Satoshi Kuwabara (The Quintessential Quintuplets) serves as director at Tezuka Productions
The official website for the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of Hitoma Iruma's light novel Adachi to Shimamura / Adachi and Shimamura has posted a 50-second first PV and a teaser visual featuring its two protagonist high school girls, Sakura Adachi (CV: Akari Kito) and Hougetsu Shimamura (Miku Ito). The clip also introduces three additional voice cast and main staff including director Satoshi Kuwabara (The Quintessential Quintuplets).
The TV anime Adachi to Shimamura is set to premiere on TBS sometime in 2020.
1st PV :
- Satoshi Kuwabara (The Quintessential Quintuplets)
- Series composition: Keiichiro Daichi (Aikatsu!, Yo-Kai Watch)
- Character design: Shizue Kaneko (If Her Flag Breaks)
- Anime Production: Tezuka Productions (Black Jack)
Main voice cast:
- Sakura Adachi: Akari Kito (Nezuko Kamado in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
- Hougetsu Shimamura: Miku Ito (Miku Nakano in The Quintessential Quintuplets)
- Akira Hino: Manami Numakura (Hibiki Ganaha in The [email protected])
- Taeko Nagafuji: Reina Ueda (Akane Shinjo in SSSS.Gridman)
- Yashiro Chikama: Iori Saeki (Maiko Kurashiki in Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine)
The original novel series has been published from the publisher's Dengeki Bunko imprint since March 2013 and so far eight volumes have been available. This is the author's second series that gets its TV anime adaptation, following Dempa Onna to Seishun Otoko (Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl), which was adapted into a 12-episode TV anime by Shaft in 2011.
Its story follows two high school girls, Sakura Adachi and Hougetsu Shimamura. They became friends after the encounter on the second floor of the gymnasium. They have spent normal life such as talking about their favorite TV shows and cooking, playing ping-pong sometimes, and gradually formed a friendship with each other. Then, Adachi starts having a special feeling toward Shimamura. Being in anguish over the feeling inside of her, Adachi will spend a little different everyday life together with Shimamura.
1st and 8th volume covers:
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