Written by: Nicole Castro
Published on: February 4, 2022 at 13:10 PHT (GMT+8)
Moe mixed project Reiwa no Di Gi Charat has released a teaser promotional video announcing a mini anime scheduled to air in Fall 2022.
The anime will be produced by studio LIDENFILMS. The series will be directed by Hiroaki Sakurai, with character designs by Atsuko Watanabe.
The Reiwa no Di Gi Charat project began in 1998 to create mascot characters to promote Japanese company BROCCOLI, which develops a variety of mixed media such as computer games, anime, comics, and character goods. The main character is Dejiko, the princess of the planet Di Gi Charat. She goes to planet Earth to pursue her dream of becoming an actress.
Asami Sanada (真田 アサミ) as Dejiko/Di Gi Charat
Miyuki Sawashiro (沢城みゆき) as Petit Carat
Kyōko Hikami (氷上 恭子) as La Vie En Rose
Yoshiko Kamei (亀井 芳子) as Gema
Megumi Hayashibara (林原めぐみ) as Piyoko-Analog III
Kōsuke Toriumi (鳥海浩輔) as Riku-Heisenberg
Chihiro Suzuki (鈴木千尋) as Kai-Schweizer
Tomo Saeki (サエキトモ) as Ku-Ehrhardt
Satomi Akesaka (明坂 聡美) as Broccodes
??? as Bushiro-chan
Both the teaser video above and the Tweet below are giving fans the chance to predict who will be the voice actor for Bushiro-chan. To join the campaign, fans can follow the official Di Gi Charat Twitter account and answer the linked form in the Tweet below. The campaign runs until Mar. 11, 2022, 11:59 pm JST.
Moe (萌え), sometimes romanized as moé, is a Japanese word that refers to feelings of strong affection mainly towards characters (usually female) in anime, manga, video games, and other media directed at the otaku market.