A new anime ad has been released just today regarding the upcoming Dagashi Kashi anime, in the video we are also showcased the song “Checkmate!?” by the singer Michi. The anime itself is confirmed and set to release January 7th as well. In regards to the series let it be known that it originally began its release in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday and has since then been published in the magazine since starting on June 25th 2014. The series also has a light novel adaption in the works as well. Finally is the promo for the upcoming anime which can be seen below:
Now below is a plot summary of the series quoted from MAL:
Shikada Kokonotsu’s father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets company, comes to pay a visit. Apparently, Kokonotsu’s father is famous and she wants him to join her family’s company. However, he will only agree if she can convince Kokonotsu to take over the family business!