Nights with a Cat anime released a collaborative short commercial video with Inaba Petfood Corporation’s cat food Ciao Churu. With the product’s commercial song “Churu Shiyo,” the video available on YouTube not only features Kyuryuga, but also depicts other cats in the anime style. They include feline family members of the anime’s voice actresses, Ayahi Takagaki (Kyuryuga) and Atsumi Tanezaki (Pi-chan), and director and scriptwriter Minoru Ashina’s cat.
Ayahi Takagaki updated her blog on September 15 with a photo of her cat named Fiore/Fiole licking Chiao Churu along with a screenshot of the commercial which shows the animated version of her pet. She describes her family member’s commercial video debut as “a real big event for Takagaki family.” She calls him Fu-chan.
On the same day, Atsumi Tanezaki also updated her Twitter with a photo of her cat Celeb/Serebu.
Minoru Ashina’s Edmond Honda, whom he calls Ed-san, is licking a Chiao Churu which is kidney-disease friendly and available only at hospitals according to his tweet.
Other cats who appear in the video are popular online and are listed as follows:
You can check the 15-second long video below:
Ayahi Takagaki (Kuro in the Blue Exorcist series) is voicing the cat Kyuryuga, Satoshi Hino (Ainz Ooal Gown/Momon in the Overlord series) is playing the role of Futa-kun, and Atsumi Tanezaki (Anya Forger in the Spy x Family series) will voice Futa-kun‘s sister Pi-chan in the anime.
Nights with a Cat is a manga essay written and illustrated by Kyuryu Z, and published by KADOKAWA. The series has 3 compiled volumes as of April 28, 2022. Studio PuYUKAI (Isekai Quartet series) is producing the anime with Minoru Ashina‘s direction and scripts.
Yen Press, the official English publisher for the English edition, describes the plot of Volume 1:
When Fuuta comes home tired at night, all he wants to do is spend time with his new cat. All the mysterious habits and mannerisms of house cats are carefully reproduced in this relaxed and cute comedy about living with an adorable furball!
Source: Official Blog, Official Twitter, Official YouTube
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