Tamaya Shichi, a pawn shop based in Yokohama, is sponsoring a 6 episode short-form comedy web anime that will debut on Youtube and Nico Nico on January 27, 2017.
The story of Tama-Pawns involves Mihiro, a pretty girl who works as a greeter at a pawn shop. Mihiro’s normal, everday existence is suddenly interrupted when she bonks heads with her pet dog and loses consciousness. Mihiro awakes in a strange world populated by animal people, and she ends up taking a job at the “Animal Pawn Shop” while trying to find a way back to her own world.
The staff for Tama-Pawns includes:
- Supervision, screenplay, direction: Tsukimido
- Character design: S-ko, Kireji, A.O, Tsukimido
- Artwork: Studio MAO
- Sound production: Dax Production
- Animation production: Tsukimido
- Production: Tamaya Shichi, Co., Ltd.
The cast for Tama-Pawns includes:
Nao Tōyama as Mihiro.
Hikaru Midorikawa as Tencho (“Shop Manager”).
Yui Horie as Nyamashita.
Norio Wakamoto as Tama-kaicho (“Chairman Tama”).
And Tesshō Genda as Shirokuma-kaicho (“Chairman Polar Bear”).
Tama-Pawns will be distributed via Nico Nico and Youtube every Friday beginning on January 27, 2017.
Official Tama-Pawns web anime home page
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