Hiroshi Kamiya Celebrating Kazuhiko Inoue’s Birthday! “Natsume’s Book of Friends Special Stage” Report!


Kazuma Horie, Ryōhei Kimura and Hisayoshi Suganuma also appeared to talk about season 5 and 6!

On March 25, stage event for anime “Natsume’s Book of Friends” season 6 which will be on air this June was held at GREEN stage, “AnimeJapan 2017”.

Here is the event report!

5 casts, Hiroshi Kamiya as Takashi Natsume, Kazuhiko Inoue as Nyanko-sensei, Kazuma Horie as Kaname Tanuma, Ryōhei Kimura as Satoru Nishimura and Hisayoshi Suganuma as Atsushi Kitamoto appeared on stage.

They started with revising season5. Mr. Kamiya was asked about funny episode at the recording studio, and exposed that Mr. Inoue was shaving his beard while he was in studio. The stage was covered with laughter by Mr. Inoue’s freewheeling episode.

 Furthermore, Mr. Horie was asked about his favorite ayakashi and answer that he liked ayakashi called Ito-san, appeared in episode7. He further talked about a story that his grandmother had some aspects which overlaps with Ito-san.

 They then talked about TV anime season6. They unveiled that “pot” which appeared in season5 will continue to appear in the first episode of season6. Mr. Kamiya mentioned that the main point of the story has some connection with Natsume who became smaller. Furthermore, they unveiled that episodes for Nishimura and Kitamoto are prepared for this season! Moreover, their interviews will be on TV for “Natsume’s Book of Friends 6 commemoration program” which will be on air on April 4.

 Also, another information was unveiled by Mr. Kamiya. He exposed that Kenichi Suzumura was casted as guest for special episode, which will be included for Blu-ray & DVD vol.5. Furthermore, Nyanko-sensei’s character song was announced to be also included for Blu-ray & DVD vol.5.

 At the ending for the event, they congratulated Mr. Inoue’s birthday as a surprise! With Mr. Kamiya’s call, audiences put up colored paper with saying “祝 (stands for congratulation in Japanese)” and picture of Nyanko-sensei. Mr. Inoue showed biggest smile to audiences.

 The event ended with Mr. Kamiya’s comment to raise audiences’ expectation towards season6.