Written by: Nicole Castro
Published on: August 31, 2021 at 10:07 PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter account of pottery anime Let's Make a Mug Too (Yaku nara Magu Kappu mo) has released its key visual, PV, cast list, and other relevant information for its second season on Oct. 1, 2021.
The show will be broadcast weekly on various Japanese channels such as CBC TV, MBS, TOKYO MX, BS11, and AT-X.
The promotional video (PV) introduces the opening theme song titled "Beyond the Enthusiasm"「 夢中の先へ」sung by the MUG-MO original group, namely voice actors Aya Uchida (内田 彩), Sally Amaki (天城サリー), and Ari Ozawa (小澤 亜李).
Minami Tanaka (田中美海) as Himeno Toyokawa
Yuu Serizawa (芹澤優) as Mika Kukuri
Yuuki Wakai (若井友希) as Naoko Naruse
Rina Honnizumi (本泉莉奈) Tooko Aoki
Ako Mayama (真山 亜子) as Sachie Tokigawa
Kaito Ishikawa (石川 界人) as Tokishirou Toyokawa
Mana Ogawa (小川真奈) as Mami Koizumi
Aya Uchida (内田 彩) as Doroemon Mado/Rio Matsuse
Katsumi Suzuki (鈴木勝美) as Jubei Aoki
Yūichirō Umehara (梅原裕一郎) as Tomoya Kusano
Ayaka Suwa (諏訪彩花) as Yukari Osawa
Sally Amaki (天城サリー) as Himena Valdes
Ari Ozawa (小澤 亜李) as Himena Tokigawa
Original work: Planet/Nippon Animation
Director: Jun Kamiya
Series composition and screenplay: Naruhisa Arakawa
Character design and chief animation director: Ayano Yoshioka
Music: Tomoki Hasegawa
Animation production: Nippon Animation
Cooperation by: Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture / Tajimi Tourist Association (一般社団法人多治見市観光協会) / "Let's Make a Mug Too" Promotion Council
Production: "Let's Make a Mug Too" Production Committee
About Let's Make a Mug Too
"Let's Make a Mug Too" (やくならマグカップも, Yaku nara Magu Kappu mo) is a Japanese manga series written by Osamu Kashiwara about Mino ware pottery and is set in Tajimi city, Gifu Prefecture. The manga has been serialized online by Japanese dental company Planet since 2012 and was compiled into 33 digital volumes. A second manga series has been serialized online via Akita Shoten's Manga Cross website since January 2021. The first season of the anime television series adaptation by Nippon Animation aired from April to June 2021. The second season will premiere in October 2021.
Synopsis by MAL:
The city of Tajimi is well-renowned for its Mino ware ceramics and being the hometown of Himeno Toyokawa's mother. Considered a legend in the world of pottery, Himeno's mother suddenly passed away when Himeno was four. However, her legacy lives on in the dozens of unique mugs that adorn the Toyokawas' new restaurant in Tajimi.
Having moved back to the city recently following the bankruptcy of her father's company in Tokyo, Himeno brings some of her mother's mugs to her first day of high school in an attempt to make friends. One person who immediately takes an interest is Mika Kukuri, an eccentric girl in Himeno's class who soon introduces her to Tooko Aoki, the president of the Pottery Club. After learning more about her mother's contributions to the club and the art form, Himeno asks her father for permission to join, which he gladly gives.
Alongside Mika and her childhood friend Naoko Naruse, Himeno enters the Pottery Club to continue her mother's beloved work and discover her own passion for the craft.