Kageki Shoujo!! Anime Gets New PV, Cast Members, July 3 Premiere

The official website for the anime adaptation of Kumiko Saiki’s Kageki Shoujo!! manga revealed a new PV, a character trailer for Sarasa Watanabe, additional cast members, and July 3 premiere date for the anime.

The newly added cast members include Kana Hanazawa as Hijiri Nojima, Mikako Komatsu as Risa Nakayama, Yuka Terasaki as Akemi Takei, Junichi Suwabe as Mamoru Ando, Kenji Nojima as Taichi Narata, Kengo Takanashi as Akiya Shirakawa, and Takehito Koyasu as Kōsaburō Shirakawa. Other cast members include Sayaka Senbongi as Sarasa Watanabe, Yumiri Hanamori as Ai Narata, Sumire Uesaka as Sawa Sugimoto, Yō Taichi as Kaoru Hoshino, Rico Sasaki as Ayako Yamada, Risae Matsuda as Chika Sawada, Satsumi Matsuda as Chiaki Sawada, and Hiroki Nanami as Sei Satomi. The three-member band saji will perform the opening theme song “Hoshi no Orchestra” (“Starry Orchestra”).

The anime’s main staff includes Kazuhiro Yoneda (Yona of the Dawn) as director, Tadashi Morishita (Yona of the Dawn) as series composer, Takahiro Kishida (Haikyuu!!) as character designer, Tsuneyoshi Saito (Fafner in the Azure) as music composer, Yasuji Sakagami (Durarara!!) as color designer, Yasuhiro Asagi (Gleipnir) as director of photography, Daisuke Imai (Ergo Proxy) as editor, Yukio Nagasaki (Akudama Drive) as sound director, Hiromichi Tanigawa (The Tatami Galaxy) as art director, and Miyuki Koga (Bakemonogatari) as prop designer. The animation production will be from PINE JAM, with music production from King Records.

Seven Seas Entertainment published Kageki Shoujo!!’s manga in English and describes its story as:

Like the Takarazuka Revue, the young women who go to the arts academy Kouka Kageki High School play all the parts of musical theater, be they female or male. Narada Ai is a jaded former idol performing female roles—her roommate, playing male roles, is bright-eyed country girl Watanabe Sarasa. From the school to the stage to the rest of their lives, there is no challenge these young women can’t face with their passion for performance.


Source: Kageki Shoujo!! anime’s website

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