News Suki-tte Ii na yo. Anime's Cast, Staff Revealed
posted on 2012-06-24 21:15 EDT
The cast is as follows:
- Ai Kayano as Mei Tachibana
- Takahiro Sakurai as Yamato Kurosawa
- Risa Taneda as Asami Oikawa
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Kenji Nakanishi
- Yumi Uchiyama as AIKO Mutō
- Minako Kotobuki as Megumi Kitagawa
- Tomoaki Maeno as Kai Takemura
Takuya Satō (Steins;Gate, Strawberry Marshmallow) is directing the series and is also handling the series composition. Toshimasa Kuroyanagi (episode director for Kimi ni Todoke, Minami-ke) is serving as series director, and Yoshiko Okuda (animation director for Casshern Sins) is handling the character designs. Junko Watanabe (NANA, Blood-C) is serving as chief animation director and Yuuji Nomi (Whisper of the Heart, Royal Space Force - The Wings of Honnêamise) is handling the music. ZEXCS is animating the series, which will air this fall.
The story of first love centers around Mei Tachibana, a girl who has never made friends or had a boyfriend in 16 years. One day, she accidentally injures Yamato Kurosawa, the school's most popular boy. For some reason, Yamato becomes interested in Mei and starts a one-sided friendship with her. He even protects her from a stalker — by kissing her.
Hazuki launched the manga in 2008, and Kodansha will publish the ninth compiled book volume in July.
Source: Comic Natalie