Midori Endo’s 2011 manga series Gugure! Kokkuri-san has been given the green light to make the leap to anime, according to the latest issue of Gangan Joker that it runs in. The four panel manga has been running for a few years with five volumes having been released so far. Details of the production itself aren’t available yet, but the basic casting information has been released according to the two page spread that was revealed.
- Ryou Hirohashi as Kohina Ichmatsu
- Daisuke Ono as Kokkuri-san
- Takahiro Sakurai as Inugami
- Jouji Nakata as Jigaraki.
Plot concept: The story revolves around a little girl named Kohina. Kohina ends up summoning a Kokkuri-san, a low-ranking ghost in Japanese folklore. The Kokkuri-san she calls turns out to be a white-haired handsome, young man. At first he had intended to merely haunt her, but soon he becomes worried about her terrible eating habit of cup ramen for every meal. He later decides to haunt her in order to protect her.