Handsome Young Men are Convenient in "Kobini Kareshi" TV Anime
Konbini Kareshi (“Convenience Store Boyfriends”), a mixed media project by Kadokawa and Lawson about handsome young men who gather at a local convenience stores, is being adapted into a TV anime that will debut on the Tokyo Broadcasting System and BS-TBS networks in July of 2017.
The staff of Kobini Kareshi includes:
- Original character design: Makoto Senzaki
- Director: Hayato Date
- Series composition: Sayaka Harada
- Character design: Tomomi Ishikawa
- Animation production: Studio Pierrot
- Production cooperation: Studio Pierrot+
The Konbini Kareshi mixed media project began in 2015 with a series of “mooks” (a format combining attributes of magazines and books) and audio drama CDs that were published by Kadokawa under their Enterbrain label. The original cast of the audio dramas includes Takuma Terashima, Kenichi Suzumura, Shinnosuke Tachibana, Yūki Kaji, Hiroshi Kamiya, and Takahiro Sakurai. Whether or not these voice actors will reprise their roles for the Konbini Kareshi TV anime has not yet been announced.
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