The official website for the television anime of Rin Asano‘s Deaimon manga has posted the anime’s second promotional video. Deaimon is an upcoming Japanese sweets (wagashi) TV anime that will air on April 6, 2022.
The story is set in a wagashi (Japanese sweets) store in Kyoto with Nagomu Irino as the protagonist. He is the son of a store owner but chose to flee home to pursue his dream of becoming a musician. However, upon learning of his father’s hospitalization, he returns home to take over the business, only to find a young girl named Itsuka Yukihira already working there.
The anime’s website also announced that the Kyoto Fresh Confectionery Cooperative, an organization of 110 confectionery shops, is collaborating with the anime. The shop will be displaying posters using the anime’s visuals.
Takeaways From PV #2
Satsuki Yukino narrates the video, introducing the characters and the main staff members. The second PV introduces the main cast and the opening theme song “Sumire” (Violet) by Maaya Sakamoto. Sakamoto’s song will go on sale on May 25.
The anime’s cast list includes
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Nagomu Irino
- Kozue Yūki as Itsuka Yukihira
- Rikiya Koyama as Heigo Irino
- Sayaka Ohara as Fuki Irino
- Hiroshi Iwasaki as Masa Tatsumi
- Satsuki Yukino as Otsuru-san
- Takuma Nagatsuka as Saki Seto
- Minori Suzuki as Mitsuru Horikawa
- Minami Takahashi as Kanoko Matsukaze
- Saori Hayami as Hiiro Kisaichi
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Tomoe Yukihira
- Izou Oikawa as Ikkō Irino
- Miho Yoshida as Masayo Irino
- Maaya Sakamoto as Mari Yukihira
Among the staff, Fumitoshi Oizaki (A Centaur’s Life, Romeo × Juliet, AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue) is directing the anime at Encourage Films (Is the order a rabbit? BLOOM, Etotama, Isekai Cheat Magician).
Reiko Yoshida (K-ON!, Tamako Love Story, Liz and the Blue Bird) is overseeing the series scripts, and Sakae Shibuya (A Centaur’s Life, Magical Girl Site) is the character designer and chief animation director. Ren Takada is composing the music.
Deaimon is a Japanese manga series by Rin Asano. It has been serialized in Kadokawa Shoten’s seinen manga magazine Young Ace since May 2016.
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