One day before its premiere on July 7, avex posts a short version promotional video for smileY Inc's "Hanayuki," the ED theme for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Sou Hamayumiba's Yosakoi Dance-themed manga Hanayamata on YouTube. The version was first introduced in the live PR program broadcasted on Nico Nico Douga yesterday, which had the five main voice cast of the anime including the singer of the unit Yuka Ohtsubo who voices Tami Nishimikado.
The unit smileY inc. (pronounced as just "smiley") is a newly-formed two-member unit by Yuka Ohtsubo and famous vocaloid song producer Yuuyu who is best known for his Hatsune Miku song in 2010, "Shinkai Shoujo." Their 1st single "Hanayuki" (means Flower Snow) will be released on August 27.
The TV anime Hanayamata is set to broadcast every Monday starting on July 7, at 11:00am Pacific Time
for Crunchyroll's premium members, with free members able to watch one week later. It will be available to
its premium members worldwide ex Asia, with free members being able to watch in the following
territories: USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, the
Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.
"Hanayuki "short PV
smileY Inc. artist photo
"Hanayamata" anime PV (longer ver.) featuring the OP and ED song
Source: smileY Inc. official site
© Sou Hamayumiba, Houbunsha/"Hanayamata" Production Committee