Dagashi Kashi (だがしかし) is the first anime adaptaion of Dagashi Kashi by Studio feel. It was aired under the TBS channel from January 7, 2016 to March 31, 2016.
The first season was directed by Shigehito Takayanagi who is also supervising the scripts alongside with Yasuko Kamo. Aside from Kamo, scriptwriters also include Tatsuhiko Urahata, and Michiko Yokote. Kanetoshi Kamimoto is the character designer and Satoshi Moyomata is the sound director.
Funimation licensed the English dub and it was launched on February 10, 2016.
- See Also: Dagashi Kashi#Plot
The Dagashi Kashi anime loosely follows the plot of the manga, where in any order tells the life of Kokonotsu Shikada living in the countryside. It all started from an argument between his father, Yō Shikada who wanted him to become the successor of the family business about candy.
Until Hotaru Shidare walks in, she keeps persuading Kokonotsu to take over. As the series unfolds, Kokonotsu meets Saya Endō and Tō Endō talking about life in the countryside where candy is occasionally involved. Most of the series discusses about candies and snacks with its origins and it is adapted into twelve episodes.
List of Episodes
|1||Umaibō, Fries, and... / Coffee Milk Candies, Young Donuts and...||January 7, 2016|
|2||Kinako-bou, Namaiki Beer, and... / Fue Ramune, Menko, and...||January 14, 2016|
|3||Buta-men, Kuru Kuru Bou Jelly, and... / Bontan-ame, Seven Neon, and...||January 21, 2016|
|4||Fugashi, Fugashi, and... / Glico, Glico, and...||January 28, 2016|
|5||Bottle Ramune, Baby-Star Ramen, and... / Yatta Men, Watch Out for the Sour Grape, and...||February 4, 2016|
|6||Super Himo Q, Ohajiki, and sometimes Maken Gumi... / Yoguret, Coconuts, and...||February 18, 2016|
|7||Summer Festival, Hotaru, and... / Summer Festival, Saya, and...||February 25, 2016|
|8||Super Scary Story Gum, Typhoon, and... / Kendama, Popping Fortune-Telling Chocolate, and...||March 3, 2016|
|9||Wata-pachi, Lucky Choco-droppings, and... / Sakura Daikon, Egg Ice Cream, and...||March 10, 2016|
|10||That's Dagashi!||March 17, 2016|
|11||Cola Gum, You and... / Miyako Kombu, Ramune and...||March 24, 2016|
|12||Taberundesu Hi, Sakuranbo no Uta, and... / Morinaga Milk Caramel, Sakuma Drops, and...||March 31, 2016|
|Ayana Taketatsu||Tabitha Ray||Hotaru Shidare|
|Atsushi Abe||Todd Haberkorn||Kokonotsu Shikada|
|Manami Numakura||Sara Ragsdale||Saya Endō|
|Tatsuhisa Suzuki||Justin Pate||Tō Endō|
|Keiji Fujiwara||Jeremy Inman||Yō Shikada|
|Volume 1||Volume 2||Volume 3||Volume 4||Volume 5||Volume 6|
|March 16, 2016||April 20, 2016||May 18, 2016||June 15, 2016||July 20, 2016||August 20, 2016|
When the final episode aired, Nick Creamer of AnimeNewsNetwork gave an overall grade of B and said that, "In the end, Dagashi Kashi remained what it's always been: a light show that's never likely to truly impress or disappoint, but is perfectly content to simply be its warm and endearing self." G.B. Smith of The Fandom Post thought that the show's a worth a watch, although he is not sure about its future rewatch value. He also gave the final episode and the first season a B+. 
- Ayana Taketatsu (Hotaru) and Keiji Fujiwara (Yo) tasted real snacks featured from each episode of the anime in a bonus series called,"Hotaru to Yo no DAGASHI TV" which is included in the DVD/Blu-ray.
- All of the DVD/Blu-ray covers are designed by Kotoyama, the mangaka.