The erotic visual novel game series Neko Para previously had a Kickstarter that resulted in an OVA that was released on Steam this time last year and we learned in December 2019 that a TV anime series is in the works. With the staff and cast revealed this past summer, a new update has come through that has revealed a January 2020 debut for the series in Japan. Yasutaka Yamamoto is directing with Yuichi Hirano on board as the character designer. Felix Film is handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Yuki Yagi as Chocola
- Iori Saeki as Vanilla
- Shiori Izawa as Azuki
- Miku Itō as Maple
- Yuri Noguchi as Cinnamon
- Marin Mizutani as Coconut
- M.A.O as Minaduki Sigure
- Shinnosuke Tachibana as Kashou Minaduki
The game series has been running since 2014 with multiple projects out.
The OVA project previously out was animated by studio ixtl and Felix Film and ran for an hour. It was directed by Hayashi Hiroki and was written by Yuta Kikuchi.
Property Concept: Kashou Minaduki is an aspiring chef who moves away from home to open his own confection shop. While he is unpacking in his new shop, he discovers that two of his family’s Nekos, Chocola and Vanilla, came along with him by hiding in cardboard boxes. After the two Nekos convince Kashou to let them stay and live with him, the three of them work together to run his shop, La Soleil. During the story, Kashou receives a couple of visits from his younger sister Shigure and the other four Nekos owned by their family.