A second promotional video has been unveiled, giving viewers a glimpse of the upcoming anime adaptation of "The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again Today."
On Monday, the official website of the television anime adaptation of Hitsuji Yamada's manga "The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again Today" (Dekiru Neko wa Kyō mo Yūutsu) released the second promotional video. The series is set to premiere on July 7.
In addition, the website also announced that somei has been chosen to perform the opening theme song titled "Ureu Kado niwa Fuku Kitaru" (Fortune Comes to a Worried House) for the show.
Scheduled to debut on July 7, the anime will be broadcasted as part of the "Animeism" programming block on MBS and TBS.
The main cast of the anime includes:
- Hiroki Yasumoto voicing the cat Yukichi
- Yui Ishikawa portraying the office worker Saku Fukuzawa
- Ai Kakuma lending her voice to Yuri Shibasaki
- Katsuyuki Konishi portraying Kaoru Orizuka
- M.A.O bringing Rio Nishina to life
- Miyu Irino voicing Tenchō (Shop Manager)
- Ayana Taketatsu as the character Yume
- Yōko Hikasa portraying Yume's Mother
- Tamie Kubota lending her voice to Yume's Grandmother
- Satomi Satou as Saku's Mother
- Jun Fukuyama voicing Saku's Father
- Aoi Inase as Oshiro
- Kotoe Taichi portraying Mei, the Next Door Neighbor
Susumu Kudo, known for his work on "K" and "Coppelion," holds the position of chief director for the anime, while Katsumasa Yokomine, who has previously served as an episode director on shows like "Coppelion," "Hand Shakers," and "W'z," takes the helm as the director at GoHands. GoHands is also responsible for the series' scripts, with Tamazo Yanagi, known for their work on "Hand Shakers" and "Scar on the Praeter," handling the writing duties. The character designs are crafted by Takayuki Uchida, who has worked on projects such as "Asa made Jugyō Chu!," "Hand Shakers," "Scar on the Praeter," and "W'z."
The manga series has been licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment. The story revolves around Saku, who unexpectedly finds companionship in a stray black cat named Yukichi. However, Yukichi is no ordinary feline, as he takes pride in his culinary skills and becomes a valuable partner in Saku's life. Together, they navigate through various experiences, with Saku gradually finding her way with the help of Yukichi.
Hitsuji Yamada initially launched the manga on Kodansha's Suiyōbi no Sirius online manga section on the Nico Nico Seiga website in August 2018. It later transitioned to serialization in Monthly Shonen Sirius starting from October 2021.
By Parth Thapar
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