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Yofukashi no Uta reveals a preview before its plot climax

On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Kotoyama, Yofukashi no Uta (Call of the Night), a new promotional video for the project was revealed, leading up to its plot climax. The video announces that the voice actress Miyuki Sawashiro has joined the voice cast as the character Anko Uguisu.

Sawashiro commented on this: «Uguisu Anko…? Obviously that’s not her real name, is it? I took the script and skimmed it, as if she was ready to say, “Well…” I thought that if I were to greet her head-on, I wouldn’t receive the same look as Yamori-kun, so I held my breath and… It’s like she stole his breath, like she was playing detective with a detective.».

The series has been broadcast since July 7 in Japan and is confirmed with a total of thirteen episodes, while the platform HIDIVE handles its distribution in the West. For its part, Kotoyamawho is also the author of the franchise of Dagashi Kashibegan the publication of the manga in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday from the publisher Shogakukan in August 2019.

Production team

  • Tomoyuki Itamura (Hanamonogatari, Mahou Sensei Negima!: Shiroki Tsubasa Ala Alba, Vanitas no Karte) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios LIDEN FILMSwith Tatsuya Miyanishi in charge of the general management.
  • michiko yokote (Bermuda Triangle: Colorful Pastrale, Jahy-sama wa Kujikenai!, Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
  • Haruka Sagawa (Dounika Naru Hibi, Genji Fantasy: Neko ga Hikaru Genji ni Koi wo Shita, Itazura Majo to Nemuranai Machi) is in charge of character design.
  • Creepy Nuts is responsible for the composition of the main musical theme.
Yofukashi no Uta

Synopsis for Yofukashi no Uta

Kou Yamori looks like your typical high school student on the surface. Relatively good at studies and kind to his classmates, he tries very hard to maintain this facade. One day, however, he decides to stop pretending and drops out of school, developing insomnia as a result of not having a daytime outlet for his energy. When he goes out for a walk alone at night, he feels slightly better, although he is aware that his inability to sleep should be considered a serious problem.

On one of those walks, Kou meets a strange girl, Nazuna Nanakusa, who diagnoses him with the cause of his insomnia: despite having made changes in his life, it keeps preventing him from experiencing true freedom. She tells him that he won’t be able to sleep if he isn’t satisfied with the way he spends his waking hours. When it seems that he has resolved his current concerns, Nazuna invites him to her apartment to share her futon. After a while, unaware that he is only pretending to be unconscious, she leans over him and bites his neck.

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