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Why You Should Be Watching: Sakura Quest

From the creators of Shirobako comes another in what hopefully will be a long line of cute adult women doing cute adult things, Sakura Quest, this time with a small town rejuvenation spin on the genre instead of the previous “how to make anime” series.

Trust me, it’s more interesting than it sounds at first glance, and I’ll tell you why below the break!

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New Key Visual and Additional Cast for “Sakura Quest” Anime

The official website for the Sakura Quest TV anime has revealed a new key visual and some additional cast members for the upcoming project!

The cast members include Atsushi Ono as Ushimatsu Kadota, Maki Izawa as Chitose Oriba, Katsuyuki Konishi as Takamizawa, Hiro Shimono as Yamada, Daiki Hamano as Mino, Vinay Murthy as Mr. Sandal, Nanako Mori as Angelica, and Tomoyo Kurosawa as Erika Suzuki.

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis for Sakura Quest below:

“In the wake of a nationwide movement during the Bubble economy period, a small town in the countryside has revived its “mini-nation” tourism program; hiring five girls as travel ambassadors. The series will follow a year’s time of the five girls as they work in the tourism agency of a small failing town in an effort to reinvigorate it.”

The series will begin airing this April.

You can find the key visual after the break!

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PV for “Sakura Quest” TV Anime Released

A promotional video for the recently announced anime Sakura Quest has been released! This anime is the third “working” series that P.A. Works‘ has done, following Hanasaku Iroha and Shirobako. A preview of the series’ opening theme, “Morning Glory” by (K)NoW_NAME, is played in the video.

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis for Sakura Quest below:

“In the wake of a nationwide movement during the Bubble economy period, a small town in the countryside has revived its “mini-nation” tourism program; hiring five girls as travel ambassadors. The series will follow a year’s time of the five girls as they work in the tourism agency of a small failing town in an effort to reinvigorate it.”

The series will begin airing in April 2017.

You can find the promotional video after the break!

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