Reiko Hiroshima's Children Novel Fushigi Dagashiya Zenitendo Gets TV Anime



Toei Animation has confirmed {that a} TV anime adaptation of Reiko Hiroshima’s kids novel collection Fushigi Dagashiya Zenitendo (Mysterious Sweet Retailer Zenitendo) is within the works.


The fantasy novel collection that includes the illustrations by jyajya has been printed by Kaiseisha since Might 2013. Thus far 13 volumes have been launched, printing greater than 1.15 million copies. Its first quantity was ranked second within the second annual kids e-book reputation ballot in Might 2020 voted by Japanese main college college students.




“Zenitendo is a mysterious sweet retailer that solely the fortunate ones can attain. Beniko, the proprietor of the shop, gives a wide range of sweet to satisfy the wants of every individual. However in case you do not eat it or use it in the correct means… It is as much as you whether or not you can be comfortable or sad!”



An episode from the anime, based mostly on “Tsuritaiyaki” from the novel’s first quantity, was included within the lineup for the newest “Toei Manga Matsuri” (Toei Manga Pageant), which was initially set to be launched in Japan on April 24. However the competition screening a number of brief motion pictures for youngsters has been postponed to a future date as a result of COVID-19 outbreak. The nine-minute episode was directed by Satoshi Tomioka (USAVICH) on a screenplay by Yuji Kobayashi (Sailor Moon Crystal). 



シリーズ累計115万部突破の大人気シリーズ「ふしぎ駄菓子屋 銭天堂」のテレビアニメ化が決定しました!

— 東映アニメーション公式 (@toeianime_info) June 23, 2020



Novel’s 1st and 13th quantity covers:



Trailer for “Toei Manga Matsuri”:



Supply: “Fushigi Dagashiya Zenitendo” TV anime teaser website, Toei Animation official Twitter, “Toei Manga Matsuri” official web site


©Reiko Hiroshima, jyajya/Kaiseisha/Zenitendo Manufacturing Committee