Electronics maker Kyocera began streaming on Thursday its second original anime short “Watashi no Hashtag ga Haenakute” (My Hashtag Does Not Shine) on YouTube.
The anime stars:
Saori Hayami as Yume
Yuuki Kaji as Minoru
SHISHAMO perform the theme song “Kirakira.”
A Silent Voice‘s and To Your Eternity manga creator Yoshitoki Ōima drafted the original character designs. Koichi Chigira (Tokyo Babylon, Full Metal Panic!, Last Exile) directed the anime at Bandai Namco Filmworks.
The anime takes place in the “smart city” envisioned by Kyocera. In the short, people express themselves through hashtags on aerial displays. Yume, who lacks self-confidence, tries to come up with a special hashtag, known as a “rare tag.” Minoru, her senior, has multiple “rare tags.”
Kyocera’s first full…