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Hokkaido TV's On-chan Mascot Gets TV Anime in January

by Ravenhood
Nov 30, 2007 10:42 AM | 2 Comments
Japanese television broadcaster HTB (situated on the northern island of Hokkaido) has announced a new anime series for children starring their mascot on-chan (which debuted for the station on December 1, 1997).

The anime will be called Yume-miru Anime on-chan (Dreaming Anime on-chan), and will premiere January 18, 2008. The shorts will run for approximately 6 minutes, from 7:54am to 8:00am every Friday morning.

Voice actresses Rie Tanaka (Chii from Chobits, Lacus from Gundam Seed) and Hiromi Konno (Akira from Lucky Star will voice the characters on-chan and ok-chan (pink incarnation of on-chan), respectively. Keiji Hirai (Tetsu from The Gokusen) will also play as no-chan (black incarnation of on-chan).

On-chan has also previously starred in a feature-length anime film in 2003, titled on-chan Yume Power Dai-Boken (on-chan's Great Dream-Powered Adventure).

From: ANN

2 Comments Recent Comments

Tanaka-san for the win! :3 I bet it will be incredibly cute.

Dec 1, 2007 8:32 PM by the_seventh_l

Hmm...just a thing will I see that show:

Rie Tanaka *________*

Nov 30, 2007 1:43 PM by Saks_Byenara