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Madman Schedules ‘Helpful Fox Senko-san’ Anime Blu-ray Release

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We all need a friend like Senko!
© 2019 Rimukoro / KADOKAWA

The Sewayaki Kitsune no Senko-san anime adaptation of the manga by Rimukoro got underway on Funimation last spring as The Helpful Fox Senko-san. With a domestic release handled, more overseas editions are showing up and Madman Entertainment has announced their plans for Australian audiences. The twelve-episode series will arrive on July 8th, 2020 as a Blu-ray-only release. Bilingual in nature, it’ll be two discs priced at $64.95 and include these extras:

  • Episode 8 Commentary
  • Super Senko-san Time!
  • Promo Videos
  • Web Previews
  • Textless Songs.

The series has Jad Saxton directing with Morgan Garrett while Kristen McGuire is working on the scripts for it. The main dub cast includes Kristen McGuire as Senko, Aaron Campbell as Nakano, Kristin Sutton as Shiro, Hayden Daviau as Kōenji, and Dawn M. Bennett as Yozora.

Availability for it is set for viewers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia.

Tomoaki Koshida is directing based on the series composition by Yoshiko Nakamura. Miwa Oshima is handling the character designs with animation produced at Doga Kobo.

The Japanese cast includes: Azumi Waki as Senko, Junichi Suwabe as Nakano, Maaya Uchida as Shiro, Ayane Sakura as Kōenji, and Eri Kitamura.

The manga began in 2017 on the Comic Newtype site and has six print volumes published so far.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: Sometimes the cure to a hard day’s work is the tender love and care of…a fox girl?! Salaryman Nakano’s stressful life is suddenly intruded upon by the fox, Senko-san, who is eager to help him heal his exhaustion. Whether she’s cooking, cleaning, or finding other ways to care for Nakano, she’s there to take away his stress!

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