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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 4 “A Battle I Absolutely Can’t Lose”, which begins airing on April 30 (Sat), have been released.
【Episode 4 “A Battle I Absolutely Can’t Lose”】
Which city is best considered as Japan’s “third city”? Yokohama or Nagoya!? Kochikashi and Yatogame refuse to give any ground to each other.
While they tried to calm things down at first, somehow Aonaji, Asaka, Tadakusa and Sasatsu all got roped into the battle instead with everyone’s prefectures getting dissed. The battle that must be won begins!
Screenplay: WORDS in STEREO Storyboard: Ryosuke Higashi Director: Zhang Shen General Animation Director: Aoi Yamane Animation Director: Quan Wuji・Huang feng
『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 from 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 airing/broadcasting times 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”)
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: Saetta
Animation production cooperation: Hayabusa Film
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”
【Original Work Information】
Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki （Currently being published via Monthly Comic Rex）
Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki （Published via Rex Comics） Volumes 1-12
Volume 12 now on sale!
(c)Masaki Ando・Ichijinsha／Aichi Takin High School