The folks at Kaze are getting ready for a new release that’s starting up next month with the original Dagashi Kashi series. The first volume is coming out as separate DVD and Blu-ray editions on November 5th, 2020 where it’ll have the first six episodes of the series. It’ll be in German and Japanese languages with German subtitles that will also include an eight-page booklet and the clean opening sequence.
The staffing for the second season changed from the first season across the board with Satoshi Kuwahara directing it based on the series composition by Mayumi Morita. Nana Miura is handling the character designs and Tezuka Productions is on board for the animation. Studio feel will provide cooperation on the production.
Check out our review of the first season as released in bilingual form by Funimation.
The first season of show was directed by Shigehito Takayanagi, who wrote the scripts along with Yasuko Kamo. Character designs were done by Kanetoshi Kamimoto and it was animated at studio feel.
The cast includes Ayana Taketatsu as Hotaru Shidare, Atsushi Abe as Kokonotsu Shikada, Keiji Fujiwara as Yō Shikada, Manami Numakura as Saya Endō and Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Tō Endō.
The 2014 manga series comes from Kotoyama, his first work.
Plot concept: Shikada Kokonotsu’s father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets company, comes to pay a visit. Apparently, Kokonotsu’s father is famous and she wants him to join her family’s company. However, he will only agree if she can convince Kokonotsu to take over the family business!