The reveal of a second season of Tsugumomo was a bit of a surprise but the spring 2020 series is one that not only landed this season but has managed to continue on amid all the chaos surrounding the world. Crunchyroll is starting to dip into doing some clips for this show now and has brought out a new one for the twelfth episode where we’re getting the rematch that we’ve been waiting for as Kanaka takes on Kukuri once again!
Crunchyroll picked it up with a confirmed same-day simulcast at 10:00 am ET for their members. Availability for the series has it open to viewers the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Central and South America including the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Check out our review of the first season of the series.
The series has set Ryouichi Kuraya as both the director and working on the series composition, which you don’t see often. Kiyotaka Nakahara is on board as the character designer and working as the chief animation director along with Masaaki Sakurai. Zero-G is on board to produce the animation for it.
The Japanese cast includes Yuuko Sanpei as Kazuya Kagami, Naomi Oozora as Kiriha, Yurika Kubo as Kukuri, Eriko Matsui as Kokuyou, Noriko Shibasaki as Chikaishi Chisato, You Taichi as Sunao Sumeragi, Ayana Taketatsu as Kasumi Kagami, Sachi Kokuryu as Shirou Shiramine, Shiho Sasaki as Osamu Osanai, Kotono Mitsuishi as Kanaka Kagami, Rumi Ookubo as Kotetsu and M.A.O as Taguri Kanayama. Additional cast includes Shogo Sakata as Akito Ashimine, Riho Sugiyama as Arumi Ashimine, Mami Uchida as Mimane Miyou, and Yūko Ōno as Azami. Additional casting includes Kaede Yuasa as the pillow tsugumomo Bakura and Sora Tokui as the flute tsugumomo Kyōka.
The property began its serialization in Monthly Action magazine back in 2007 and has had a solid run ever since.
With the theme songs, AOP handles the opening theme song “Kaze Fukeba Tsukiyo no Hate ni” while Haruka Tojo performs the ending theme song “Haru, Kanade”.
Plot concept: Kazuya Kagami never goes anywhere without the precious “Sakura Obi” his mother gave him. One day a beautiful, kimono-clad girl named Kiriha appeared before him, and began to live in Kazuya’s room. Then there’s Chisato, Kazuya’s childhood friend with glasses and a ponytail, who likes to meddle with his affairs. Soon, there’s also an overprotective sister who seems to want to take baths with him. Jumble in a huge-chested priestess, a good-looking sorceress named Kokuyoura, beautiful women, and hot girls, Kazuya’s happy, embarrassing, and confusing life begins…