Look for voice actress idol series to launch Wednesday, October 12th at 10:00AM PDT
Crunchyroll has announced the addition of Girlish Number to its fall 2016 anime lineup. The series is part of an idol voice actress multi-media project developed by writer Wataru Watari (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) and artist QP:flapper (Etotama, Celestial Method). Look for it to launch Wednesday, October 12th at 10:00AM PDT in territories including US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Latin America.
University student Chitose Karasuma dives into the voice acting industry full of dreams, hope, and ambition - but what is the reality that awaits her? Young women with wildly different personalities and backgrounds find themselves friends and competitors at the same time, but may need to join together to find the fame and fortune they all crave in this entertaining look into voice acting industry featuring a number of original pop songs.
Shouta Ihata, who recently worked on the Kantai Collection/KanColle TV anime series as the action director, makes his TV anime directorial debut for Diomedia. Sumie Kinoshita (The Mystic Archives of Dantalian, Medaka Box) serves as the anime character designer/chief animation director.
The OP song "Bloom" and ED song "Imawa Mijikashi Yumemiyo Otome" (The Present is Short, Have Dreams, Girls) are performed by the newly formed voice actress unit, Girish Number, consisting of Sayaka Senbongi (Chitose Karasuma), Kaede Hondo (Yae Kugayama), Yui Ishikawa (Koto Katakura), Eri Suzuki (Momoka Sonou), and Saori Ohnishi (Kazuha Shibasaki). The CD single of the OP song will be released on November 2, then that of the ED will follow on November 30.