Classic anime Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kouen-mae Hashutsujo, also known as KochiKame* is making an epic return to NHK! It will be making an appearance in a new episode of Ani x Para ~Anata no Hero wa Dare desu ka~, a series of shorts dedicated to showcasing parasports.
KochiKame protagonist Ryotsu Kankichi will again be played by LaSalle Ishii, and Yumi Morio will be returning as Akimoto Reiko. An original character named Amaura Yuki is to be played by former AKB48 idol Shinoda Mariko, and the episode will be centered around goalball, a sport designed for people with visual impairments which features bells inside the balls.
The episode will air in mid-November, so don’t miss this chance to see your favorite characters again while learning about the world of parasports!
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Adapted with permission from Anime!Anime!