TV anime Hakata Mentai! Pirikarako-chan has released a teaser video on YouTube on 18 April 2019. The series will start airing in July 2019.
The anime takes place a shopping street that ‘looks like Hakata but is not Hakata’ and follows the daily lives of fairies which are based on some of Hakata’s most famous produce. The series is directed by Taketomo Ishikawa (Hanagappa,Bottom Biting Mushi). The mentaiko (spicey cod roe) fairy Pirikarako-chan will be voiced by Hiyori Kono. On 20 April 2019, Kouna and the show’s director will be attending the 2019 Okinawa International film Festival where they will hold a talk event and show an introduction video to the series.
Hakata Mentai! Pirikarako-chan
Original Work: G-angle
Director, Character Design, Prop Design: Taketomo Ishikawa
Series Composition, Script: Shingo Irie
Art Board, Setting: Manabu Keita
Art Director: Nakamura Norifumi (Studio Naya)
Color Setting: Sakiko Teguramori (Triple A)
Director of Photography: Tomoya Hosoka (Asahi Production)
Editing: Yuki Honda (Asahi Production)
Sound Director: Shiori Yamazaki
Music: Tetsuya Kobayashi
Sound Production: G-angle