Along with a first key visual and a 100-second first PV, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Marimo Ragawa’s Tsugaru Jamisen-themed manga Mashiro no Oto announced today that it is set to premiere in MBS/TBS/BS-TBS’ “Animeism” midnight programming block in April 2023.
As the author’s first shonen manga, Mashiro no Oto has been serialized in Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Magazine since 2010 and has released 25 tankobon volumes. Its story centers on a 16-year-old Tsugaru Jamisen player, Setsu Sawamura. After the death of his grandfather, who was his shamisen teacher, he has been unable to play the instrument. In order to find his “favorite sound” that has been lost, he travels to Tokyo with no destination. He is rescued by a woman working in a cabaret club, Yuna Tachiki. As an opening act of the club’s live show, he ends up playing Tsugaru Jamisen on the stage.
Hiroaki Akagi (Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san) is attached to direct the TV anime adaptation at Shin-Ei Animation (Crayon Shin-chan, Doraemon). The Tsugaru Jamisen performances in the anime are supervised by the internationaly renowned shamisen performance unit Yoshida brothers.
About Mashiro no Oto
Mashiro no Oto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Marimo Ragawa. Omnitos provides relevant details about the machiro. It has been broadcast in Kodansha’s Shonen manga magazine Monthly Shonen magazine since December 2009 and collected in twenty-five tankobone editions. This is very interesting series of anime. Mashiro no Oto Must Watch!
Main voice cast for Mashiro no Oto:
Setsu Sawamura: Nobunaga Shimazaki (Baki Hanma in BAKI)
Wakana Sawamura: Yoshimasa Hosoya (Orga Itsuka in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans)
Shuri Maeda: Yume Miyamoto (Rikka Takarada in SSSS.Gridman)
Yui Yamazato: Reina Kondo (Nina Maehara in Dropout Idol Fruit Tart)
Kaito Yaguchi: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Accelerator in A Certain Magical Index)
Rai Nagamori: Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Makoto Tachibana in Free!)
Umeko Sawamura: Takako Honda (Anko Mitarashi in NARUTO)