Ruchika of the Hedgehog Picture Books Short Anime Unveiled!

A long-loved picture book that can be enjoyed by children and adults of all ages, has been made into an animation.

A new project has launched to adapt Kodansha‘s picture books into short anime episodes. Starting with the picture book “Ruchika of the Hedgehog,” a short anime was recently aired in TV commercials nationwide on May 10 and distributed on ANIEHON‘s Youtube channel. In addition, key visual, cast information, and staff has been revealed.

Key Visual:

CM (30sec. Commercial):

Director’s Cut Edition:

Minami Shinoda as Ruchika
Fukuko Miyukiyama as Sol
Narrator: Kakeru Hota

Director: Masanori Numaguchi
Production: FANWORKS

ANIMEHON, a project that combines ANIMATION and EHON (picture book). The first work is based on the long-selling picture book “Ruchika of hedgehog” which has been around for more than 10 years.

Source: Official Twitter

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