Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: January 24, 2020 at 4:16 PM PHT (GMT+8)
The official website and Twitter of the TV anime series adaptation of Tajimi city's promotional manga "Yakunara Mug Cup Mo" have revealed on Sunday that the anime will be receiving a new manga adaptation. The new manga written by the anime's original creator Osamu Kashiwara will be serialized on January 28 in on Akita Shoten's free manga website "Manga Cross".
The TV anime adaptation of the series will begin broadcasting in April 2021. The new series with the same "Let's Make a Mug Too" title will be produced and animated by Nippon Animation.
The series will be directed by Kingdom and Blue Seed anime series director Jun Kamiya. The series composition and script will be handled by Naruhisa Arakawa, and the character design as well as the animation direction by Ayano Yoshioka.
The cast includes Minami Tanaka as pottery novice Himeno Toyokawa, Yū Serizawa as Himeno's classmate and the pottery club's mood-maker Mika Kukuri, Yūki Wakai as the anime and game fan Naoko Naruse who spends all her time at the club for some reason, and Rina Honnizumi as the club president Toko Aoki who has enjoyed pottery since she was little.
The manga is described as:
The city of Tajimi, located in the southern part of Gifu Prefecture, Japan, is famous for Mino earthenware. The city is dotted with historical pottery producers and ceramic art museums. It has facilities where you can try your hand at making pottery, and many restaurants that serve food on Minoware dishes. The story begins when a high school girl moves to a shopping street in Tajimi. Many encounters await her, friends, town folk, ceramic art, etc. What will she discover in a town famous for ceramic?
Source: Mainichi Shinbun's The MANTAN WEB Official Site