Ristorante Paradiso Toon Opens for Business

A new anime series based on Natsume Ono’s popular manga Ristorante Paradiso is set to launch on Japan’s Fuji TV Fuji next month. Animated by David Production, the 11-part series is directed by Mitsuko Kase (Mobile Suit Gundam 0083, Glass Maiden) and co-produced by Fuji TV, Kansai TV and Takai TV. Itsuko Takeda (Boys Be ‘) is adapting Ono’s characters for animation.

The charming manga follows the adventures of a young country girl named Nicoletta who ends up getting a job at her new stepfather’s restaurant in Rome. As expected from the genre, the colorful kitchen staff provide the heroine with hours of intrigue and romantic possibilities.

You can catch a 30-second promo video and TV commercial for the new show on the official website www.rispara.tv, (Click on the speciale/special button on the bottom of the page and then choose TV).