The Eccentric Family is returning for a 2nd season in April of 2017, and the official home page for the TV anime based on Tomihiko Morimo’s novel about an ecclectic family of shape-shifting tanuki living in the human world has updated with a new key visual (above), a new trailer (below), and new cast listings for new characters in the upcoming season.
The new cast members announced include:
Junji Majima as Nidaime.
Yōko Hikasa as Gyokuran.
Yuichi Nakamura as Kureichiro Ebisugawa.
And Bin Shimada as Tenmanya.
The Eccentric Family 2 is directed by Masayuki Yoshihara and features animation by P.A. Works. In this sequel to the 2013 TV series, the Shimogamo family are a carefree group of tanuki who transform and blend in with human society. Once again their lives are thrown into chaos when the estranged son of their tengu friend, Professor Akadama, returns home after a century-long absence and begins causing trouble among both the tengu and the tanuki.
The Eccentric Family 2 will begin broadcasting on Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, and other Japanese TV stations beginning on April 09, 2017.
Official The Eccentric Family 2 TV anime home page
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