Tōgane! Omatsuri-Bu (Tōgane! Festival Club), a regional anime sequence set in Tōgane metropolis in Chiba prefecture, will premiere on April 4 contained in the Chiba TV channel’s Next TV Chiba-Dokoro program.

The story follows Minori Tochino, a girl who’s into festivals, and her friends as they try to revive the festivals that after have been a dynamic cultural part of their metropolis station’s west side. The sequence will make use of restricted animation to depict the characters’ expressions with precise photographs of Tōgane metropolis as backgrounds, throughout the vein of Flash animation initiatives.

The foremost cast members are:

  • Haruka Kudō as Minori Tōchino
  • Mai Okamoto as Yurika Kagekatsu
  • Hinaki Kudō as Subaru Kamiyo
  • Yume Shinohara as Rian Nabana
  • Himari Hazuki as Iona Okada
  • Tomokazu Seki as Yassa-kun, the native mascot who secretly watches over Minori and her friends

Nobuhiro Suzumura, a director on quite a lot of Kamen Rider and Super Sentai sequence along with the live-action Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon sequence, is directing the anime, and Shioaji-Takatora is supervising the sequence scripts. Yū Tokiniwa is designing the characters. Hiromichi Nakajima (Peeping Life – The Perfect Edition –, ON-GAKU: Our Sound) is the planning supervisor, and Taku Wada is directing the sound and overseeing casting.

Ryō Deguchi is composing the background music and the opening theme “Odoryanse,” which Haruka Kudō is singing. TЯicKY sings the ending theme tune “Tōgane Time Capsule ~Kokoro no Himitsu~” (Secret of the Heart).

The weekly sequence will premiere on April 4 at 25:14 (efficiently, April 5 at 1:14 a.m.).

Sources: Tōgane! Omatsuri-Bu anime’s Twitter account, Comic Natalie