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Japanese sweets (wagashi) series 'Deaimon' announces anime for 2022

Updated: Mar 31, 2022

Written by: Nicole Castro

Published on: August 30, 2021 at 19:42 PHT (GMT+8)

The official Twitter account of the series Deaimon has announced that the manga is getting an anime in 2022.

Deaimon (であいもん) is a Japanese manga series by Rin Asano. It has been serialized in Kadokawa Shoten's seinen manga magazine Young Ace since May 2016. The story is set in a wagashi (Japanese sweets) store in Kyoto with Nagomu Irino as the protagonist. He is the son of the store owner but chose to flee home to pursue his dream of becoming a musician. However, upon learning of his father's hospitalization, he returns home to take over the business, only to find a young girl named Itsuka working there.

Cast information

  • Nobunaga Shimazaki (島﨑 信長) as Nagomu Irino

  • Kozue Yuki (結木梢) as Itsuka Yukihira

Staff list

  • Original work: Rin Asano (serialized in "Young Ace", published by Kadokawa)

  • Director: Fumitoshi Oizaki

  • Series composition: Reiko Yoshida

  • Character design and chief animation director: Sakai Shibuya

  • Animation production: Encourage Films

  • Production: Midorimatsu

In addition, a stage event for Deaimon will be held on September 18 at the Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair 2021 (also known as "Kyo-Mafu") to promote the upcoming anime. The venue is at the Miyako Messe Exhibition Center. Registration instructions for lottery tickets to attend the event are detailed in the Kyo-Mafu official website.

Synopsis by MAL:

Nagomu Irino returns to his Kyoto home for the first time in ten years when his father is hospitalized. Nagomu is eager to take over Ryokushou, the family's Japanese sweet shop, but he's instead asked to be a father figure to Itsuka Yukihira, the girl everyone calls the successor.


Source: Deaimon official Twitter via Comic Natalie


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