Kana Hanazawa as character Mei Mei is getting ready to release single “Bamboo Rendez-Vous” which is featured as an ending theme for anime Polar Bear Café (Shirokuma Café). Kana Hanazawa voices the character Mei Mei (Panda’s sister) in the ongoing comedy anime. Cover jackets and other release details are updated on the single that’s hitting stores March 13th 2013 – more details and audio preview follow.
Voice actress and singer Kana Hanazawa (23) just released her first full-length album “claire” which includes her four solo singles, new songs, and more for a total of 14 tracks. The album’s one CD-only edition hit stores February 20th 2013 and fans propelled it to #6 on the Oricon weekly charts.
Kana Hanazawa has another busy season voicing characters in several continuing anime such as Zetsuen no Tempest: The Civilization Blaster (Blast of Tempest), Polar Bear Café, From the New World, and Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic.
Anime Polar Bear Café (Shirokuma Café) is adapted from comedy manga by Aloha Higa that follows the daily story of a café run by a polar bear and frequented by pandas, penguins, grizzly bears, other animals, and humans. The anime began airing April 2012 and is scheduled to end this spring 2013 after a run of approximately 50 episodes.
Polar Bear Café airs on TV Tokyo at 5:30pm Thursdays and is available outside of Japan on Crunchyroll. Check our Crunchyroll Updates page for all the latest streaming anime episodes or hit the link for Polar Bear Café for all the episodes and related stories.
New single “Bamboo Rendez-Vous” aired as the anime’s 10th ending theme for episodes 39 – 42. The single comes on two editions,
– Limited with DVD that includes the creditless ending animation featuring the title song. First Press adds bonus “Shirokuma Café” (Polar Bear Café) goods.
– Regular CD-only.