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Funimation Adds ‘Yu-No’ For Spring 2019 Anime Lineup

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The series debuted in Japan today with an April 2nd, 2019 premiere and now Funimation has revealed their pickup of it!
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We learned back in December of 2016 ahead of the game from 5pb came out that YU-NO was going to get some sort of anime project with Genco and studio feel. The series debuted in Japan today with an April 2nd, 2019 premiere and now Funimation has revealed their pickup of it with the first episode now live. Availability for it is limited to the US, Canda, UK, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia. You can see the first episode subtitled here while the simuldub will have its details announced later.

The series has Tetsuo Hirakawa directing it with Mai Otsuka handling the character designs. With Studio Feel on board to produce the animation, it’s set for a two-cour run. It was also confirmed that the cast will include the game cast:

  • Yuu Hayashi as Takuya Arima
  • Kaori Nazuka as Ayumi Arima
  • Maaya Uchida as Kanna Hatano
  • Saori Oonishi as Mitsuki Ichijo
  • Rie Kugimiya as Mio Shimazu
  • Yu Kobayashi as Eriko Takeda
  • Rena Maeda as Kaori Asakura

The opening theme song is “Kono yo no hate de koi o utau shoujo” by Asaka while Konomi Suzuki is performing “Shinri no kagami, ken no you ni” as the ending theme song

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot concept: Takuya Arima is a young student whose father, a historian who has conducted various researches, disappeared recently. During a summer vacation, Takuya receives a peculiar package from his missing father, along with a letter containing information about the existence of various parallel worlds. At first, Takuya doesn’t take it seriously, but soon he realizes that he possesses a device that allows him to travel to alternate dimensions. Is his father alive, after all? If so, where is he?

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