Otherside Picnic Release Date, New Preview Video, Plot, Cast, and Where To Watch?

Otherside Picnic Release Date

Otherside Picnic Release Date, New Preview Video, Plot, Cast, and Where To Watch?: The official website of the upcoming anime just released a new video that features the opening song of the anime. Otherside Picnic is based on a yuri light novel series of the same name written by Iori Miyazawa. The manga is loved by the fans because of the flavor of horror it has. But the main genre of the Otherside Picnic is Yuri. Hayakawa Publishing has released four-volume since 2017. A manga adaptation by Eita Mizuno came out in 2018. Let’s look at all the new information we have regarding the anime.

Otherside Picnic new visual
Otherside Picnic new visual

Otherside Picnic Plot

You can read the synopsis on the official site of the anime. The story revolves around a girl named Sorawo Kamikoshi. She navigates through a place she calls Otherside. She is rescued by  Toriko Nishina when she was paralyzed by an unknown creature. They both go back to Japan, to Ōmiya City, Saitama. Both of them became good friends and now they have to explore and survive in this unknown world where real ghost stories and dangerous beings like Kunekune exist. For research purposes and for-profit, both of them will have to survive through all of this.

If you like science fiction and yuri you will definitely love it. And if we are talking about horror, it will really depend on how the makers will adapt it. Because, if the makers can adapt the novel pretty well you will some good horror context in the anime. So it can be a hit and miss with horror fans but we will have to wait for anime to find that out.

Otherside Picnic Release Date

The anime will come out on January 4, 2021. Less than a week is left for the anime to premiere and every fan is excited about it.

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Otherside Picnic Cast and Staff

It was previously announced that Takuya Sati(Steins Gate) will direct the anime and LIDEN FILMS will look into the scripts. Character design will be handled by Ayumi Nishibata and Kazutaka Ema will be in charge of creature design. Masahiro Goto is the editor and Takeshi Watanabe will compose the music. Hiroki Matsumoto will handle the art direction.


Yumiri Hanamori will voice Sarao Kamikoshi and Ai Kayano will be Torko Nishina. More cast members will be announced on Saturday and we will update you as soon as something is revealed.

Otherside Picnic Preview 

The new preview was streamed on Tuesday which featured the opening song of the anime “Minikui Ikimono” (Ugly Creatures). The song is performed by CHICO with HoneyWorks. Miki Sato will perform the ending theme song whose title is not yet revealed. The 30-second trailer also showed us some glimpse of the anime and what we can expect from it.

Otherside Picnic Where To Watch?

The anime will premiere on all the major broadcasting channels in Japan. Funimation will stream the anime as it airs in Japan. As of now, there are no other sources available to watch the anime. But it might soon be available on Crunchyroll. Netflix also has the fashion to adopt these kinds of anime so we will see about that. We request you to use only legal and legit sources to watch the anime as it will promote the work of the creators.

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