Move over anti-aging creams; Snow White’s apples are here to take the spotlight!
The heartwarming manga “Jiisan Baasan Wakagaeru” is becoming a TV anime, redefining the meaning of a second spring or a second chance in a delightful way.
So when can you watch it? Moreover, what is it even about?
The anime “Grandpa and Grandma Became Young” follows Shozo and Ine, an elderly couple enjoying a peaceful life in their Aomori Prefecture village. A mysterious apple from their farm miraculously de-ages them, and shenanigans follow. Scheduled for release in Japan in April 2024, with voice talents Shin-ichiro Miki as Grandpa Shozo and Mamiko Noto as Grandma Ine, this charming story is animated by animation studio Gekkou. Its global streaming platform is expected to be Crunchyroll, though unconfirmed.
Where to Watch Grandpa and Grandma Became Young Anime?
It has yet to be announced which streaming site will air the anime worldwide. However, it’s currently assumed that Crunchyroll will stream it.
What Is the Plot of Grandpa and Grandma Became Young Anime?
The manga “Jiisan Baasan Wakagaeru,” created by Kagiri Araido, debuted on Pixiv in October 2019, amassing an impressive 100 million views.
In 2020, it earned the #6 spot in the Web Manga category during the sixth “Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Taishō.”
Currently serialized in Japan by MF Comics in their Monthly Comic Alunna Seinen manga magazine, the seventh volume was published by Kadokawa on August 16, with plans to conclude the story in its eighth volume.
Notably, the series has achieved one million copies in circulation, including digital editions.
But what is the story about?
It revolves around Shozo and Ine, a beloved elderly couple relishing a tranquil life in their Aomori Prefecture village. Their world takes a fantastical turn when a mysterious apple from their farm grants them a remarkable anti-aging transformation, rejuvenating their bodies.
The unique twist is that despite their youthful appearances, Shozo and Ine remain true to their love of leisurely strolls, naps, and stolen glances that now come with newfound butterflies.
Accompanied by a promising trailer that hints at moments of laughter, heartwarming romance, and a touch of the fantastical, “Grandpa and Grandma are Rejuvenated” stands as a refreshing addition to the anime landscape.
Which Studio Is Animating the Grandpa and Grandma Became Young Anime?
The Gekkou animation studio is adapting this manga into an anime, and Masayoshi Nishida is in charge.
Yukie Sugawara is responsible for the anime series’ composition, while Nagisa Takahashi handles the character designs. As for the soundtrack, the experienced Tomoki Hasegawa is creating it.
Who Is in the Cast of Grandpa and Grandma Became Young Anime?
Here is the main voice-acting cast of the anime:
- Shin-ichiro Miki voices
- Grandpa Shozo.
- Mamiko Noto
- voices Grandma Ine.
- Nao Tōyama voices Shiori.
- Mino is voiced by Shiori Mikami.
When Will the Grandpa and Grandma Became Young Anime Be Released?
The Grandpa and Grandma Became Young anime will be released in Japan in April 2024. The precise date had yet to be announced.
So, are you excited about the anime? Have you read the manga? Did you like it?
Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.