Kodoani.com – Official website of Bikkuri-Men, the new anime from Japan-based confectionery maker Lotte and based on its line of wafer snacks Bikkuri-Manit was revealed on Thursday that Junichi Suwabe will take on the role of Super Devil, who appears in the 10th episode on Thursday.
The anime premiered on Tokyo MX on October 5. The anime’s cast includes:
Daishi Kajita as Yamato Shuta Morishima as Ushiwaka Tatsumaru Tachibana as Jack Souma Saito as Phoenix Yōhei Azakami as Hood Yuki Sakakihara as Peter Katsuyuki Konishi as Maris Yuichiro Umehara as Ippontsuri Mitsuhiro Ichiki as Shokoshi Atsushi Tamaru as Alibaba Yui Ogura as Cross Yū Kobayashi as Oasis Katsuhisa Houki as Khan Shinnosuke Tokudome as Takayan Hiro Shimono as Manseira Type-II
Lotte is credited with the original work, with Shaman King manga creator Hiroyuki Takei contributing original character sketches and mechanical designs.
Tomohiro Tsukimisato is directing the anime at Shinei Animation and Lesprit. Yuniko Ayana is in charge of the script, Ayano Ōwada is designing the characters, and Yasuhiro Misawa is in charge of the music. Dannie May performed the opening theme song “Collection,” while the anime’s cast, including Daishi Kajita, Shūta Morishima and Tatsumaru Tachibana, performed the ending theme song “Seishun☆Whatcha Gonna Do.”
The anime features the characters appearing on collectible stickers packaged with the snacks.
The story takes place in a world where the value of Bikkuri-Man stickers is such that they must be transported by cash transport. There is also the famous robbery case “Bikkuri-Man 300 million sticker case” a year ago. One day, a part-time high school delivery worker named Yamato gets caught in a sticker war between two competing convenience stores. Phoenix store manager-owned Angel Mart is famous for its easy-to-use glitter stickers. The Devil’s Store across the street also tries to attract Bikkuri-Man fans to their store. Former comrades are divided into allies and enemies, and the fateful battle begins.
The anime announcement coincides with “Bikkuri-Man Day” in Japan on April 1. Bikkuri-Man snacks have been a huge success in Japan since their 1977 debut, and they have had adaptations. for various tie-ins, including five television anime and two films. The original Bikkuri-Man television anime premiered in 1987.
According to: Kodoani.com