Okamoto Kitchen is excited to share that they will be releasing the Okamoto Kitchen original video animation (OVA) on Thanksgiving 2023 (November 23, 2023). To mark this special occasion, they have released a new trailer that introduces the English voice cast: Haru Umesaki, voiced by Cristina Vee, Chef Chizuru, voiced by Allegra Clark, Mickey, voiced by Patrick Seymour, Ling, voiced by Faye Mata, and Honey, voiced by Kimlinh Tran. Get ready to enjoy this exciting new OVA based on the real life food truck business of the same name.

The anime project was brought to life thanks to the support of 625 fans who backed the project on Kickstarter in 2019 with a total of $65,614 funds raised of its initial US$48,000. Japanese animation studio Magic Bus is responsible for the OVA’s layout and keyframes, while Studio Nine Lives handled the Paint & IB, and Industry Visual Effects took charge of Previz, CGI, and compositing with music by Layla Lane (Hidehito Ikumo & Valerie Stern).

What is Okamoto Kitchen?

Okamoto Kitchen At Anime Los Angeles 2019.

Okamoto Kitchen is a food truck business which was established by Chizuru and Gerald Abraham with the intention of introducing individuals with lesser-known, genuine Japanese delicacies such as Chicken Nanban, Cheese Mochi, and Classic Style Japanese Curry. The eatery’s lively Akiba-style atmosphere and outstanding customer service combine to create a memorable experience that you’ll be eager to share with your friends.

Hungry con-goers ordering at Anime Expo 2018

You can find Okamoto Kitchen, and their wonderful staff, catering to cosplayers and con attendees at various California conventions and local cities! To get detailed information about their schedule and appearances, please visit their website at https://okamotokitchen.com/#.

The OVA will be released for free on the official Okamoto Kitchen YouTube channel.

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Series Synopsis

The food truck industry is a brutal world! Savage races for parking spots, epic shonen food battles, and lots and lots of VIDEO GAMES! The naive Okamoto Kitchen food truck team of Haru, Chizuru, Mickey and Honey try their best to navigate their way around the unforgiving landscape of the Los Angeles food truck scene. Our heroes will have to push through the growing pains not only to figure out how to thrive in the food truck business, but to also discover who really has their best interests at heart. The culinary arts can sometimes be hard to digest.

The anime stars Cristina Vee as Haru Umesaki, Allegra Clark as Chef Chizuru, Patrick Seymour as Mickey, Faye Mata as Ling, and Kimlinh Tran as Honey

For more information on the series visit their official Website, https://okamotokitchen.com/anime/


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