Crunchyroll began streaming a new OVA for the Natsume’s Book of Friends franchise on October 8, 2017. The OVA, titled “Suzunaru no Kirikabu” (The Stump of the Suzunaru Tree), is the first of two planned OVAs for the home video release of the sixth season in Japan.
In the first OVA, Natsume and Nyanko-sensei have left the house to go shopping, but they find an elderly man collapsed on the sidewalk, and help him get back home.
Natsume Yūjin-Chō Roku, the sixth anime in the franchise based on Yuki Midorikawa’s Natsume’s Book of Friends (Natsume Yūjin-Chō) manga, aired for 11 episodes starting on April 11, 2017. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired.