Launch Date and Regions Announced for “sweetness & lightning” Anime on Crunchyroll

It was first announced last week as part of the Crunchyroll Summer ROLLOUT, but now we have more info for you regarding the upcoming stream of sweetness & lightning (AKA Amaama to Inazuma), based on the manga by Gido Amagakure. Read on for more details!


sweetness & lightning launches Monday, July 4 at 10:35am PT for Crunchyroll members worldwide except for Asia.

About sweetness & lightning

Kohei is a single father and high school teacher who lives with his only daughter.  A chance encounter brings him together with Kotori, one of his students.  The three of them start to meet together to make meals.  None of them know how to cook, but they all love delicious food!  ”sweetness & lightning” is a heartwarming and fun experience that you’re sure to love!


One Week Friends‘ Tarou Iwasaki directs the TMS production. Mitsutaka Hirota (Prince of Tennis II) is writing series composition with Hiroki Harada (Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal) on character designs.


Leads include Yuichi Nakamura as Kouhei Inuzuka, Rina Endou as Tsumugi Inuzuka and Saori Hayami as Kotori Iida, along with Haruka Tomatsu as loud middle school girl Shinobu and Tomokazu Seki as cafe/bar manager Yagi.


An English language version of the manga is available via Crunchyroll Manga, and who describe the story as follows:




Patrick Macias is editor in chief of Crunchyroll News & Otaku USA magazine.

He is also the writer of HYPERSONIC music clubParanoia Girls, & PARK Harajuku: Crisis Team!