The official website for the television anime adaptation of Tajimi City’s Yakunara Mug Cup Mo (Let’s Make a Mug Too) promotional manga announced on Friday that Aya Uchida will perform the Ending song “Yellow Canary” for Yakunara Mug. Cup Mo Niban Gama (Let’s Make a Mug Too : Second Kiln), the second season of the anime.
The first episode of the second season will premiere online soon on the d Anime Store on September 25 at 9:00 p.m. JST.
Uchida performed the anime’s first ending theme song “Pale Blue.”
The second season of the anime will premiere on October 1 and will air on CBC TV, BS11, TOKYO MX, MBS, and AT-X channels. The main cast and staff are returning for the new season.
The anime’s new cast includes: Aya Uchida as Rio Matsuse, Sally Amaki as Jimena The Mug-Mo Team – includes the voice actresses of the main characters Minami Tanaka, Yū Serizawa, Yūki Wakai and Rina Honnizumi – returned to perform the show’s opening theme song “Muchū no Saki e” (Onward Toward Devotion). The video above previews the song.
The anime will premiere on October 1 and will air on CBC TV, BS11, TOKYO MX, MBS, and AT-X channels. The main cast and staff are returning for the new season.
The first season premiered on April 2 and aired for 12 episodes.
The cast includes Minami Tanaka voicing ceramic novice Himeno Toyokawa, Yū Serizawa voicing Himeno’s classmate and ceramic club mood maker Mika Kukuri, Yūki Wakai voicing anime and game fan Naoko Naruse, who spends all his time at the club for some reason, and Rina Honnizumi as the club president Toko Aoki, who has been interested in pottery since childhood. Other cast members include Kaito Ishikawa as Tokishirō Toyokawa, Himeno’s father, Rin Mizuhara as Sachie Tokikawa, Himeno’s grandmother, and Mana Ogawa as the ceramics club advisor Mami Koizumi.
Haru Miyachi and Nendo Tsumura play students who join the pottery club at a different school from the main characters. They received parts after the auditions of more than 2,000 applicants.
Jun Kamiya (Blue Seed, The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye, Kingdom) is directing the anime at Nippon Animation. Naruhisa Arakawa (Active Raid, Twin Star Exorcists, This Art Club Has a Problem!) is writing and supervising the series scripts. Ayano Yoshioka is designing the characters and is also the chief animation director. Tajimi and the city’s tourism association are both collaborating on the anime.
The manga’s English website describes the manga:
The city of Tajimi, located in the southern part of Gifu Prefecture, Japan, is famous for its Mino terracotta. The city is dotted with historic pottery makers and ceramic art museums. There are facilities where you can try your hand at pottery and many restaurants serving ethnic cuisine.
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 ceramics?
The manga launched in 2012 and is updated four times a year. The manga also has a four-panel side manga called Naoko no Kobachi. A separate manga adaptation for the anime launched on Akita Shoten’s free manga website “Manga Cross” on January 28. Author Osamu Kashiwara is writing the story for the new manga.