Anime’s 1st episode debuted on Monday
The official website for the anime adaptation of Itsumo Togashi‘s Aoi Hane Mitsuketa! Sagashitemiyō Mijika na Tori-tachi (We Found a Blue Feather! Let’s Seek Out Nearby Birds) picture book revealed two new cast members for the anime on Monday. Ayumi Tsunematsu will voice the character Mama, while Daisuke Sakaguchi will voice Tsumi (Sparrowhawk), who will appear in the anime’s second episode.
The site also streamed a video of Ayumi Tsunematsu performing a reading the original book.
Hideo Uda founded Noovo in January 2020 as part of game developer Epic Games’ Epic MegaGrants funding program to develop projects using the company’s Unreal Engine. Uda is also directing the anime and serving as a producer. Takahiro Kawakoshi (episode director for Fruits Basket 2nd Season, Your Lie in April) is the anime’s chief director. Jun Misaki is writing the scripts, and Yuiko Ōhara (theme song composition for Little Witch Academia) and Tatsuki Tagaya are composing the music.
The anime’s story centers on Haru and Hina, two siblings who live in the city and get along well. One day they find a beautiful blue feather on the road, and they set out to find its owner. A mysterious crow appears before them, and acts as a guide. The three then go on a journey to find the owner, meeting various birds along the way.
The original picture book shipped on November 19.