Character designs were also revealed
Kadokawa revealed on Sunday that the television anime adaptation of Kagiri Araido’s Jiisan Baasan Wakagaeru (Grandpa and Grandma Turn Young Again) manga will premiere in April 2024. Kadokawa also revealed the film’s plot. appearance and main cast.
Mamiko Noto as Ine/Grandma, a beautiful woman after being restored. She is physically weak but always supports Shozo and together they overcome all difficulties. She married Shozo for love, but she used to come from a well-off family and lived in the city.
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Shinichiro Miki as Shozo/Grandfather, who is handsome and muscular after his recovery. He values family and apples above all else, and is determined to go on a honeymoon with Ine while they are young.
Shiori Mikami as Mino, Ine and Shozo’s niece. She is a popular high school student in her class.
Nao Tōyama as Shiori, Ine and Shozo’s niece. She gets good grades and is kind, but her way of speaking can sometimes be a bit rude.
The cast is reprising their roles from the adapted comic voices.
The humorous series revolves around an elderly couple living a quiet life of apple harvesting in Aomori. One day, they wake up and find their age restored to their 20s.
Araido launched the manga on pixiv in October 2019 and has since garnered over 100 million views. The manga ranked 6th in the Web Manga category of “Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Taishō” Friday in 2020. Kadokawa published the manga’s seventh volume on August 16. The manga will end at the eighth volume. The series has one million copies in circulation (including digital purchases).
Source: Press release
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