Add another series to the spring 2015 lineup from Crunchyroll as the company has picked up the streaming rights for Urawa no Usagi-chan, a new five minute episode series. THe show is set to debut on April 9th, 2015 at 1:30pm ET for premium members and a week later for free members. Availability is strong as it’s open to members worldwide outside of Asia.
The series is directed by Mitsuyuki Ishibashi based on series composition by Yuuichirou Hahamura and character designs by Shintarou Matsushima. It’s being animated at A-Real and is an original work that’s not based on a pre-existing property.
The cast includes Asami Seto as Usagi Takasago, Hisako Tojo as Midori Saido, Keiko Watanabe as Minami Oyaba, Miyu Kubota as Kojika Bessho, Nao Tamura as Misono Mimuro, Rumi Ookubo as Saiko Numakage, Satomi Akesaka Tokiwa Kamikizaki, and Yo Taichi as Sakura Tajima.
Plot concept: Urawa no Usagi-chan features 8 anthropomorphic girls representing the stations in Saitama prefecture, that all have “urawa” in their names. To keep with the local spirit, all of the voice actresses for the show are from Saitama as well. Urawa no Usagi-chan focuses on the daily lives of these 8 high school girls.