Jiisan Baasan Wakagaeru Reveals New Key Visual & PV Trailer, Airs April 7

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A new key visual and main PV trailer have been revealed for the upcoming Jiisan Baasan Wakagaeru TV anime series, which is scheduled to premiere on April 7, 2024. 

The visual highlights the series’ titular main characters collecting apples together. 

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Meanwhile, the main trailer showcases key plot points of the anime’s story, as well as the opening theme “Kimi ga Ojiichan, Atashi ga Obaachan” by singer-songwriter Koresawa and ending theme “Soitoge YO-YO!!” by the lead characters’ voice actors Shinichiro Miki and Mamiko Noto

The trailer also highlighted three new voice cast member additions of Mino’s classmate, father, and mother: Junta Terashima as Shota, Kazuyuki Okitsu as Yoshiaki, and Tomo Sakurai as Kaede. 

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They join a main cast that is headlined by: 

  • • Shinichiro Miki as Shozo Saito
  • • Mamiko Noto as Ine Saito
  • • Shiori Mikami as Mino Saito
  • • Nao Touyama as Shiori Saito 

Masayoshi Nishita (Allison and Lillia, Eyeshield 21) is directing the anime series, with Yukie Sugawara (The Unwanted Immortal Adventurer) as series screenwriter, Nagisa Takahashi (TenPuru co-prop designer) as character designer, and Tomoki Hasegawa as music composer. Gekkou is in charge of the animation production. 

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The anime adaptation is based on the manga by Kagiri Araido, which was first released on Araido’s Twitter and Pixiv accounts on October 26, 2019. It was then serialized on Media Factory’s Monthly Comic Aruna magazine on July 13, 2022. The series is published under Media Factory’s MFC label and MF Comics imprint. Seven tankoubon volumes have been released as of August 2023. 

Jiisan Baasan Wakagaeru centers on an elderly husband and wife who live a quiet life in Aomori harvesting apples. One day, they wake up and find themselves transformed into their 20-year old selves again. 

Source: Jiisan Baasan Wakagaeru Official Anime Twitter

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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