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Madman Schedules ‘Super Cub’ Anime Blu-ray Release

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A new anime adaptation begins to move forward.
© Tone Koken, Hiro / Bare Motors Production Committee

Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko revealed back in November 2019 that another of their light novels was lined up for an anime adaptation with Super Cub. With the series making an April 7th, 2021 debut, Australian distribution Madman Entertainment has now scheduled a home video release in their neck of the woods. The complete collection will be a two-disc bilingual set that arrives on August 3rd, 2022 according to the initial plan that will be solicited to retailers later. It’ll be priced at $64.95 and include the clean theme songs, a scouting video, and a promo video along with the commercials.

The adaptation has Toshiro Fujii on board to direct based on the scripts from Toshizo Nemoto. Toru Imanishi is working on the character designs with Studio Kai production the animation.

The Japanese cast includes:

  • Yuki Yomichi as Koguma
  • Ayaka Nanase as Reiko
  • Natsumi Hioka as Shii Eniwa

Akane Kumada performed the opening theme song with “Maho no Kaze” while the main cast performed the ending theme song in character with “Haru e no Dengon.”

The series comes from writer Tone Koken and artist Hiro which began in 2017 and wrapped up at in April 2022 with eight volumes. A manga is also out there from Kanitan.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: With a focus on Yamanashi high school girl Koguma, she has no parents, friends, or hobbies, and her daily life is empty. One day, Koguma gets a used Honda Super Cub motorcycle. This is her first time going to school on a motorcycle. Running out of gas and hitting detours become a small source of adventure in Koguma’s life. She is satisfied with this strange transformation, but her classmate Reiko ends up talking to her about how she also goes to school by motorcycle. One Super Cub begins to open up a lonely girl’s world, introducing her to a new everyday life and friendship.

© Tone Koken, Hiro / Bare Motors Production Committee

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© Tone Koken, Hiro / Bare Motors Production Committee