Anime manufacturing agency Ascension launched on Saturday that it has started manufacturing on a second season of the television anime based totally on Gunma Prefecture‘s mascot character Gunma-chan. Ascension could be recruiting employees for the manufacturing

The first season premiered on Tokyo MX, TV Kanagawa, TV Saitama, Chiba TV, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, Sun TV, and KBS Kyoto in October 2021. Gunma Prefecture beforehand acknowledged it has plans to stream the anime on-line worldwide with Japanese audio and English, French, and Chinese subtitles after the television broadcast had accomplished. The first season had 39 episodes with each episode working for seven minutes, and it aired on television three episodes at a time (equally to how the Sazae-san anime airs). The final episode aired on December 26.

Mitsuru Hongo (Ascendance of a Bookworm, Outlaw Star, World Trigger, Deltora Quest) directed and wrote the anime at Ascension (Dino Girl Gauko). Karin Takahashi voiced the titular protagonist Gunma-chan. Aya Uchida and Yui Ogura voiced Gunma-chan’s mates Aoma and Mimi.

The current pony mascot debuted as a result of the “Yūma-chan” mascot for a sports activities actions rivals in 1994, and have grow to be the prefecture’s Gunma-chan mascot in 2008. It modified an earlier Gunma-chan design that the prefecture used given that Eighties.

Source: Ascension‘s Twitter account by way of Otakomu