Digital comics by Mai Andou about boys who love Sanrio characters are published on Manga One and Sho-Comi
Sanrio has published a preview video advertising the Sanrio Danshi web manga, and the video features famous voice actors playing the 5 principal characters of the series by Mai Andou about handsome high school boys who are secretly infatuated with Sanrio mascot characters.
The voice cast includes:
- Takuya Eguchi as Kouta Hasegawa, a 2nd year high school student who is a fan of Pompompurin.
- Soma Saito as Yuu Mizuno, a 2nd year high school student who is a fan of My Melody.
- Jun Oosuka as Shunsuke Yoshino, a 2nd year high school student who is a fan of Hello Kitty.
- Hiroyuki Kagera as Ryou Nishimiya, a 1st year high school student who is a fan of Little Twin Stars.
- And Yuma Uchida as Seiichiro Minamoto, a 3rd high school student who is a fan of Cinnamoroll.
The Sanrio Danshi manga by Mai Andou is digitally distributed via the Manga One smart phone app. Another Sanrio Danshi online manga (also by Mai Andou) will begin publication on Shogakukan's Sho-Comi website in June of 2016.
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