Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari (うどんの国の金色毛鞠) is the Japanese slice of life and seinen anime TV series based on the Japanese manga series written by Shinomaru Nodoka.
Title: Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari
English: Poco’s Udon World
Premiered: October 9, 2016
Season: Fall 2016
Studios: Liden Films
Network: NTV, RNC
Genres: Fantasy, Seinen, Slice of Life
Ending Theme: “Sweet Darwin” by GOODWARP
Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari Synopsis
Sets in Kagawa Prefecture, located on the north side of Shikoku, facing the Seto Inland Sea, also known as Udon Prefecture.
Souta Tawara is a developer working in Tokyo. When he visits his family’s Udon place in his hometown Kagawa Prefecture, he discovers a young boy. Upon facing the boy, Souta soon finds out his secret and choose to quit his job in order to take care of the boy, Poko. The daily journeys of the two little by little enfold as Poco energetically navigates his way through Kagawa, the “Udon Kingdom, ” along with Souta.