Winter 2019 Anime: Official Twitter Hashtags & Pages
2018 is almost out, guys and girls, and that means that another anime year is ready to take its place.
The voice actor production agency IAM and the voice talent agency Crocodile have announced a new anime of the Rainy Cocoa series to broadcast in January 2019. On 8 December 2018 there will also be a kick-off party at Ikebururo TSBS Hall to celebrate the start of the series in January. The event will be packed with a premium live, a talk event, and a fan meeting. Tickets cost 5,400 yen for general admission, the premium seats in front of the stage cost 8,100 yen, and come with pictures from behind the scenes of the recording studio. More information about the tickets can be found here (Japanese only).
So far, this series has had four seasons with the first one airing in April 2015. Until now, the center of attention were male characters but this series will feature female characters. Many popular voice actresses will take part in the new series. Eriko Matsui was cast as Yoko Amami and Aina Suzuki as Meru Kashiwagi. They are joined by Miharu Hanai, Chiaki Omigawa, Nichika Ohmori, Hara Natsuko, and Marina Yamada.
Somewhere, someday. The peaceful silence is disturbed when a single girl stomps in the door of the café ‘Rainy Color’. Her name is Yoko Amami. She is the daughter of the café’s owner, Koji Amami.
‘Keep your promise, stinky old man!’
The one she screams at is of course Koji Amami, the cause of her anger. Not only did she get stood up for their trip, but on top of that, he is trying to go to Hawaii alone, which only feeds Yoko’s anger. At that moment appears Rain, the dog and mascot of ‘Rainy Color’ which is a problem for Yoko. To be honest, she really doesn’t like dogs. When she tries to escape in a hurry, Koji’s luggage… CRASH! She somehow tripped over his bag and a vase which was standing close by is shattered. Like that Yoko has to stay at the store for the summer and manage it as a punishment for pulverizing his vase. Like this a heartfelt story of Yoko’s struggles and how she can help people begins.
Yoko Amami: Eriko Matsui
Meru Kashiwagi: Aina Suzuki
???: Miharu Hanai
???: Chiaki Omigawa
???: Nichika Ohmori
???: Hara Natsuko
???: Marina Yamada