The latest from studio GAINAX starts July 8, at 9:30p.m. Pacific Time
Hey now! Here’s another new title announcement from Crunchyroll for the 2013 summer season of anime: studio GAINAX’s latest production Stella Women’s Academy, High School Division Class C3 will begin streaming every Monday starting on July 8, at 9:30p.m.
The show page will be live soon at www.crunchyroll.com/stella
Background and story:
Originally based off of a manga written by Ikoma and illustrated by Tomomoka Midori, Stella Women’s Academy, High School Division Class C3 centers around a group of high school girls who play airsoft. It is being produced by heavyweight studio GAINAX, of Evangelion fame, and is directed by Masayoshi Kawajiri, with character designs by Medaka Box animator Manami Umeshita.
The principle cast includes six girls: Karila Hatsuse, Honoka Mutsu, Yachiyo Hinata, Sonora Kashima, Rento Kirishima, and Yura Yamato. Ai Kayano, Meiko “Menma” Honma in Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, is cast as Karila, Chiwa Saito, Homura Akemi from Puella Magi Madoka, will be Honoka, Madoka Yonezawa, also known as Izumi Akazawa in Another, is Yachiyo, Miyuki Sawashiro, Hakaze Kusaribe from Blast of Tempest, will be Sonora, Yui Makino, who also voiced Sakura in Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, is Yura, and making her anime voice-acting debut, Rima Nishizaki will be cast as Rento.
Stella Women’s Academy, High School Division Class C3 will be available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories: USA, Canada, South Africa, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.