Kiitarou Shounen no Youkai Enikki (by Riichi Kageyama) serialized in Micro Magazine’s web comic site Manga Got a Chance, will air as an anime series in October 2016!!
There have been quite a lot of web-based comics being adapted into anime recently. This must be a good sign for all the creators as this suggests they have more opportunities than ever before.
This is an unterrifying horror comedy about the main character Kiitaro and several Youkai. It will be a 5-minute run mini anime.
We managed to get some character key visuals and some information about the staff!
Original author: Riichi Kageyama “Kiitarou Shounen no Youkai Enikki” (Micro Magazine)
Director: Hisayoshi Hirasawa
Scenario: WORDS in STEREO
Character design: Noriyuki Imaoka
Anime production: Creators in Pack OZMAFIA!!,Ojisan to Marshmallow, Danchigai,Hacka Doll etc.
Kiitaro is kicked out of his house and told to live in a remote annex for stepping into an off-limits storage. There he meets a Zashiki-Warashi named Suzu and starts living together with her. A lot of Yokai such as Yoko (fox spirit) visit the annex and make them laugh, create trouble, and help them strengthen their bonds. Their days with the unterrifying Yokai will now begin.
To be broadcasted on TOKYO MX, SUN TV from October 2016
The main character who considers himself a “spiritual pretty boy”.
He is a curious boy equipped with a strong sense of inspiration and bravery and treats Youkai equally without any prejudice.
Zashiki-Warashi who was staying in the annex long before Kiitaro came.
She does things for others and acts as the Youkai’s head.
Woman with fox-shaped mask (Yoko)
Yoko is a youkai transformed into a human lady. Kiitaro calls her Kitsune (fox).
She oversees the youkai and stops them from being a nuisance to other people.
Daughter of Yuki-mother. She is sickly and often collapses every time she plays around.
She sometimes shows her sadistic side, inherited from her mother.
A snow-woman living in a northern mountain.
An extreme sadist who often gives frosty stares and strident verbal attacks.
She has a child.
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