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Plus-Sized Elf Shares Main Trailer Days Before Debut

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The anime Plus-Sized Elf is set to debut on July 6, and ahead of this its main promotional video has dropped. In it you can hear part of the opening theme song “Fried☆Pride” being performed by “REAL AKIBA BOYZ loves Kasumi Taguchi&AiRyA from REAL AKIBA BAND.”

HIDIVE, which is signed on to stream the anime, will also be offering its world premier this week at Anime Expo in Los Angeles.

Plus-Sized Elf is being made at Elias, with Toshikatsu Tokoro (Why the Hell are You Here, Teacher!? and Hunter X Hunter: G I Final) helming the project as director. Looking toward the cast, Ayasa Ito plays Elfuda, Takahide Ishii plays Tomoatsu Naoe, Rena Hasegawa plays Kuroeda, Ayaka Fukuhara plays Oga, Miyu Kubota plays Kusahanada, Sora Tokui plays Meru, Madoka Asahina plays Raika, Aya Uchida plays Oku and Akiho Ino, Kotori Koiwai plays Kobo, Yuka Iguchi plays Sateru, Kaori Maeda plays Honeda, Aino Shimada plays Gonda, and Mikoi Sasaki plays Hitome.

As a fun aside, Elfuda has been made a “support ambassador” for the Japan French Fries Association.

Seven Seas Entertainment publishes the original manga by Synecdoche in America and gave this description for its plot:

Be sure to check out the brand-new anime premiering in 2024! The story of an elf struggling to lose weight after she discovered human French fries! And don’t miss the sequel manga series (also from Seven Seas), Plus-Sized Elf: Super Sized!

Naoe-kun, a massage therapist, is about to head home for the day when he’s saddled with a rather strange patient. This lovely lady has emerald eyes, pointy ears, and grew up in the forest–everything about her screams “elf,” except for one thing: her bodacious body. It turns out she left her world but loves junk food in this one, and now her obsession has caught up with her. Can Naoe-kun help this loveable elf girl lose the weight–and keep it off?

Source: ANN


Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, plus its sequel, Manga Art for Everyone, and the first-of-its-kind manga chalk book Chalk Art Manga, both illustrated by professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.