Eternal Boys Shares New PV Trailer & Additional Cast Members

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The production team for the original Eternal Boys anime series has shared a new PV trailer, as well as an additional voice cast for the series’ other male idol group members. The “mature idol project” will be streaming early on FOD (Fuji TV on Demand) on September 26, 2022. There will be 24 fifteen-minute episodes to air in total. 

Meanwhile, additional voice cast members have been added to voice new characters from the series’ other male idol bands. The groups primarily consist of: 

Gentlemen

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From L to R: Sawao, Etsuro, Renji, & Ui © 満プロ/永久少年プロジェクト
  • • Shoutarou Morikubo as Sawao Soda 
  • • Takuma Terashima as Etsuro Aizome 
  • • Jun Kasama as Renji Ii 
  • • KENN as Ui Hakosaka

Story of Love

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First row (L to R): Soki, Kento, & Nobunaga / Second row (L to R): Sakura, Chika, & Junjie © 満プロ/永久少年プロジェクト
  • • Chiaki Kobayashi as Soki Azuma
  • • Shuugo Nakamura as Kento Takanashi 
  • • Keisuke Koumoto as Nobunaga Odagiri 
  • • Shun Horie as Sakura Kagurazaka 
  • • Haruki Ishiya as Chika Higashijujo 
  • • Arthur Lounsbery as Junjie Lin 

They join a voice cast headlined by Daisuke Hirakawa as Kentaro Sanada, Katsuyuki Konishi as Naoki Ishida, Jun Fukuyama as Haru Asai, Daisuke Namikawa as Tsuyoshi Imagawa, Toshiyuki Morikawa as Daisuke Yamanaka, and Nozomu Sasaki as Makoto Kakizaki. Additional support cast members include Yuuko Noichi as Fukuko Manda, Haruka Chisuga as Pepechan, Yumiri Hanamori as Ren Ukita, and Hiroki Tochi as Nicolai Asakura.

The production team for Eternal Boys consists of migmi (Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town?) as director, Kimiko Ueno (Uchitama?! Have You Seen My Tama?) as series screenwriter, illustrator ma2 as original character designer, Seiko Asai (Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night co-action animation director) as character designer, and Yukari Hashimoto (Komi Can’t Communicate) as music composer. LIDENFILMS is handling the animation production and Manpuku Geinou Production is credited with the original concept. King Records is in charge of the theme song composition.

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A manga adaptation by Sana-chan was also launched in Media Factory’s Monthly Comic Gene magazine on April 15, 2022. 

Fuji Creative Corporation describes the anime’s synopsis on its website as: 

“The Mature Idol Project”

The latest project proposed by Manpuku Entertainment Productions, in a bid to revive the company.

Experienced in the successes and failures of the business world, 6 middle-aged men now face the many hurdles of age and physical ability, whilst pursuing their goal to become idols.

In an effort to prove that old dogs can learn new tricks, and that you can still learn to shine no matter your age, these middle-aged men, at the end of their ropes, are taking a stand!


Source: Eternal Boys Official Twitter, Eternal Boys Official Website

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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