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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.
This time, the synopsis and scene preview of episode 1 “Domannaka Dade”, which begins airing on April 9 (Sat), has been released.
Additionally, information about the new character “Serura Mama” appearing immediately in the first episode has also been released.
【Episode 1 “Domannaka Dade”】
“Where is the center of Japan?”
The Nagoya kid Yatogame, Mai Tadakusa from Gifu, and the head of the photography club Yanna Sasatsu from Mie were all in the middle of a heated, meaningless argument. Since the addition of Jin and Lala-sensei the photography club has become especially energetic, but now with the appearance of a certain person, dark clouds start rolling in!?
Screenplay: WORDS in STEREO Storyboard: Ryosuke Higashi Director: Wang Yuechun General Animation Director: Aoi Yamane Animation Director: hexiao
【New Character Information】
Serura Mama (voiced by Mami Koyama)
Mother of Serura Dobe, a junior high school student from Ichinomiya City, Aichi prefecture.
She sees herself as a person of firm character and her stinginess as a virtue.
She seems to have a lax attitude toward her child Serura, but is actually worrisome and overprotective.
【Mami Koyama Profile】
She was born in Aichi prefecture.
Playing Arare Norimaki in Dr. SLUMP Arare-chan, Minky Momo in Magical Princess Minky Momo, Princess Anmitsu in the anime of the same name, Eva Heinemann in MONSTER, and Vermouth in Detective Conan among many other roles, she is an accomplished anime voice actress.
She is also involved in the dubbing of various Western movies as well as narrating many commercials.
『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）
Streaming begins April 7 (Thursday)
【Hikari TV】 Beginning April 7th, airing every Thursday at 10:05pm JST
【Other Streaming Services】Sequential airing begins April 10 (Sun) at 10:00pm JST
※Please note that broadcasting and streaming dates are subject to change.
※Please note that the first airing will be a special announcement broadcast. The anime’s first episode will air in the 2nd week. (※excluding some streaming sites)
Original: “Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki” (serialized in “Monthly Comic REX” / Ichijinsha)
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
Serura Mama: Mami Koyama
Akira Ouse “ENJOY☆NAGOYA☆PERFECT☆LIFE”
■Official Website https://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
Volume 12 on sale April 27, 2022 (Wed)!
(c)Masaki Ando・Ichijinsha／Aichi Dagane High School