MANGA.TOKYO has found out that the anime Natsume Yujincho (Natsume’s Book of Friends) will air for a sixth season in 2017. The title will be Natsume Yujincho Roku.
Natsume Yujincho’s original manga is currently being serialized in LaLa (Hakusensha) and is about protagonist Takashi Natsume’s eventful days where he reaches out to Yokai (supernatural monsters of Japanese folklore) together with his bodyguard and guide, Nyanko-Sensei.
The anime’s fifth season, Natsume Yujincho Go, aired in Fall 2016, and it was produced after 4 years of absence. The final episode was broadcast on December 20 at 26:05. It was also part of our episodic reviews for Fall 2016.
In addition, Natsume Yujincho Go Blu-ray/DVD Volumes 4 and 5 will contain special episodes as a package bonus.
Volume 4’s bonus episode is titled ‘Hitoyosakazuki’, and will feature interactions between Natsume and a yokai couple who make sake cups.
Volume 5’s bonus episode is titled ‘Yugi no Utage’ and features Natsume’s untold episode where he gets involved in a yokai game.