Happy Sugar Life: Kaito Ishikawa will replace Yuichiro Umehara in the anime

The official website of Tomiyaki Kagisora's animated television adaptation of the Happy Sugar Life manga has revealed that Kaito Ishikawa will replace Yuichiro Umehara as the voice of Daichi Kitaumekawa. Umehara was hospitalized last May for an autoimmune disease that affected his nervous system and is currently in treatment and rest with no definite date back to work.

The series has dated its premiere for July 14 at 1:55 within the Animeism block of TBS and MBS. As for its online broadcast will be exclusive Amazon Prime Video both inside and outside Japan.

The cast announced is like this:

Kana Hanazawa as Sato Matsuzaka
Misaki Kuno as Shio Kobe
Yumiri Hanamori as Asahi Kobe
Natsuki Hanae as Taiyo Mitsuboshi
Aya Suzaki as Shoko Hida
Kaito Ishikawa as Daichi Kitaumekawa
Kikuko Inoue as Sato's aunt

Keizou Kusakawa (Kancolle, Fuuka) will be the project's chief director, while Nobuyushi Nagayama (My Girlfriend is Shobitch) will direct the series as such under the Ezo'la studioTouko Machida (DIVE !!) is in charge of the scripts, while Shoko Yasuda (without Nanatsu no Taizai) designs the characters.

Youko Matsubara is responsible for the color, Kiyotaka Yachi for the direction of funds, Yasuyuki Itou for the direction of photography and Yuuji Oka for the edition. Yayoi Tateishi is the sound director, while Koichiro Kameyama composes the music. The opening of the series will put Nanawoakari.

ReoNa (Sword Art Online: Alternative Gun Gale Online) will be in charge of ending the series with the song "Sweet Hurt", whose single will be put for sale on August 29 as the artist's first single.

High-schooler Matsuzaka Satou has a reputation for being easy, but one day her lifestyle of sleeping with one boy after another comes to an end. It happens when she meets the child Shio, for whom she is convinced she feels true love for the first time. Satou may seem sweet and innocent, but there is nothing she won't do to protect their life together, including committing murder. But from where did she acquire the little girl, and how long can their "Happy Sugar Life" together last?

Happy Sugar Life debuted in the pages of the Gangan Joker in 2015 and its seventh compilation volume went on sale on March 22.

Learn more about the anime on its official website. Learn more about this news in its original source.