It’s never too soon to learn awkward facts about the animal kingdom, and so Zannen na Ikimono Jiten (“The Unfortunate Animal Encyclopedia”), a short form educational TV anime based on the series of popular children’s books by Tadaaki Imaizumi, is returning to NHK E TV on January 31, 2021, with new episodes filled with unfortunate information.
Much of the main staff from previous episodes is returning, including:
- Original work: “Zannen na Ikimono Jiten” series (Takahashi Shoten)
- Director: Jun Aoki
- Direction: Yuuji Uchiyama, Tomoya Takashima, Asami Ike
- Music: Yuri Habuka
- Production work: NHK, Fanworks
- Production: NHK Enterprises
- Voice performance: Tesshō Genda, Noriko Hidaka
Episodes 21 – 25 will broadcast on NHK E TV on Sundays during the 19:23 time slot (7:23pm JST) beginning on January 31, 2021. The new episodes will also include facts on unfortunate plants (such as tomatoes and strawberries) for the first time.
Source: Comic Natalie
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