Natsume’s Book of Friends the anime is getting a season 7 in line with the anime’s 15th anniversary celebration. It is worth noting that the new season will be called “Natsume’s Book of Friends – Lacquer.” Anniversary trailer and preview released:
Natsume’s Book of Friends is a manga series by Yuki Midorikawa. It was serialized by Hakusensha LaLa DX from June 2003 to April 2008 before moving to LaLa in 2007 Viz Media has licensed the manga in English, with 28 volumes currently released:
Takashi Natsume can see the spirits and demons that hide from the rest of humanity. He was always separated from other people because of his gift, passing from relative to relative, never fitting in. Now he is a troubled high school student who has come to live in the small town where his grandmother grew up. And there he discovers that he inherited not only the sight from the mysterious Reiko.
Yuki Midorikawa is known for his other manga works which include It’s Hotarubi no Mori (In the forest of fireflies), Hiiro no Isu (The scarlet chair) and Akaku Saku Koe (The voice that blooms red).
The franchise ran for six anime seasons, with the final season airing in 2017. Anime directors include Takahiro Omori (Season 1 to Season 4) and Kotomi Deai (Season 5 to Season 6). Brain’s Base (season 1 to season 4) and Shuka (season 5 to season 6) studios worked on the animation. Crispy roll broadcasts all seasons of the series.
source: Official Twitter
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