Kodoani.com – Official website of Tokyo Mew Mew New, brand new anime of manga Tokyo Mew Mew by Reiko Yoshida and Mia Ikumi, announced on Wednesday that the series will get a second season in April 2023 on TV Tokyo and its affiliates. The website started playing the announcement video:
The 12th and final episode of the first season aired on the same day. The episode features an insert song “my sweet heart (New ♡ ver.)” by Yūki Tenma as Ichigo Momomiya. The website has started streaming the insert song, which also includes footage of the episode’s ending and features disclosure content.
The film will have a “Tokyo Mew Mew New ♡ Special Event Cat!! Shite SuperParty” event at J:COM Hall Hachioji on February 26, 2023 with the cast. There will also be a new script reading by the live cast on January 7-8, 2023 at the Jiji Press Hall in Tokyo.
Smewthie, the five-star unit, will make a live-reading TV series on November 22, a Christmas event on December 22, and a live performance on March 2023. Smewthie’s new CD will be out on January 18, 2023.
The anime premiered on July 6. HIDIVE is streaming the series as it airs in Japan.
The anime follows Ichigo Momomiya, a girl who transforms into Mew Ichigo (Strawberry) with the power of the leopard cat Iriomote to save Earth from the parasitic Chimera Anima aliens.
The stars of the show:
Yūki Tenma trong vai Ichigo Momomiya Mirai Hinata trong vai Mint Aizawa Ryōko Jūni trong vai Rau diếp Midorikawa Rian Toda trong vai Pudding (Purin) Fong Momoka Ishii trong vai Zakuro Fujiwara Yūma Uchida trong vai Masaya Aoyama Yūichi Nakamura trong vai Ryō Shirogane Yusuke Shirai trong vai Keiichirō Akasaka Kaori Ishihara trong vai Masha
The five main members formed a unit called Smewthie, and their first single was released online in March 2021.
Takahiro Natori ( Aria the Crepuscolo , Cannon Buster ) is directing the anime at Yumeta Company and Graphinica, and Yuka Yamada (Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, Bungaku Shōjo, Neo Angelique Abyss) is in charge of the series scripts. Satoshi Ishino (Date A Live, No. 6) is designing the characters, and Toshiki Kameyama is directing the sound. Team-MAX’s Yasuharu Takanashi is composing the music.
The anime marks the manga’s 20th anniversary, as well as the 65th anniversary of Kodansha’s Nakayoshi magazine, which originally published it. The staff announced the anime in April 2020.
The late Yoshida and Ikumi published their original Tokyo Mew Mew magical girl manga between 2000 and 2003 (with Kodansha credited for the franchise’s original concept), and Tokyopop published all of them. All seven volumes are in English.
The manga inspired a 52-episode television anime series from 2002 to 2003.