Ayane Sakura Joins the Cast of "Orange" TV Anime

Adaptation of Ichigo Takano's romance manga with a time-travel twist debuts on Tokyo MX on July 03

Additional voice actors have been announced for Orange, an upcoming TV anime based on the romance manga with a time travel twist by Ichigo Takano. 



Ayane Sakura will play Rio Ueda, a third year student who is described as being the "madonna" of the school. Like Kakeru, she also began her school life as a transfer student from Tokyo, and as the story progresses she begins to develop feelings for Kakeru.



The voice actors for Naho Takamiya's parents were also announced: Naho's mother will be played by Kikuko Inoue, while her father will be played by Tomohiro Tsuboi.


The Orange TV anime is directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki and features animation by Telecom Animation Film and TMS Entertainment. The series debuts on Tokyo MX on July 03, 2016, with additional broadcasts scheduled later on TV Aichi, Asahi Broadcasting, TV. Shinshu, BS11, and AT-X. Orange will also be simulcast on Crunchyroll.



Crunchyroll describes the Orange TV anime as follows:


"During the spring of her second year of high school, Naho receives a letter. Its sender is herself from ten years in the future.


Naho thinks it's a prank at first, but when the things written in the letter start to come true one by one, she realizes that the letter is telling her of events that will happen in her future.


It tells her that she'll fall in love with Kakeru, a new student who transfers to her school... and that he'll die in the winter of his 17th year.


After learning the regrets and wishes of the 26-year-old Naho following Kakeru's death, what can the 16-year-old Naho do differently?"




Official Orange TV anime home page


Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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