a beach themed visual of the series has been featured as a poster in the October 2015 issue of Megami. You can purchase this issue of Megami magazine here and you can view the other posters that come in this issue here.
The August issue of Megami also featured a summer themed poster:
The main cast from the first season includes:
- Kotori Koiwai (Utsu-tsu from Gatchaman Crowds) as Miyauchi Renge
- Rie Murakawa (Kurata Yui from Trinity Seven) as Ichijou Hotaru
- Ayane Sakura (Shimakaze and numerous others from Kantai Collection) as Koshigaya Natsumi
- Kana Asumi (Nyaruko from Haiyore! Nyaruko-san) as Koshigaya Komari
The production cast includes:
- Director: Shinya Kawamo (Kokoro Connect, Ginyuu Mokushiroku Meine Liebe wieder)
- Series Composition: Reiko Yoshida (Bakuman., K-ON!)
- Script Writers: ReikoYoshida, Fumihiko Shimo (Fairy Tail, Amagi Brilliant Park), Yuka Yamada (Mushishi, Ao Haru Ride)
- Character Design: Mai Otsuka (OreShura, Shakugan no Shana)
- Chief Animation Directors: Mai Otsuka, Yuki Imoto (Shakugan no Shana, Little Busters!)
- Color design: Miyuki Kibata (Kokoro Connect, Watamote)
- Background Art: Kusanagi (Oreimo, Hellsing Ultimate)
- Art Director: Anna Ooizumi (Btooom!, Baby Princess 3D Paradise 0 [Love])
- Music: Hiromi Mizutani (Toriko, Hyakko)
- Music Production: Lantis (The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!)
- Production Studio: Silver Link (Strike the Blood, Kokoro Connect)
Non Non Biyori is a comedy slice of life manga written and illustrated by Atto. The manga began in 2009 and was published in Media Factory’s Monthly Comic Alive magazine. To date, there a total of 7 volumes that have been produced, with the 8th volume scheduled to release on March 23rd next year. An anime adaptation of the series was made during the Fall 2013 anime season. The adaptation was produced by Silver Link (Strike the Blood, Kokoro Connect) with Shinya Kawatsura (Kokoro Connect) directing. To date the manga has sold over 1 million copies in Japan. A key visual has been released for Non Non Biyori Repeat, along with a homepage background update on the official website.
Official website background:
Non Non Biyori Repeat Key Visual:
The second season of Non Non Biyori