3-gatsu no Lion is a Shogi- themed mega hit comic currently serialized in Young Animal (Hakusensha).
Manga.Tokyo just found out that the anime will be broadcast on October 8, at 23:00 via NHK General TV. On top of this, NHK is scheduled to air a special mini public information program regarding 3-gatsu no Lion on September 3 at 23:58. This will be the first time ever for NHK to show a special anime video and the outstanding production team including Akiyuki Shinbo has faithfully reproduced Chika Umino’s distinctively-created world view.
Also, this video will reveal that the main character’s best friend, Harunobu Nikaido will be voice-acted by Nobuhiko Okamoto and it will include official comments from the main cast, Kengo Kawanishi, Ai Kayano, Haruna Hanazawa, Misaki Kuno and Nobuhiko Okamoto.
3-gatsu no Lion will also be featured in a special TV program that will introduce the anime. In this program, the main cast will visit several places shown in the anime and it will also feature never-seen-before visuals.
3-gatsu no Lion Premiere Broadcast Date
TV anime 3-gatsu no Lion
To be broadcast on October 8 at 23:00 via NHK General TV
TV anime official website: http://3lion-anime.com/
3-gatsu no Lion: Details about the special video
To be broadcast on September 3 at 23:58 via NHK General TV
Content: Special animation image of 3-gatsu no Lion, interview with the main cast (Kengo Kawanishi, Ai Kayano, Haruna Hanazawa, Misaki Kuno and Nobuhiko Okamoto)
It will show the main cast visiting the places appearing in the anime as well as the latest anime video in “Akino Shinsaku Anime Daishoukai”(tentative name).
[NHK General TV]
September 18 at 11:30 – 11:55
September 24 at 1:50 a.m. – 2:15 a.m. (*23 Friday, midnight)
September 25 at 1:40 a.m. (*24 Saturday, midnight)
September 30 at 6:55
October 3 at 1:55 a.m. (*2 Sunday, midnight)