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My Deer Friend Nokotan Anime's New Video Unveils More Cast, Theme Songs

New Video for ‘My Deer Friend Nokotan’ Anime Reveals Additional Cast and Theme Songs – Anime


Anime distributor REMOW unveiled the second promotional video and a new key visual for the television anime adaptation of Oshioshio‘s My Deer Friend Nokotan (Shikanoko Nokonoko Koshitantan) manga on Tuesday. The video introduces additional cast members and previews the anime’s theme songs.

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Image courtesy of Remow

The main cast members Megumi Han, Saki Fujita, Rui Tanabe, and Fūka Izumi perform the opening theme song “Shikairo Days” (Deer-Colored Days) as their characters in the Deer Club. Han and Fujita also perform the ending theme song “Shika-senbei no Uta” (The Deer Food Song) as their respective characters.
The newly announced cast members all play members of the school student council:


Yurika Kubo as Neko Nekoyamada

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Image courtesy of Remow


Rio Tsuchiya as Kinu Tanukikōji

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Image courtesy of Remow


Chinatsu Akasaki as Chiharu Tsubameya

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Image courtesy of Remow

Previously announced cast members include:


Megumi Han as Noko “Nokotan” Shikanoko

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Image via My Deer Friend Nokotan anime’s website


Saki Fujita as Torako “Koshitan” Koshi

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Image via My Deer Friend Nokotan anime’s website


Rui Tanabe as Anko Koshi

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Image via My Deer Friend Nokotan anime’s website


Fūka Izumi as Meme Bashame

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Image via My Deer Friend Nokotan anime’s website

Kōsuke Toriumi is narrating the anime.

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Image courtesy of Twin Engine

The anime is set to premiere on Tokyo MX and BS NTV on July 7.
Masahiko Ohta (Minami-ke, Yuruyuri, Gabriel DropOut) is directing the anime at Wit Studio. Joining Ohta are frequent collaborators Takashi Aoshima, who is writing and supervising the series scripts, and Yasuhiro Misawa, who is composing the music. Ayumu Tsujimura is designing the characters.

Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing the manga in English and describes the story:

No one knows Torako used to be a delinquent. All of her classmates only know her as the perfect student. But everything changes when Nokotan, a transfer student with antlers, enters her life. Antlers aren’t the only strange thing about Nokotan. Her deer nose can sniff out Torako’s secret past! Whether it’s at school or the zoo, chaos follows this doe-eyed girl’s every step. Torako has so many questions! Is Nokotan a deer, a girl, or something in-between?

Oshioshio launched the manga in Kodansha‘s Shonen Magazine Edge in November 2019.

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