Producers: Production Reed, Asahi Production

 

Synopsis: This anime follows Hakone the guardian spirit of a hot springs who has been a sleep for many years.  She is awoken into modern times where she has lost much of her powers and has to work with the locals to get her powers back.

 

Genres: Comedy, Seinen

 

Related manga or light novels: 

Onsen Yousei Hakone-chan (Manga)

 

Places To watch this Anime: 

Crunchyroll

Hulu

 

Air Dates: Oct 4, 2015 to Dec 27, 2015

 

Link to anime’s Site: 

Link to site

Number of episodes:

Episode 1 – Hakone-chan Has Descended!

Episode 2 – Hakone-chan and the Secret Box

Episode 3 – Hakone-chan and Hakoneko

Episode 4 – Hot Spring Spirit Hakone-chan

Episode 5 – Hakone-chan and Hakone-sama

Episode 6 – Hakone-chan and Miya-chan

Episode 7 – Hakone-chan and the Hot Spring Pool

Episode 8 – Hakone-chan and Jigokudani

Episode 9 – Hakone-chan and Otamagaike

Episode 10 – Hakone-chan and Gora Park

Episode 11 – Hakone-chan and the Tekkosen

Episode 12 – Hakone-chan and the New Hot Spring Spirits

Episode 13 – Hakone chanto mata atarashī nichijō

Saki Ono as Hakone

Taishi Murata as Tōya

Aoi Yūki as Gōra

Ayaka Asai as Aki

Ayana Taketatsu as Ashinoko

M.A.O as Haruna

Yūki Kuwahara as Miya

Ayaka Asai as Employee (ep 9)

Fumi Morisawa as Neighborhood Association President (eps 3-4)

Haruo Satou as Audience (Man 2) (ep 6), Uomasa (ep 3)

Kazunori Nomata as Audience (Man 1) (ep 6), Man 1 (ep 4), Man A (ep 5)

Megu Ashiro as Proprietress A (ep 3), Steamed bun lady (ep 5)

Minami Takahashi as Child A (ep 3), Woman 2 (ep 4), Woman A (ep 5)

Mitsuo Iwata as Hakoneko (ep 8)

Nozomi Furuki as Otama (ep 9)

Shōko Haraguchi as Proprietress B (ep 3), Woman 1 (ep 4)

Director: Takeyuki Yanase

Script: Korie Tomonaga, Momoko Murakami

Original creator: Daisuke Yui

Character Design: Takeyuki Yanase

Chief Animation Director: Masaaki Sakurai, Takeyuki Yanase

Key Animation: Akane Imada (ep 7), Katsumi Shimazaki (ep 8), Kyohei Ohyabu (eps 2, 7), Michiko Noda (ep 6), Takashi Hirabayashi (ep 7), Takeyuki Yanase (eps 1, 10), Tomomi Kanehara (eps 3, 7), Yoshiaki Matsuda (ep 6), Yukihiro Kobayashi (ep 6)

Theme Song Performance: Aoi Yūki (OP; as petit milday), Ayana Taketatsu (OP; as petit milday)