For the character, see Tamako Kitashirakawa
Tamako Market (たまこまーけっと Tamako Māketto) is a Japanese anime television series produced by Kyoto Animation and directed by Naoko Yamada. It began airing in Japan on January 10, 2013. The anime has been licensed in North America by Sentai Filmworks.
Tamako Kitashirakawa is the eldest daughter of a family which runs a mochi shop in her town's bustling Tama-ya shopping district. One day, Tamako encounters a strange talking bird named Dela Mochimazzi who takes up residence in her home. The series follows the everyday life of Tamako, her friends, family and neighbors, and this peculiar bird.
The Tamako Market anime television series is produced by Kyoto Animation and began airing on January 10, 2013 on Tokyo MX. The series is directed by Naoko Yamada and the script is written by Reiko Yoshida. The art director is Ikuko Tamine and the character designs are provided by Yukiko Horiguchi. The sound director is Yota Tsuruoka and the music is composed by Tomoko Kataoka. The opening theme is "Dramatic Market Ride" and the ending theme is "Neguse" (ねぐせ); both are sung by Aya Suzaki under her character name Tamako Kitashirakawa. The anime has been licensed in North America by Sentai Filmworks and it is streamed on the Anime Network. It is also streamed in the United Kingdom on Anime on Demand.