News Ami Koshimizu, Takahiro Mizushima Star in Ane Log Sibling Comedy Anime
posted on 2014-06-30 10:30 EDT
Shogakukan began streaming a promotional video for the original video anime (OVA) of Kenji Taguchi's comedy manga Ane Log - Moyako Nee-san no Tomaranai Monologue (Sister's Log - Moyako's Monologue That Won't Stop) on Monday:
Moyako: I'm the oldest daughter in the Konoe family, Moyako Konoe.
Text: Oldest daughter in the Konoe family, Moyako Konoe
Moyako: And that's my younger brother, Akira Konoe.
Text: Younger brother Akira Konoe
Mayako & Text: My brother is … a pervert!
Text: Creator: Kenji Taguchi (Published by Shogakukan's Shonen Sunday Comics)
Moyako: An anime of Ane Log, the hugely popular manga now being serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine, has been green-lit!
Text: Director: Tetsuo Ichimura
Text: Script/Series Script Supervisor: Natsuko Takahashi
Moyako: I'm a beautiful, talented, popular high school girl but I jumped to the wrong conclusions! It's a great delusional romantic comedy!
Text: Character Design: Eriko Itō
Production: Brains Base
Text: Moyako Konoe Character Voice: Ami Koshimizu
Text: Akira Konoe Character Voice: Takahiro Mizushima
Text: Kasumi Kurose Character Voice: Satomi Akesaka
Moyako: The OVA-bundled limited edition for the fifth and latest manga volume of Ane Log will go on sale around September 18.
Text: "Moya-Ane Fans" must pre-order this at bookstores nationwide!!
Moyako: I'm going to fix up that perverted, hot-for-his-sister Akira!
The manga's story centers on Moyako Konoe and her younger brother Akira. When they were younger, Akira proposed to her, so Moyako thinks he is a pervert who has fallen in love with his older sister. Moyako's misunderstanding leads her to create wild delusions about her brother.
The manga already inspired a drama CD and a fan disc with six Flash anime shorts. Ami Koshimizu (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere's Tomo, Code Geass' Kallen), Takahiro Mizushima (Kokoro Connect's Taichi, Guilty Crown's Yahiro), and Satomi Akesaka (Wake Up, Girls!'s Reina, Coppelion's Taeko) also starred in both the drama CD and Flash anime.
The manga debuted in Weekly Shonen Sunday in 2012, and Shogakukan shipped both the fourth compiled manga volume and the fan disc on the same day, April 1.
Update: Duplicate text removed. Thanks, Cyclone1993
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