The TV anime The Café Terrace and Its Goddesses released a character trailer and visual for Akane Hououji (voiced by Asami Seto) on Friday. Akane is described as the best barista in the café, and she is also a vocalist and guitarist in a girls’ band. The series will premiere this April.
The Café Terrace and Its Goddesses anime previously revealed trailers and visuals for Shiragiku Ono, Riho Tsukishima, and Ami Tsuruga. Studio Tezuka Productions is animating the adaptation based on the manga with the same title by Koji Seo. Satoshi Kuwabara is directing with Keiichiro Ochi writing the scripts and Masatsune Noguchi illustrating the character designs. Shu Kanematsu and Miki Sakurai are composing the music. The cast includes Masaaki Mizunaka as Hayato Kusakabe, Azumi Waki as Shiragiku Ono, Aya Yamane as Riho Tsukishima, Sayumi Suzushiro as Ami Tsuruga, Asami Seto as Akane Hououji, and Ruriko Aoki as Ouka Makuzawa.
Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine is serializing the manga and it currently has 9 volumes in circulation. Kodansha US is publishing the manga in English and they described it as:
When Hayato’s grandmother passed, he planned to sell her rundown café on the shore—not realizing that it was also home to five young women who call themselves her family?! Their desperation to keep the café open convinces Hayato to give it a shot…but even their best intentions might not be enough to make it work! And can he even work with these five unruly women? No matter what, he’s got his work cut out for him! A fun new romcom by the author of Fuuka and Suzuka!
Source: Official Twitter
© Koji Seo, Kodansha / “Goddess Café Terrace” Production Committee