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OtapediaYuru Camp

Movies

Yuru Camp video 1
Yuru Camp video 2
Yuru Camp video 3
Yuru Camp video 4

Also Known As

Laid-Back Camp
ゆるキャン△

Genre

Comedy, Slice of Life

Synopsis

Rin Shima is a girl who enjoys camping by herself during the off-season. While camping at the foot of Mt. Fuji one day during winter she comes to the aid of a new transfer student to her school named Nadeshiko Kagamihara who finds herself lost. The two enjoy curry noodles together and take in the scenery, sparking an interest in camping for Nadeshiko. Together with like-minded classmates from school, Nadeshiko joins the Outdoor Activities Circle. The group’s mission: building comradery while enjoying the great outdoors and its many splendors.

Background

Yuru Camp began as a manga series by Afro that has been serialized in Houbunsha’s seinen manga magazine Manga Time Kirara Forward since July 2015. As of February 2018, it has been collected into three tankobon volumes. The manga is licensed in North America by Yen Press and the first volume will be released in March 2018.

An anime adaptation of the series premiered in Japan on Jan. 4, 2018. It is directed by Yoshiaki Kyougoku (Tokyo Ghoul, Penguindrum) with Jin Tanaka (Date A Live, One Piece) as series composer, Mutsumi Sasaki (Futakoi, Chaos;Child) as character designer and chief animation director, and animation production by C-Station (Girl Friend Beta, Star-Myu). The anime’s opening theme is “Shiny Days” by Asaka and the ending theme is “Fuyu Biyori” by Eri Sasaki. The anime is streamed internationally through Crunchyroll.

Characters

Nadeshiko Kagamihara (CV: Yumiri Hanamori)
An enthusiastic and energetic girl who transfers to Motosu High School and befriends Rin after she gets lost near Mt. Fuji. She goes on to join her school’s Outdoor Activities Circle.

Rin Shima (CV: Nao Toyama)
A quiet girl who enjoys camping alone during the off-season. She befriends new student Nadeshiko after coming to her aid and sparks an interest in her in the art of lazily camping.

**Chiaki Oogaki (CV: Sayuri Hara)
The president of Motosu High’s Outdoor Activities Circle, Chiaki is a fan of boisterous hedonism and has a chivalrous personality. She wears glasses and has twin tails. She is affectionately called “Aki-chan” by her friends.

Aoi Inuyama (CV: Aki Toyosaki)
A founding member of the Outdoor Activities Circle together with Chiaki, Aoi is the peacemaker of the group who has a calm older sister air about her and speaks in a Kansai dialect. She is called “Inuko” by Chiaki.

Ena Saito (CV: Rie Takahashi)
A schoolmate of Rin’s, Ena chats with Rin through text while she’s camping. Though she has little interest in camping, due to her relationship with Rin, Chiaki sees her as the key person to convince Rin to join the Outdoor Activities Club.

Sakura Kagamihara (CV: Marina Inoue)
Nadeshiko’s older sister who is a university student. Though strict at times, she cares deeply for her sister and treats her well. She has a driver’s license and drives Nadeshiko to and from camping in her beloved SUV.

Narrator (CV: Akio Ohtsuka)

Cast

Yumiri Hanamori: Nadeshiko Kagamihara
・Notable roles: Zero (Grimoire of Zero), Chiaya Misono (Rolling Girls)
Nao Toyama: Rin Shima
・Notable roles: Honami Ichinose (Classroom of the Elite), Nozomi Kasaki (Sound! Euphonium 2)
Sayuri Hara: Chiaki Oogaki
・Notable roles: Mio Honda (The Idolm@ster series), Tomoyo Shirozawa (Aikatsu!)
Aki Toyosaki: Aoi Inuyama
・Notable roles: Izana Shinatose (Knights of Sidonia), Momo Bella Deviluke (To Love-Ru series)
Rie Takahashi: Ena Saito
・Notable roles: Megumin (KonoSuba), Miki Naoki (School-Live!)
Marina Inoue: Sakura Kagamihara
・Notable roles: Armin Arlert (Attack on Titan), Momo Yaoyorozu (My Hero Academia)

Staff

Original Author: Afro (serialized in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Forward)
Director: Yoshiaki Kyougoku
Series Composer: Jin Tanaka
Character Designer/Chief Animation Director: Mutsumi Sasaki
Prop Designer/Prop Animation Director: Yamaoka Nahoko
Mechanical Animation Director: Hajime Maruo
Mechanical Designer: Daisuke Endo
Art Director: Yoshimi Umino
Color Designer: Taeko Mizuno
Director of Photography: Hiroaki Tanaka
3DCG: Yoshifumi Hirakawa
2D Work: Keisuke Hangai
Editor: Masayuki Kurosawa
Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera
Sound Effects: Yuka Kazama
Music: Akiyuki Tateyama
Music Production: MAGES.
Music Producer: Jun Murakami
Chief Producer: Seiji Ando
Producers: Hideo Momoda, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Kaori Kimura, Kaoru Wada, Satoru Shimosato, Shota Watase, Soji Miyagi, Takema Okamura, Takumi Sugi, Yuichi Tada
Animation Producer: Ryoji Maru
Animation Production: C-Station
Production: Outdoor Activities Circle

Theme Songs

Opening Theme: “Shiny Days” by Asaka
Ending Theme: “Fuyu Biyori” by Eri Sasaki

Broadcast Information

AT-X: Every Thursday at 11:00 pm (JST)
Tokyo MX: Every Thursday at 11:30 pm (JST)
Sun TV: Every Thursday at 12:30 am (JST)
KBS Kyoto: Every Thursday at 1:00 am (JST)
BS11: Every Thursday at 1:30 am (JST)

Online Streaming

Crunchyroll

Related Links

Official Site (Japanese)

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