In January of 2020, the 14th Volume of the Light Novel Series “Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear” written by Kumanano will be receiving an Anime Adaptation. This Isekai light novel-based anime is set to air on the 7th of October 2020 in Japan on AT-X and other platforms. A total of 2 Promotional Videos have been released on the Kadokawa Anime Channel on YouTube along with a Key Visual.
The Anime adaptation of “Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear” will be handled by Studio EMT Squared, and the role of Director will be shared amongst Yuu Nobuta and Hisashii Ishii. The Script for the anime will be written by Takashi Aoshima, and the Character Designs will be taken care of by Yuki Nakano. The Light Novel series was written by Kumanano and illustrated by 029,”Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear”, was first published on a user-generated novel website called Shōsetsuka ni Narō back in October of 2014. The series was then serialized in the Shufu to Seikatsu Sha’s PASH! Books on 29th of May 2015, and is currently ongoing with a total of 15 volumes released consisting of over 300 chapters.
Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear light novel has also inspired a Manga Adaptation, which is illustrated by Sergei and was serialized in Shufu to Seikatsu Sha’s Comic PASH! back in March of 2018. The manga adaptation so far has released a total of 4 volumes and is also currently ongoing.
The Main Cast For The Anime Include:
- Maki Kawase (who has voiced the character of Konno Junko from Zombieland Saga) will be voicing the character of Yuna.
- Azumi Waki (who has voiced the character of Senko from The Helpful Fox Senko-san) will be voicing the character of Fina.
- Rina Hidaka (who has voiced the character of Filo from The Rising of The Shield Hero) will be voicing the character of Noire Foschurose.
- Miyu Tomita (who has voiced the character of Rizu Ogata from We Never Learn!) will be voicing the character of Shuri.
Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear – What is it about?
The story is about a shut-in 15-year-old girl named Yuna, who, due to her intelligence, was able to amass a huge fortune through the Stock Market. Since she has earned so much money, her parents don’t say much as long as she pays them.
Upon getting tired of her parents greed, she moves to a Luxurious Apartment alone and decides to give up on going to school. Instead she uses that time to play a VRMMORPG game called “World Fantasy Online” day in and day out. Upon updating the game, she receives a nontransferable outfit which is the strongest in the entire game.
Yuna, although really happy is torn between actually using that outfit as it looks extremely cute and embarrassing but her opinion of the Outfit immediately changes when she gets transported into the game and needs to fend off against monsters. Inside the game, she becomes the strongest as long as she wears that outfit and decides to continue wearing it as she explores the new world she has been sent to.