Crunchyroll to Stream "Uta no Prince Sama 2 " Anime

Starts April 3 at 11:00am Pacific Time. Season One also added.

Another spring 2013 anime simulcast announcement is out of the gate at Crunchyroll, and this time, the male idol extravaganza known as Uta no Prince Sama 2 joins the lineup.  

 

Based on the visual novel game, Uta no Prince Sama 2 is set to broadcast every Wednesday starting on April 3, 2013 at 11:05am Pacific Time for its premium members, and April 10 for free members.

 

 

Story and background

 

Uta no Prince Sama 2 is the sequel to the anime Uta no Prince Sama 1, both of which are based off of the popular visual novel game for the Sony PlayStation Portable. The plot centers around a girl named Haruka Nanami who enters the prestigious performing arts schoolSaotomeAcademy and dreams of being a composer for her favorite idol. However, when she winds up being partnered with six gorgeous male idols-in-training, in a school where romance is prohibited, things start to get interesting!

 

Produced by the famed A-1 Pictures animation studio (Fairy Tail, Anohana, Sword Art Online), Uta no Prince Sama 2 stars six talented singers/voice actors in the roles of the six main male characters: Hiro Shimono as Syo Kurusu, Junichi Suwabe as Ren Jinguji, Kenichi Suzumura as Masato Hijirikawa, Kisho Taniyama as Natsuki Shinomiya, Mamoru Miyano as Tokiya Ichinose, and Takuma Terashima as Otoya Ittoki. Veteran voice actress Miyuki Sawashiro stands out among all the guys as their female composer, Haruka Nanami.

 

Uta no Prince Sama 2 will be available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories:USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Netherlands, and Scandinavia. 

 

Season One will also be added to the Crunchyroll library, date and time to be announced later on, but regions are the same for both.

 

The series page is up at www.crunchyroll.com/utapri


More show annoucements coming soon!

 

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Patrick Macias is editor in chief of Crunchyroll News. He also runs the Japanese Fashion Inferno tumblr blog. Follow him on twitter at @Patrick_Macias.

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