Bento Bites – Nanbaka & Yuri!!! on ICE

Bento Bites – Nanbaka & Yuri!!! on ICE

Yuri!!! on ICE update!

We look at new information on fall anime such as Kiss Him, Not Me, Nanbaka and Yuri!!! on ICE and we also share a yummy Whole Watermelon Jelly recipe. Hungry for anime. Itadakimasu!!

Kiss Him, Not Me

Kiss Him, Not Me

Kiss Him, Not Me

New cast members of the upcoming anime Kiss Him, Not Me (Watashi ga Motete Dōsunda) were revealed on Monday. The new cast members include Asami Shimoda (Infinite Stratos), Yuu Sugimoto (Ace Attorney), Takahiro Mizushima (ERASED), Daisuke Namikawa (Hetalia), Kenjiro Tsuda (Free!) and Yūichi Nakamura (Fairy Tail). Previously introduced cast members are Yu Kobayashi, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Yuuki Ono, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Keisuke Koumoto and Miyuki Sawashiro.

Kiss Him, Not Me deals with a ‘fujoshi’. A fujoshi is a woman with a boys love fetish, meaning if she sees two men in an anime or real life getting along she gets wild fantasies about them being in love etc. In Kiss Him, Not Me Kae Serinuma is a fujoshi. One day her favourite anime character dies and the shock of that causes her to lose a great deal of weight. Suddenly she is popular with the boys and four hot guys at school ask her out, but the problem is she would rather loving seeing the boys date each other.

Directing this hilarious anime is Hiroshi Ishiodori (Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino) Series composition is being handled by Michiko Yokote (Shirobako). Kazuhiko Tamura (Gunparade Orchestra) is on character design and Mina Ōsawa is the chief animation director. From4to7 (The four male leads in the anime) is singing the anime’s opening theme ‘Prince x Prince’ and Rie Murakawa is singing the ending theme Doki Doki no Kaze (Heartbeat’s Wind). The anime will premiere on October 6th. Here is the promotional video for Kiss Him, Not Me.

Nanbaka

Nanbaka

Nanbaka

A short music video for Hashiguchikanaderiya hugs The Super Ball’s “Rin! Rin! Hi! Hi!.” has been posted by Tokuma Japan. This song is to be the opening theme song for the upcoming anime Nanbaka. Nanbaka is based on Sho Futamata’s prison comedy manga.

In Nanbaka’s director seat is Shinji Takamatsu (Gintama) and Mitsutaka Hirota (Bakumatsu Rock) is writing the scripts. The anime’s main cast includes Yuuto Uemura, Tetsuya Kakihara, Airu Shiozaki, Daiki Kobayashi, Tomokazu Seki, Satomi Akesaka, Kenjiro Tsuda, Kimeru, Shouma Yamamoto, Sōichiro Hoshi, Shunsuke Takeuchi and Keito Okuyama. The anime will premiere this anime fall season.

The manga tells the tale of four prisoners: Jūgo, a man on extended jail time because he tried to break out of jail; Uno, a man who likes to play around with women; Rokku, fist-happy fighter; and Niko, an anime fanatik. And then there is their warden Hajime. The anime promises to be a high-tension action comedy.

Yuri!!! on ICE

Yuri!!! on ICE

Yuri!!! on ICE

The Yuri!!! on ICE official website began streaming a new video on Thursday which reveals the anime’s opening song History Maker’ by Dean Fujioka. The series will premiere on October 6th. Here is a brief synopsis of the anime: Carrying all of Japan’s hopes and dreams to win at the Gran Prix Finale ice skating competition, Yuuri Katsuki suffers a crushing defeat. Returning home, he feels torn and contemplates retirement from ice-skating. But then an encounter with Victor Nikiforov and Yuri Plisetsky makes the three take up a new challenge. Will they skate their blades to glory? We will have to see.

The anime’s cast includes Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Kouki Uchiyama, Junichi Suwabe, Jun Fukuyama, Satoshi Hino, Wataru Hatano, Shun’ichi Toki, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Yūtarō Honjō, Hiroki Yasumoto, Mamoru Miyano, Kensho Ono, Tomoaki Maeno, Ayumu Murase and Kenji Nojima. Yuri!!! on ICE – History Maker reveals video –

Watermelon

Watermelon

Whole Watermelon Jelly

When we hear the words summer, swimming pool and food in the same sentence many of us would think of watermelons. A nice way to eat watermelons is by making watermelon jelly and it is quite easy. The great thing about the recipe for today is that you only need two ingredients watermelon (watermelon juice is about 900ml) and about 20g instant gelatin. Here is the video, enjoy the tutorial. How to make Whole Watermelon Jelly

For any suggestions, opinions or requests please mail us at bentobox@animefanatika.co.za