The official Youtube channel of Ren Eguchi and Masa’s Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill (Tondemo Skill De Isekai Hōrō Meshi) light novel series premiered the anime’s 2nd PV. The video also revealed more cast members and theme songs. Van de Shop Performs the opening theme song “Zeitaku na Saji” (Exquisite Spoon).
The series will premiere exclusively in Japan on Amazon Prime Video and Hikari TV on January 10 at 11:45 p.m. (9:45 a.m.) It will then air on TV Tokyo and other networks on January 10 at 24:00 (January 11 at midnight or January 10 at 10:00 a.m. EST). Crunchyroll will stream the anime simultaneously as it airs in Japan.
The newly announced cast members includes:
Yō Taichi as the lively goddess of fire, Agni
Yuko Kaida as the glamorous goddess of earth, Kishar
Saho Shirasu as the cute goddess of water, Rusalka
The previously announced cast members are:
Yūma Uchida as Mukouda Tsuyoshi
Satoshi Hino as Fel
Hina Kino as Sui
Maaya Uchida as Ninrir
The staff includes:
- Director: Kiyoshi Matsuda
- Series Composition: Michiko Yokote
- Music: Kana Utatane, Kuricorder Quartet, Masato Kōda
- Original Creator: Ren Eguchi
- Original Character Design: Masa
- Character Design: Nao Ōtsu
- Art Director: Hisako Akagi
- Chief Animation Director: Nao Ōtsu, Sara Sakoe
- Sound Director: Kisuke Koizumi
- Director of Photography: Saho Sawada
- Color Design: Chikako Kamata
- Editing: Gō Sadamatsu
- Special Effects: Kumiko Taniguchi (Team Taniguchi)
- Theme Song Arrangement: Van de Shop (OP), Kana Utatane (ED)
- Theme Song Composition: Van de Shop (OP), Tom-H@ck (ED)
- Theme Song Lyrics: Van de Shop (OP), hotaru (ED)
- Animation Production: MAPPA
- Sound Production: dugout
WHAT IS THE STORY OF CAMPFIRE COOKING IN ANOTHER WORLD WITH MY ABSURD SKILL?
Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill is about an ordinary salaryman in Japan named Tsuyoshi Mukouda who has been summoned to another world by mistake with three young heroes. As he revealed that he doesn’t have any special characteristics to become a hero, he asked for some gold to spare and left the castle to find adventure, meeting the great Fenrir and the baby slime Sui. He spends his time adventuring and cooking campfire food in the wild.
Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill started as a novel series written by Ren Eguchi. It was first published on the self-publishing website Shousetsuka ni Narou! (Let’s Become Novelists!) in January 2016. It was later acquired by Overlap. It then began publishing the series with illustrations by Masa on its Overlap Novels imprint. Twelve volumes of the light novel have already been released as of June 2022. J-Novel Club announced that they licensed the light novel for English publication in March 2019.
A manga adaptation of the series illustrated by Akigishi K. began serialization on the Comic Gardo manga website on March 27, 2017. The series has compiled eight tankobon volumes as of November 2021.
A spin-off manga centering around the adventures of Mukouda’s baby slime pet Sui titled Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill: Sui’s Great Adventure (Tondemo Skill de Isekai Horou Meshi: Sui no Daibouken), illustrated by Momo Futaba began serialization in Comic Gardo website on August 24, 2018. The series’ individual chapters have been collected into six tankobon volumes as of November 2021. J-Novel Club announced that they also licensed the spin-off manga in English.