The upcoming anime series Life Lessons with Uramichi-Oniisan revealed its first promotional video on April 16, 2021. The series is slated to premiere this July and will be produced by Studio Blanc under the direction of Nobuyoshi Nagayama.
Life Lessons with Uramichi-Oniisan is originally scheduled to premiere last 2020 but was delayed due to production issues.
Hiroshi Kamiya as Uramichi Omota
Tomokazu Sugita as Tobikichi Usahara
Yūichi Nakamura as Mitsuo Kumagai
Mamoru Miyano as Iketeru Daga
Nana Mizuki as singer Utano Tadano
Ryohei Kimura as Hanbee Kikaku
Kenichi Suzumura as Saito Uebu
Daisuke Ono as Matahiko Nekota
Shinichiro Miki as Yusao Furode
Natsuki Hanae as Eddy Edei
Minami Takahashi as Kayo Ennoshita
Kazuya Nakai as Furitsuke Capellini
Kenjiro Tsuda as Amon
Yōko Hikasa as Mabui Daga
Sayuri Sadaoka as Sayuri
Houchu Ohtsuka as The Voice of God
Director: Nobuyoshi Nagayama
Scriptwriter: Touko Machida
Character Design: Mizuki Takahashi & Yusuke Shibata
Sound Director: Kisuke Koizumi
Composer: Kei Haneoka
Supervisor: Gaku Kuze
Fun fact: The author of the manga, Gaku Kuze, will be supervising the anime adaptation of his own work!
How did the cynical Uramichi end up hosting a TV show for small children? And how long is the studio going to let him keep teaching the kids the sorrow and exhaustion of life instead of, say, the ABCs?
This dark comedy manga started as a webcomic and became a bestseller across Japan!
Uramichi is a 31-year old children’s TV host who leads physical exercises and teaches life lessons colored by one main theme: adulthood sucks.
Alongside mascots played by a couple of bushy-tailed millennials, and a singing duo whose music embodies the notion of being kicked while you’re down, Uramichi wades through the misery of working life, one sardonic comment at a time…
Synopsis via Kodansha
Life Lessons with Uramichi-Oniisan is a comedy manga written by Gaku Kuze and is being serialized online via Ichijinsha’s Comic POOL digital manga magazine.
The series first serialized last May 12, 2017 having 5 volumes as of March 29, 2020. In addition, Kodansha USA has published the manga series worldwide.
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