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Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki is a popular local comedy focused on the cute Yatogame-chan and improving the fame of Nagoya. Particularly popular in the Tokai region of Japan where more than half of its sales come from and published via Twitter, the original comic Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki has exceeded 550,000 total copies sold including digital sales. Beginning April 2, 2022 (Sat), TV anime Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki Season 4 will begin airing.
Information on the three new members of the student council, making their first appearance in season 4, has been released.
One of the new characters is Sho Kochikashi, the student council president with a ton of personality! The cast member herself is also very talented.
Uesaka Sumire plays the role of the president, and is known for such roles as Sanae Dekomori in Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions, as well as Cure Cosmo in Star☆Twinkle PreCure.
Vice-president Kei Aonoji is played by Sora Tokui, known for such roles as Nico Yazawa in Love Live! and Maya in Is the Order a Rabbit?
In charge of finances is Kiina Asaka and is played by Reo Kurachi, known for her work in BanG Dream! (as PAREO) and Esora Shimizu in D4DJ, among others.
The world of Yatogame-chan is becoming more and more filled with energy! Please look forward to the involvement and activities of all the new characters.
【New Characters and Comments from the Cast】
Next we’ll introduce the comments from the cast and the designs for the new characters appearing in season 4!
【Sho Kochikashi, played by Sumire Uesaka】
Born in Kanagawa Prefecture and president of the student council. Blood type AB. She is passionate about people but hates losing more than anyone in her local area. She is particularly adept in home economics. She struggles with health-related subjects. Historical simulations are her favorite type of game.
■ Comment from Sumire Uesaka
I’m in charge of the role of Sho Kochikashi! I’m also from Kanagawa prefecture, so I’m really glad to get the chance to play her! I want to shout out my passion for the prefecture as Sho Kochikashi. Please look forward to her straightforward and constantly serious attitude!
【Aonaji Kei, played by Sora Tokui】
Born in Chiba and vice president of the student council. O blood type. She is positive and laid-back in her local area. She knows she’s cute. She’s good at biology, but struggles with handling information in classes. Side-scroller action games are her favorite.
■ Comment from Sora Tokui
I’m Sora Tokui, and I’ll be performing as Aonaji Kei! I’m from Chiba prefecture myself, just like Kei-chan! My favorite food from Nagoya is Taiwan Mazesoba!! I’m really happy to be able to participate in so many runs of Yatogame-chan with so many wonderful characters! I’ll do my best to get across the love of Chiba as Kei ♪ Thank you very much!
【Kiina Asaka, played by Reo Kurachi】
Born in Saitama prefecture and in charge of the student council’s finances. Blood type A. She lacks confidence in many things, including her hometown. She has a tendency to speak somewhat viciously. Excels in math and music, but struggles with Japanese as a subject. Music games are her favorite.
■ Comment from Reo Kurachi
My name is Reo Kurachi and I’ll be performing the role of Kiina Asaka. I’m glad to be able to get involved with such a fun series and play Kiina-chan! When talking about Kiina-chan, I think that the words “gap” (lit. disparity; disconnect) and “rap” are essential to mention. Among all of these unique characters, I’ll do my best to show off her uniqueness as well!
『Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki』 Season 4
A high school girl who spends a lot of time with her grandmother and has an unvarnished Nagoya dialect named Monaka Yatogame (voiced by Haruka Tomatsu), a boy from Tokyo named Kaito Jin (voiced by Mitsuhiro Ichiki), a girl from Gifu prefecture who attends the same school as Monaka named Mai Tadakusa (voiced by Yuki Wakai) and finally a girl from Mie prefecture named Yanna Sasatsu (voiced by Mikako Komatsu). Through these four highly distinct characters, this is a comedy where you can experience the dialect, culture and unique traits of Nagoya and the Chuukyo area!
Also, in seasons 2 and 3, Shizuoka prefecture native Lala Shonai (voiced by Yoshino Nanjo), Shiharu Itemae from Osaka prefecture (voiced by Honoka Kuroki), and Kyoto native Nanaho Koshiyasu (voiced by Ayasa Ito) all joined the cast of characters! Starting in the Chuukyo area, the backgrounds of the characters have expanded to include the Kinki region as well.
Finally, in season 4 of Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki, the charm and unique culture of Nagoya city, the Tokai region and other areas will all continue to be conveyed through various “loving insults”.
Broadcasting begins April 2nd (Sat)
TV Aichi from April 2nd, every Saturday from 20:54-21:00
BS11 from April 3rd, every Sunday from 21:55-22:00
AT-X from April 7th, every Thursday from 22:00-22:05
（Repeat Broadcasts: every Monday from 10:00-10:05/ every Wednesday from 16:00-16:05）
※Please note that the first airing will be a special announcement broadcast. The anime’s first episode will air in the 2nd week.
Original: “Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki” (serialized in “Monthly Comic REX”)
Original author: Masaki Ando
General Director: Hisayoshi Hirasawa
Character design: Satsuki Hayasaka
Art Director: Mame
Color Coordination: Ami Hayashi
Director of Photography: Natsumi Hori
Editor: Yuuzi Oka
Sound Director: Hisayoshi Hirasawa
Music Production: LEVELS
Music: Ryuudai Abe
Series composition: WORDS in STEREO
Animation production: Hayabusa film
Animation production cooperation: Creators in Pack
Monaka Yatogame：Haruka Tomatsu
Kaito Jin：Mitsuhiro Ichiki
Mai Tadakusa：Yuki Wakai
Yanna Sasatsu：Mikako Komatsu
Tosika Jin：Hisako Tojo
Lala Syonai：Yoshino Nanjo
Rin Jandara：Eriko Matsui
Shiharu Itemae：Honoka Kuroki
Nanaho Koshiyasu：Ayasa Ito
Serura Dobe：Maria Naganawa
Masahide Tsuji：Junji Majima
Sho Kochikashi：Sumire Uesaka
Kei Aonaji：Sora Tokui
Kiiina Asaka：Reo Kurachi
■Official Website http://yatogame.nagoya/
■Twitter @yatogame_chan/Hashtag: #Yatogamechan
【Original Work Information】
Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki （Currently being published via Monthly Comic Rex）
Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki （Published via Rex Comics） Volumes 1-11
(c)Masaki Ando・Ichijinsha／Aichi Dagane High School