Summer 2013 Trailer: Uchoten Kazoku

Topic started by takashichea on April 24, 2013. Last post by DocHaus 1 year, 8 months ago.
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Genre: Comedy


The teaser outlines the comedy drama's setting in Kyoto, where humans, tanuki (shape-shifting raccoon-dogs), and tengu (long-nosed goblins of Japanese folklore) intermingle. In the Shimogamo family of tanuki, Yasaburō lives for whatever strikes his fancy at the moment.
In this July anime, P.A. Works is adapting a novel by Tomihiko Morimi, the author of The Tatami Galaxy (Yojō-Han Shinwa Taikei) novel that previously inspired a 2010 television anime. Kôji Kumeta (Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, Joshiraku) is providing the original character designs for Uchōten Kazoku — the first time he has done so for a project not based on one of his manga.
Takahiro Sakurai plays Yasaburō (pictured as the boy and girl in the center of the image), the Shimogamos' third-oldest son who sometimes takes the form of a high school girl. Junichi Suwabe plays Yaichirō (far right), the oldest son who is earnest but often weak-willed at the last moment. Hiroyuki Yoshino plays Yajirō, the second-oldest son who often assumes the shape of a frog and and goes off into seclusion by himself at a well. Mai Nakahara plays Yashirō (far left), the timid youngest son. Kikuko Inoue plays their mother (top left), an obsessed fan of the all-female theater troupe Takarazuka. Rounding out the cast is Mamiko Noto as the bewitching girl Benten (topmost) who can be found floating carefreely in the skies.

Via Anime News Network

Post by takashichea (15,916 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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Post by AURON570 (573 posts) See mini bio Level 15

Art style reminds me of Tsuritama. Looks really pretty.

Post by DocHaus (938 posts) See mini bio Level 18

Author of Tatami Galaxy? I'm sold.

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