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Gugure! Kokkuri-san

Gugure! Kokkuri-san

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Genres: comedy, slice of life, supernatural
Themes: gods, ouija, spirits
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: A little girl named Kohina ends up summoning a Kokkuri-san, a lower-ranking ghost in Japanese folklore. The Kokkuri-san she calls ends up being a white-haired handsome, young man. Although he had intended to merely haunt her at first, he becomes worried about her terrible eating habit of cup ramen for every meal, so he decides to haunt her in order to protect her.
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2014-10-05

ANN Info Page
Gugure! Kokkuri-san Official JP Homepage

Gugure! Kokkuri-san Supernatural Comedy Manga Gets TV Anime

posted on 2014-03-20 02:57 EDT
Ghost haunts little girl to make sure she eats right; Daisuke Ono, Ryou Hirohashi, Takahiro Sakurai, Jouji Nakata star

Crunchyroll Adds Gugure! Kokkuri-san Anime to Streaming Line-Up

posted on 2014-10-01 19:05 EDT
1st episode premieres on Sunday

Gugure! Kokkuri-san TV Anime’s Promo Video Streamed

posted on 2014-06-20 13:30 EDT
Series to premiere in October

Gugure! Kokkuri-san TV Anime’s 2nd Promo Streamed

posted on 2014-08-14 06:30 EDT
Ryou Hirohashi, Daisuke Ono, Takahiro Sakurai, Jouji Nakata lead October anime’s cast

Daisuke Ono to Perform Gugure! Kokkuri-san’s Opening Song

posted on 2014-08-23 01:30 EDT
Atsushi Suemitsu to perform ending theme for October TV anime

Yukana, Yukari Tamura, Hisako Kanemoto Join Gugure! Kokkuri-san Anime

posted on 2014-08-30 10:00 EDT
Kazutomi Yamamoto also joins cast as Yamamoto-kun for October TV anime

Gugure! Kokkuri-san TV Anime’s 2nd TV Ad Introduces Inugami

posted on 2014-09-15 10:45 EDT
Takahiro Sakurai plays doting dog spirit in October show

Gugure! Kokkuri-san TV Anime’s 3rd TV Ad Introduces Shigaraki

posted on 2014-09-21 14:30 EDT
Jouji Nakata plays no-good tanuki in “not-so-everyday-life fluffy comedy” in October

Gugure! Kokkuri-san TV Anime’s New Ad Debuts Before October Premiere

posted on 2014-09-25 08:30 EDT
Ryou Hirohashi, Daisuke Ono, Takahiro Sakurai, Jouji Nakata lead October anime’s cast

Sentai Filmworks Press Release

October 10, 2014

Sentai Filmworks Licenses Gugure! Kokkuri-san

posted on 2014-10-10 14:28 EDT
First episode aired October 5

Ep. 01

This is such a super fun cute series!

spoiler

Though when she played the divination game when Kokkuri-san disappeared, with tears streaming down her cheeks because she misses him and asks:
Why am I crying?”… “Why don’t my cup noodles taste good?”… “Will I ever get to eat you cooking again?”…
That just made me tear up so much!

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That character design…

Normally when Sentai (or Funi) licenses shows like this I at least check 'em out but their more detailed art is one of their biggest draws (lols) IMO so to this one I have to say “no dice”.

This is from the plot synopsis over on Crunchy. I’m going to guess that it wasn’t penned by Crunchy’s subtitle team.

ANN Anime Spotlight: Gugure! Kokkuri-san

by Anthony Foronda, Oct 12th 2014

Gugure! Kokkuri-san Blu-ray, DVD Releases to Include OVAs

posted on 2014-10-13 17:10 EDT
6 5-minute episodes on 6 sets

Kousuke Toriumi Joins Gugure! Kokkuri-san Cast

posted on 2014-10-21 10:40 EDT
Series adapting Midori Endō’s comedy manga premiered earlier this month

Ep. 03

This series is just awesome!

Awesome enough for…a dub? :smiley:

One can hope. This is another one of those “traditional” surreal comedies that needs a well-done dub to get it “over the hump”.

I group watched it, and when we were ruminating about a possible dub, we found that we all had the one obvious actor in mind. :frowning:

COMING TO ANIME NETWORK IN NOVEMBER!

STARTING: November 5th @ 3:30 PM EST / 12:30 PM PST

Episode 1 (Sub) is live at ANO