Kemurikusa

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Kemurikusa
Kemurikusa promo art.jpg
Promotional art for the series.
ケムリクサ
GenreScience fiction, Action[1]
Original net animation
Directed byTatsuki
Studioirodori
Released 2010 2012
Episodes2
Anime television series
Directed byTatsuki
Produced byFukuhara Yoshitada
Music byTetsuya Takahashi
StudioYaoyorozu
Licensed byAmazon (streaming)
Original networkTokyo MX, SUN, GYT, BS Fuji, UHB, CTC, Mie TV
Original run January 9, 2019 – present
Episodes12
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Kemurikusa (Japanese: ケムリクサ) is a Japanese anime television series adapted from an original net animation of the same name. The series is produced by Yaoyorozu, and premiered on January 9, 2019.

Cast[edit]

Rin (りん)
Voiced by: Mikako Komatsu[2]
Ritsu (りつ)
Voiced by: Arisa Kiyoto[2]
Rina (りな)
Voiced by: Tomomi Jiena Sumi[2]
Wakaba
Voiced by: Kenji Nojima[3]

Media[edit]

ONA[edit]

The series was originally released as a two-part original net animation (ONA) between 2010 and 2012. The series was created by director Tatsuki and his three-person animation group irodori.[1][4]

TV series[edit]

On October 28, 2017, Tatsuki announced that he was recruiting background artists for a unannounced project.[5] Tatsuki and irodori announced a new television anime project with a flier at Comiket on December 29, 2017.[4] On February 11, 2018, during the "Yaoyorozu Status Update Talk Event" at the Shinjuku Alta Theater in Tokyo, it was announced that the project would be an adaptation of the Kemurikusa, and would be directed by Tatsuki and animated by Yaoyorozu.[1] The other two members of irodori, Yoshihisa Isa and Yūko Shiromizu, will serve as animation director and art director, respectively, while Yoshitada Fukuhara serves as the animation producer.[6] The series will premiere in January 9, 2019, and will be broadcast on BS Fuji and other channels, while streaming on Amazon Video.[6] Tatsuki posted a short episode on his Twitter account on August 31, 2018, an "episode 0.5" on September 30, 2018,[7] an "episode 0.6" on October 31, 2018,[8] an "episode 0.7" on November 30, 2018, an "episode 0.8" on December 31, 2018,[9] and an "episode 0.9" on January 2, 2019.[10]

The series premiered on January 9, 2019 on Tokyo MX and other channels.[11] Nano performs the series' opening theme song "KEMURIKUSA."[12] The series will air for 12 episodes.[13]

Reception[edit]

The ONA won the 24th CG Anime Contest in 2012.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Loo, Egan (February 11, 2018). "Kemono Friends' Former Director, Studio Make Kemurikusa TV Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Loo, Egan (September 26, 2018). "Director Tatsuki's Kemurikusa Anime Unveils Main Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  3. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (January 10, 2019). "Kenji Nojima Joins Cast of Kemurikusa Anime as Wakaba". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Ressler, Karen (December 28, 2017). "Kemono Friends Director Tatsuki Announces New Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  5. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (November 6, 2017). "Kemono Friends Director Tatsuki Recruits Background Artists". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Pineda, Rafael Antonio (August 10, 2018). "Kemono Friends Director Tatsuki's Kemurikusa Anime Unveils More Staff, January Premiere". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  7. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (September 30, 2018). "Director Tatsuki's Kemurikusa Anime Gets 'Episode 0.5' Short". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  8. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (October 31, 2018). "Director Tatsuki's Kemurikusa Anime Posts 'Episode 0.6' Short". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  9. ^ Ressler, Karen (December 31, 2018). "Tatsuki Posts Kemurikusa Anime's 'Episode 0.8'". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  10. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (January 3, 2019). "Tatsuki Posts Kemurikusa Anime's 'Episode 0.9' Short". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  11. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (December 5, 2018). "Director Tatsuki's Kemurikusa Anime Premieres on January 9". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  12. ^ Ressler, Karen (December 17, 2018). "Nano Performs Opening Theme for Tatsuki's Kemurikusa Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  13. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (November 26, 2018). "Director Tatsuki's Kemurikusa Anime to Have 12 Episodes". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 26, 2018.

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