The official website for the anime of Nagano‘s manga revealed on Monday that Miyuri Shimabukuro will join the anime’s cast as Caesar. The character will appear in the anime for the first time in the show’s 123rd episode on Tuesday.
The anime premiered in April 2022, and it previously aired every Friday within Fuji TV‘s morning news and entertainment program Mezamashi Terebi, before it began airing twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays beginning in April earlier this year. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime, and is streaming it on HIDIVE with English subtitles.
Child actress Haruka Aoki (Liza in the Japanese dub of Mighty Express) voices the titular character Chiikawa as her first television anime voice acting role. Child actor Makoto Tanaka () voices Hachiware. Ari Ozawa voices Usagi.
Takenori Mihara () is directing the anime. Shūgo Tokumaru is composing the anime’s music. Doga Kobo is producing the anime.
The manga follows the sometimes happy, sometimes sad, and a tad stressful daily life of “some sort of small, cute creature” () known as Chiikawa. Chiikawa enjoys delicious food with bees and rabbits, toils hard every day for the rewards of work, and still maintains a smile.
Nagano originally started serializing the manga under the title on Twitter in January 2020.
Sources: anime’s website, Comic Natalie