The release date for “Natsume Yuujinchou: Ishiokoshi to Ayashiki Raihousha” is decided to be on January 16, 2020. Also, it was announced that Hisako Kanemoto will appear as the guest voice actor.
“Natsume’s Book of Friends” is based on the best-seller manga with the same name by Midorikawa Yuki that had exceed 14 million copies issued, and it depicts the sad yet warm interaction between human and youkai. It has been approximately 2 years since the series’ first long original episode was released at the theatre in 2018. The latest anime consisting of two short episodes will be released at the theater.
Also, it was announced that Hisako Kanemoto will appear as the guest voice actor. She will be voicing Mitsumi, the small youkai “Ishiokoshi” that Natsume encounter in the forest and is responsible to wake up the divinity youkai, “Ishitestu” that is sleeping at the small wayside shrine. We had received Kanemoto’s comments.
“Natsume Yuujinchou: Ishiokoshi to Ayashiki Raihousha” will only be released at Shibuya Wald9 and other theatres on January 16, 2021. The details about the available theatres, the movie voucher, and others can be found at the official website
Comments from Kanemoto Hisako, the voice of Mitsumi
I really enjoyed the warm feeling from this work, and I am extremely happy that I was able to appear as Mitsumi this time.
I will try my best so that I am able to express Mitsumi’s thoughts properly. Do look forward to it!
(C) Midorikawa Yuki, Hakusensha／”Natsume’s Book of Friends” Production Committee