VIDEO: Latest "Ao Haru Ride" Ads and Visual

Production I.G's shoujo manga adaptation scheduled for July

New ads for the summer anime adaptation of Io Sakisaka's shoujo manga Ao Haru Ride have been accompanied by a site update with a new visual. Scheduled for July, Ai Yoshimura (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, Daily Lives of High School Boys storyboard artist and episode director) will helm the anime from Production I.G with Tomoko Konparu (Kimi ni Todoke) on composition.

 

The series will be debuting on July 7th.

 

 

 

Previously...

 

 

2nd PV

 

 

1st PV

 

 

The main voice cast:

Maaya Uchida as Futaba Yoshioka

Yuuki Kaji as Kou Mabuchi

Ai Kayano as Yuuri Makita

Mikako Komatsu as Shuko Murao

Kenn as Aya Kominato

Daisuke Hirakawa as Youichi Tanaka

 

The main staff:

Original story: Io Sakisaka (Bessatsu Margaret)

Director: Ai Yoshimura

Series composition: Tomoko Konparu

Scenario: Tomoko Konparu, Yuka Yamada, Miharu Hirami

Character design: Reina Igawa

Art director: Yuji Kaneko

Art coordinator: Yukie Inose

Color design: Izumi Hirose

Photography director: Yukiko Matsumoto

Editing: Taeko Hamauzu

Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki

Music: Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Keiko Ohsaki, Shota Hashimoto

Animation Production: Production I.G

Production: "Ao Haru Ride" Production Committee

 

CHiCO with HoneyWorks perform opening "Sekai wa Koi ni Ochiteiru"

 

A drama CD was offered with the recently released 10th volume of the manga.

 

  

And, there's a live-action movie planned for December with 21-year-old actress/fashion model Tsubasa Honda (FASHION STORY-Model-It All Began When I Met You) and 26-year-old Masahiro Higashide (Crows Explode) as the leads.

 

Takahiro Miki, who previously worked on three live-action adaptation films based on popular manga series—Solanin (2010), Bokura ga Ita/We Were There (2012), and the upcoming Hot Road (2014)—serves as the director with the script by Tomoko Yoshida (Kanojo wa Uso o AishisugiteruHot Road).

 

 

(from left) Yua Shinkawa as Shuko Murao, Ryo Yoshizawa as Aya Kominato, Izumi Fujimoto as Yuuri makita,

Yu Koyanagi as Yoichi Tanaka

 

 

 

 


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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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