After 4 years, Yuki Midorikawa?s manga series, Natsume?s Book of Friends, is set to return for its fifth season on October 4, 2016. The show is going to be part of the fall 2016 season. Its release date has been confirmed through Monthly Lala. Since fans already know when exactly they are going to see the next season, things are starting to fire up even more.
Aside from the release date of the highly anticipated season of Book of Friends, it has been announced through the same magazine that Marii Sasano will be the one to perform the opening song ?Takarabako?. Aimer, on the other hand, is tasked to do the ending song ?Akane Sasu.?
It looks like fans have waited long enough for the fifth season. Book of Friends season 4 was released back in 2012. It was broadcasted along with prior seasons by Crunchyroll. They were also released on home video. NIS America was able to make that possible for all fans in North America.
Fans of the hit series will also be delighted to know that the majority of the cast will be back for the upcoming season. These include the following:
Hiroshi Kamiya as Takashi Natsume
Kazuhiko Inoue as Nyanko-sensei/Madara
Akira Ishida as Sh?ichi Natori
Eiji It? as Shigeru Fujiwara
Hisayoshi Suganuma as Atsushi Kitamoto
Junichi Suwabe as Seiji Matoba
Kazuma Horie as Kaname Tanuma
Miki Itou as T?ko Fujiwara
Miyuki Sawashiro as Jun Sasada
Rina Satou as T?ru Taki
Ryohei Kimura as Satoru Nishimura
Sanae Kobayashi as Reiko Natsume
The anime seasons, as well as Midorikawa’s original manga, follows the life of a boy who possess the ability to see ghosts. He already had this ability since he was little. His name is Natsume.
Viz Media is currently releasing Book of Friends. Its 20th volume was launched earlier this spring and has caught up to the Japanese releases.
Book of Friends season 5 will be under the direction of Takahiro Omori. Sadayuki Murai takes on the task of handling the series composition. The series will be animated at Shuka. Finally, Akira Takata will take care of the character designs.