Honey Lemon Soda Anime Makes a Sweet Debut in January 2025

Fuji TV Reveals Premiere Date for Honey Lemon Soda Anime at 2024 Press Conference

Honey Lemon Soda TV Anime

At the Fuji TV Anime Lineup Press Conference 2024 event held on Monday, the highly anticipated television anime adaptation of Mayu Murata’s Honey Lemon Soda manga was announced to premiere in January 2025 on the channel’s +Ultra programming block. The announcement has created a buzz among fans who have been eagerly waiting for the anime adaptation of the popular manga.

Production Details

The anime adaptation is being directed by Hiroshi Nishikiori, who has previously worked on popular anime such as A Certain Magical Index and IDOLiSH 7 the Movie LIVE 4 bit BEYOND THE PERiOD. J.C. STAFF, a well-known animation studio, is producing the anime.

Akiko Waba, who has worked on Blue Reflection Ray, is in charge of the series composition. Aimi Tanaka, the character designer for Sugar Apple Fairy Tale, is designing the characters. The music is being composed by Akira Kosemura, who has also worked on Ao no Orchestra. UNLIMITED PRODUCE by TMS is producing and planning the anime.

About the MangaHoney Lemon Soda anime

Mayu Murata launched the Honey Lemon Soda manga in Shueisha’s Ribon magazine in December 2015. The first compiled book volume of the manga was published by Shueisha in May 2016, with the manga’s 25th volume set to be released on April 24. As of February, the manga has a cumulative circulation of over 12 million copies, making it one of the most popular titles in Ribon magazine.

English Translationmanga cover

Yen Press is the English publisher of the manga, with the fifth volume set to be released on March 19. The English translation has been well-received by fans who have praised the quality of the translation and the attention to detail. The English version of the manga is expected to increase the popularity of the series among English-speaking audiences.


Honey Lemon Soda tells the story of Uka Ishimori, a middle school student who has forgotten how to laugh or cry due to the scars left by her past experiences. However, her life changes when she reunites with a boy with lemon-colored hair, who inspires her to reach out for help and find happiness.

Live-Action Film AdaptationHoney Lemon Soda Live-Action

The manga has also inspired a live-action film adaptation, which was released in 2021. The film was directed by Kōji Shintoku, with Riko Fukumoto playing the role of Uka Ishimori. The live-action adaptation was well-received by fans and critics alike, with many praising the film for its faithful adaptation of the manga.

With the anime’s premiere date set for January 2025, fans of the Honey Lemon Soda manga can look forward to seeing their favorite characters come to life on the small screen. The anime adaptation is expected to be a faithful adaptation of the manga, with the talented staff and production team working hard to bring the story to life for fans around the world.

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