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Crunchyroll Adds ‘Osomatsu-san Movie’ Anime Streaming

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The Matsuno sextuplets are crappy NEET virgins who still live at home even though they're in their twenties.
© Fujio Akatsuka / Mr. Osomatsu Production Committee

The second season of Osomatsu didn’t go over as big as the first season but it received a feature film with arrived back in March 2019. With its home video release out just a couple of days ago, that’s allowed a trigger be pulled that has Crunchyroll now able to stream the project to its members. The film is set for a noon debut today eastern time where it’ll be available to viewers worldwide outside of Asia. Naturally, it’ll be in Japanese with English subtitles only.

Based on the manga by Fujio Akatsuka that ran from 1962 to 1969 and had a couple of revivals along the way, it had an adaptation in the mid 60′s and then a remake in the late 80′s. This series is serving as a sequel to it with the same animation studio from the 80′s involved, albeit with a new creative team. The original series focused on the six kids when they were young but this one takes a look at them as adults now and how their lives turned out.

Directed by Yoichi Fujita, the film is animated by Studio Pierrot based on the screenplay by Shu Matsubara and character designs by Naoyuki Asano.

The series stars Takahiro Sakurai as the eldest son Osomatsu, Yūichi Nakamura as the second son Karamatsu, Hiroshi Kamiya as the third son Choromatsu, Jun Fukuyama as the fourth son Ichimatsu, Daisuke Ono as the fifth son Jūshimatsu, Miyu Irino as the sixth and youngest son Todomatsu, Aya Endo as the heroine Totoko, Kenichi Suzumura as Iyami and Sachi Kokuryu as Chibita.

Plot Concept: The Matsuno sextuplets are crappy NEET virgins who still live at home even though they’re in their twenties. They happen to go to a class reunion and see that the rest of their classmates are being proper adults with actual jobs. The sextuplets are unable to keep their pathetic lives a secret and head back home in a state of melancholy. Drowning their sorrows with alcohol, Osomatsu and the others go to bed. The next day, they happen to find that…

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