‘Life Lessons with Uramichi-Oniisan’ TV anime reveals new character PV, set to air on July 5

Written by: Allysa Malicdem | Published on: June 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM PHT (GMT+8)


The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Gaku Kuze’s 'Life Lessons with Uramichi-Oniisan' (Uramichi Oniisan) manga has released on Wednesday a new character promotional video highlighting Mitsuo Kumagai. The said series is set to premiere on July 5 in Japan.

PHOTO COURTESY: King Amusement Creative (new character PV release)
PHOTO COURTESY: King Amusement Creative (new character PV release)

The anime series was originally scheduled for a 2020 release but due to some production issues and delays, it was pushed back for July 2021 airing.


Watch the new character PV here:

Cast includes:

  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Uramichi Omota

  • Tomokazu Sugita as Tobikichi Usahara

  • Yūichi Nakamura as Mitsuo Kumagai

  • Mamoru Miyano as Iketeru Daga

  • Nana Mizuki as Utano Tadano

  • Ryohei Kimura as Hanbee Kikaku

  • Kenichi Suzumura as Saito Uebu

  • Daisuke Ono as Matahiko Nekota

  • Shinichiro Miki as Yusao Furode

  • Kenyuu Horiuchi as Tekito Derekida

  • Natsuki Hanae as Eddy Edei

  • Minami Takahashi as Kayo Ennoshita

  • Rina Satou as Ikuko Heame

  • Kazuya Nakai as Furitsuke Capellini

  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Amon

  • Yōko Hikasa as Mabui Daga

  • Sayuri Sadaoka as Sayuri

  • Houchu Ohtsuka as the voice of God

The slice-of-life manga follows the story of a man named Uramichi Omota in his 30s who has a dual personality. He is a gymnastics instructor in the educational TV program for children titled “Together with Mama." Despite his fresh and cheerful demeanor, he suffers from emotional instability.


Studio Blanc is in-charge of the animation with Nobuyoshi Nagayama as the director. Touko Machida writes the scripts. Mizuki Takahashi and Yusuke Shibata design the characters. Kisuke Koizumi works as the sound director while music composition is taken care of by Kei Haneoka. Kuze acts as the supervisor of the production.


The opening theme song "ABC Taisō" (ABC Exercise) was performed by singers and voice actors Mamoru Miyano and Nana Mizuki. Miyano also performed the ending theme song “Dream On”.

The manga was first released in 2017 in Ichijinsha and pixiv's digital manga magazine Comic POOL. The series won in the Web Manga category of Niconico's third Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Awards. Kodansha Comics is in-charge of the English release and distribution of the manga.

Sources: Life Lessons with Uramichi-Oniisan Official Anime website | King Amusement Creative Official YouTube channel | Anime News Network