Hatsuno Sei x Ooya Hiroko Dialogue Part 3: What’s next for HaruChika?
This is the third and last part of the dialogue between HaruChika author Hatsuno Sei and book reviewer Ooya Hiroko. The author talks about the use of social minorities in his works and the next developments in HaruChika. Translated from the article at honto.jp on March 30, 2016. Longing for an utopia filled with heavy themes Ooya: HaruChika is a humor […]
Hatsuno Sei x Ooya Hiroko Dialogue Part 2: One Foot into Fantasy
The second part of the dialogue between HaruChika author Hatsuno Sei and book reviewer Ooya Hiroko on the fantasy elements in HaruChika and his other works. Translated from the article at honto.jp on March 30, 2016. HaruChika has one leg in fantasy, doesn’t it? Ooya: Hatsuno-san. In 2002 you debuted with “Mizu no Tokei”(Water Clock), which was modeled after […]
Hatsuno Sei x Ooya Hiroko Dialogue Part 1: HaruChika Anime Adaptation
Thie first part of a translation of a dialogue between HaruChika author Hatsuno Sei and book reviewer Ooya Hiroko on the HaruChika anime adaptation and the novels. Originally posted at honto.jp on March 30, 2016. Talking with that person about books – 6: Hatsuno Sei x Ooya Hiroko (2016/03/20) In this corner book reviewer Ooya Hiroko […]
HaruChika Movie Comments
A translation of the comments on the upcoming HaruChika movie (2017) by main leads Satou Shouri and Hashimoto Kanna, original author Hatsuno Sei, director Ichii Masahide, and Kadokawa producer Imayasu Reiko. Satou Shouri (Sexy Zone) Kamijou Haruta’s actor How did you feel when you were cast in the main role of Kamijou Haruta? My heart danced […]
HaruChika Anime: Casting the Voice Actors
Here is a partial translation of the HaruChika anime interview with the Director Hashimoto Masakazu and Producer Tsuji Mitsuhito, which was published on animeanime.jp on December 31, 2015. This part of the interview covers the casting decisions of the main characters of the HaruChika anime. The reasons why they chose Hanae Natsuki for the teacher are especially interesting.
HaruChika Author Talks About the Anime
A translation of an article originally published at Mantan-Web.jp on December 5, 2015 prior to the broadcasting of the HaruChika anime. HaruChika Author Hatsuno Sei talks about the anime adaptation, his mystery novel, and Satomi Hakkenden influences The anime adaptation of Hatsuno Sei-san’s mystery novel HaruChika series (Kadokawa) will start from January 2016. Other than those who […]
HaruChika Author Interview (Dokusho no Izumi)
HaruChika author Hatsuno Sei was interviewed in September 2015 for University Co-Op’s Dokusho no Izumi column. University Co-Op released the first two sections on the website with the remainder published in their magazine. The interview contains some spoilers for stories occurring after the HaruChika anime. The first section in particular has talk about the most recently published book “Planet Charon”. If you prefer […]