Isekai Izakaya "Nobu"

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Isekai Izakaya "Nobu"
Isekai Izakaya Nobu light novel volume 1 cover.jpg
First light novel volume cover
異世界居酒屋「のぶ」
Light novel
Written byNatsuya Semikawa
Illustrated byKururi
Published byTakarajimasha
DemographicMale
ImprintKono Light Novel ga Sugoi! Bunko
Original run2014 – present
Volumes4
Manga
Illustrated byVirginia Nitōhei
Published byKadokawa Shoten
English publisher
DemographicSeinen
MagazineYoung Ace
Original runJuly 2015 – present
Volumes5
Original net animation
Isekai Izakaya ~Koto Aitheria no Izakaya Nobu~
Directed byKatsumi Ono
Produced byAtsushi Umezaki
Written byShin Yoshida
Music by
  • Mito
  • Sunrise Music Publishing
StudioSunrise
Released April 13, 2018 September 14, 2018
Episodes24
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Isekai Izakaya "Nobu" (異世界居酒屋「のぶ」, lit. Alternate World Bar "Nobu") is a Japanese light novel series written by Natsuya Semikawa and illustrated by Kururi. It began serialization online in 2012 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It won the site's Ni Narō Con Taishō award before being acquired by Takarajimasha, who have published four volumes since 2014 under their Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! Bunko imprint. A manga adaptation with art by Virginia Nitōhei began serialization in Kadokawa Shoten's seinen manga magazine Young Ace from July 2015. It has been collected in five tankōbon volumes. Udon Entertainment announced during their panel at San Diego Comic-Con International that they have licensed the manga.[1] An original net animation adaptation by Sunrise premiered on April 13, 2018.[2]

Plot[edit]

An izakaya was opened to cater persons from alternate world. Nobuyuki is the chef, Shinobu the waitress. Everyday, they serve drinks and food towards customers.

Characters[edit]

Nobuyuki "Nobu" Yazawa (矢澤 信之, Yazawa Nobuyuki)
Voiced by: Tomokazu Sugita[3]
The owner of Izakaya Nobu. Established the restaurant after he left his former employment. Cooks for customers from the other world.
Shinobu Senke (千家 しのぶ, Senke Shinobu)
Voiced by: Suzuko Mimori[3]
Izakaya Nobu's waitress. The daughter of Nobuyuki's former employment. Became a waitress for Izakaya Nobu after running away from an arranged marriage.
Hans
Voiced by: Atsushi Abe[4]
Nikolaus
Voiced by: Showtaro Morikubo[4]
Berthold
Voiced by: Katsuyuki Konishi[4]
Hermina's husband.
Eva
A dishwasher at Izakaya Nobu.
Hermina
A waitress at Izakaya Nobu. Berthold's wife.

Media[edit]

Light novels[edit]

Manga[edit]

Anime[edit]

An anime adaptation of the light novel series was announced in November 2016.[5] The original net animation (ONA) is produced by Sunrise under the title Isekai Izakaya ~Koto Aitheria no Izakaya Nobu~ (異世界居酒屋〜古都アイテーリアの居酒屋のぶ〜)[6] and it premiered worldwide simultaneously on April 13, 2018 on different streaming services.[2] Katsumi Ono directed the anime with scripts written by Shin Yoshida and character designs by Mariko Ito.[3] The ending theme is "Prosit!" by musical trio Clammbon.[2] Crunchyroll is streaming the series.[7]

No. English title[a]
Original Japanese title
Original air date
1"Potatoes in Oden"
"Oden no Jagaimo" (おでんのじゃがいも)
April 13, 2018 (2018-04-13)
2"Juicy Kara-Age"
"Wakadori no Karāge" (若鶏の唐揚げ)
April 13, 2018 (2018-04-13)
3"Rich Girl and the Impossible Order"
"Ojōsama no nandai" (お嬢様の難題)
April 27, 2018 (2018-04-27)
4"The First Kaisendon"
"Hajimete no kaisendonburi" (はじめての海鮮丼)
April 27, 2018 (2018-04-27)
5"Shinobu's Special Napolitan"
"Shinobu-chan no tokusei Napori" (しのぶちゃんの特製ナポリタン)
May 11, 2018 (2018-05-11)
6"Kiss Day"
"Kisu no hi" (キスの日)
May 11, 2018 (2018-05-11)
7"The Burglar"
"Nusutto (nu~tsutto)" (盗人(ぬすっと))
May 25, 2018 (2018-05-25)
8"After Work Tonjiru"
"Shigoto-gaeri no tonjiru" (仕事帰りの豚汁)
May 25, 2018 (2018-05-25)
9"The Company Commander's Weakness"
"Chū taichō no jakuten" (中隊長の弱点)
June 8, 2018 (2018-06-08)
10"Uninvited Guests"
"Manekarezarukyaku" (招かれざる客)
June 8, 2018 (2018-06-08)
11"A Clash of Masters"
"Oyakata kenka" (親方喧嘩)
June 22, 2018 (2018-06-22)
12"Beauty and the Abura-age"
"Bijo to aburaage" (美女と油揚げ)
June 22, 2018 (2018-06-22)
13"Menchi-Katsu"
"Menchikatsu" (メンチカツ)
July 6, 2018 (2018-07-06)
14"The Spy and The Salad"
"Mittei to sarada" (密偵とサラダ)
July 6, 2018 (2018-07-06)
15"Kabayaki without Honor"
"Jingi naki kabayaki" (仁義なき蒲焼き)
July 20, 2018 (2018-07-20)
16"The Company Commander's Triumphant Return"
"Chū taichō no gaisen" (中隊長の凱旋)
July 20, 2018 (2018-07-20)
17"A Tempura Early Summer Mix"
"Shoka no tenpura moriawase" (初夏の天ぷら盛り合わせ)
August 3, 2018 (2018-08-03)
18"The Great Drunken Kara-age Debate"
"San Suijin no Karaage Mondou" (三酔人のカラアゲ問答)
August 3, 2018 (2018-08-03)
19"The Female Merc"
"On'na yōhei" (女傭兵)
August 17, 2018 (2018-08-17)
20"The Secret of Whatsontap: Part 1"
"Toriaezunama no himitsu (zenpen)" (トリアエズナマの秘密 (前編))
August 17, 2018 (2018-08-17)
21"The Secret of Whatsontap: Part 2"
"Toriaezunama no himitsu (kōhen)" (トリアエズナマの秘密(後編))
August 31, 2018 (2018-08-31)
22"The Old Man and Fish"
"Rōjin to sakana" (老人と魚)
August 31, 2018 (2018-08-31)
23"The Tale of the Three Northern Territories Conference"
"Hoppou San Ryouhou Kaigi no Tenmatsu" (北方三領邦会議之顛末)
September 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)
24"Ale from the Ancient City"
"Koto no ēru" (古都のエール)
September 14, 2018 (2018-09-14)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All English titles are taken from Crunchyroll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Udon Ent. Licenses Otherworldly Izakaya "Nobu" Manga". Anime News Network. July 20, 2017. Retrieved July 20, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Isekai Izakaya: Japanese Food From Another World Anime's 2nd Promo Video Streamed". Anime News Network. March 26, 2018. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Otherwordly Izakaya 'Nobu' Anime Casts Tomokazu Sugita, Suzuko Mimori". Anime News Network. January 31, 2018. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Otherworldly Izakaya 'Nobu' Anime Unveils More Cast, Staff, April Global Streaming (Updated With Video)". Anime News Network. April 14, 2018. Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  5. ^ "Isekai Izakaya "Nobu" Alternate-World Gourmet Light Novels Get Anime". Anime News Network. November 25, 2016. Retrieved November 25, 2016.
  6. ^ "Sunrise Animates Otherworldly Izakaya "Nobu" Anime for 2018". Anime News Network. November 1, 2017. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
  7. ^ "Crunchyroll Announces Dances with the Dragons Anime Simulcast, Streams English-Subtitled Trailer". Anime News Network. March 23, 2018. Retrieved April 14, 2018.

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