The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan Anime Will Premiere on April 3

The official website of the anticipated upcoming anime adaptation of Nagaru Tanigawa and Puyo’s The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan (The Vanishing of Nagato Yuki-Chan) has announced the anime’s air date: April 3 at 25:40 (effectively April 4 at 1:40am JST).

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The anime’s website has also revealed the first character design sheet of the anime’s main characters. The sheet showcases various expressions of the characters that may appear in the upcoming series. The first and newly released sheet is a gag sheet, showing all the comedic expressions:

  • Yuki Nagato

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  • Kyon

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  • Ryouko Asakura

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  • Tsuruya

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  • Mikuru Asahina

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  • Haruhi Suzumiya

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  • Itsuki Koizumi

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The main character designs were earlier revealed for the main cast, which includes the voice actors and actresses from the original The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya returning to reprise their roles.

  • Minori Chihara (Chiaki Minami from Minami-ke) will reprise her role as Yuki Nagato

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  • Tomokazu Sugita (Gintoki Sakata from Gintama) will be back as Kyon

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  • Natsuko Kuwatani (Yue Ayase from Mahou Sensei Negima!) as Ryouko Asakura

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  • Yuki Matsuoka (Orihime Inoue from Bleach) will be back as Tsuruya

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  • Yuko Goto (Hiro from Hidamari Sketch) voicing as Mikuru Asahina

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  • Aya Hirano (Lucy Heartfilia in Fairy Tail) returns to voice Haruhi Suzumiya

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  • Daisuke Ono (Sebastian Michaelis in Black Butler) will voice Itsuki Koizumi

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The supporting cast characters did not have their designs updated;

  • Minoru Shiraishi (Minoru Shiraishi [Himeself] from Lucky☆Star) returns as Taniguchi

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  • Megumi Matsumoto (Haruka Nanase in Free!) as Kunikida

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In addition to this, The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan was featured in the latest issue of Kadokawa Shoten’s Young Ace magazine which revealed many new staff members that will be production the anime series, they include:

The issue revealed many new staff members that will be production the anime series, they include:

The previously revealed staff:

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Aya Hirano also revealed on Twitter that the upcoming anime will be scheduled to air from April next year, during the Spring 2015 anime season.

A new visual featuring Ryouko Asakura and Yuki Nagato was also featured in the latest issue of NyanType:

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The anime adaptation of the spin-off manga was made late last year. Anime store Docomo was revealed to be streaming the upcoming series, as well as the two other spin-off shows in the Haruhi franchise, The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya and Nyoron Churuya-san.

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan is a spin-off manga in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya franchise, where it stars the eponymous character Yuki Nagato. The series takes place in the alternate universe established in The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya. The series is written and drawn by Puyo, which started in February 2010. To date, the series has a total of 5 volumes with the 6th volume releasing on December 26th this year.

There is very little information regarding the anime announcement of The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan, including whether or no Kyoto Animation will produce it. Two other spin-off manga were also produced into anime: The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya and Nyoron Churuya-san.

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan synopsis from Haruhichan:

Yuki Nagato, the shy president of the literature club, has never been very sure of herself around other people. But around Kyon, the only boy in the tiny, three-person club, Yuki finds herself faltering even more than usual. For Kyon, and for her precious club, Yuki must find her confidence and let her true personality shine! Enjoy taking a fresh look at your favorite characters in this brand-new story set in the world of The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya!

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The anime adaptation of The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan will be airing during the Spring 2015 anime season from April 3 on Tokyo MX and AT-X. Further information about the anime will be revealed soon.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://www.haruhi.tv/yuki_chan/main.html
And follow them on Twitter: @yukichan_anime

Source – The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan Anime Website

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