Snow White with the Red Hair TV Anime Slated for July 6 Premiere

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The official website for the television anime of Sorata Akiduki's Akagami no Shirayuki-hime (Snow White with the Red Hair) manga revealed the anime's July 6 premiere date on Tuesday.

The show will premiere on Tokyo MX on July 6 at 24:00 (effectively July 7 at midnight), and will air on the same time slot every Monday. Other channels airing the anime include:

The story of the shōjo manga revolves around Shirayuki, a beautiful girl working as a medicine woman who has red hair, which is very rare in her country. When she is proposed and chased after by the prince of her country, she runs away, only to meet Zen, the prince of a neighboring country. Finding respect for the young man, she decides to serve at his side as his court doctor.

The cast includes:

Saori Hayami as Shirayuki (Snow White)

Ryota Ohsaka as Zen

Yuichiro Umehara as Mitsuhide

Kaori Nazuka as Kiki

Nobuhiko Okamoto as Obi

Jun Fukuyama as Prince Raji Shenazard

Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Mihaya

Akira Ishida as Izana

Yuko Kaida as Garack

In addition, Yuko Sanpei will play Ryū.

Masahiro Ando (Hanasaku Iroha - Blossoms for Tomorrow, Blast of Tempest) is directing the series off scripts by Deko Akao (Noragami, Arakawa Under the Bridge), and Kumiko Takahashi (Card Captor Sakura, Ouran High School Host Club) is designing the characters. Michiru Oshima (Fullmetal Alchemist, Patema Inverted) is composing the music and Kazuhiro Wakabayashi (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Ouran High School Host Club) is serving as sound director. Studio Bones (Fullmetal Alchemist, Noragami) is producing the animation.

eyelis, a musical unit consisting of composers Satomi Kawasaki (The World God Only Knows), Takeshi Masuda (Zettai Karen Children, The World God Only Knows), and Wataru Maeguchi (Zettai Karen Children, Hayate the Combat Butler), is performing the anime's ending theme song, "Kizuna ni Nosete" (Riding on Bonds). Hayami is perform the opening theme song "Yasashi Kibō" (Kind Hope).

The series will premiere on July 6.

Akiduki began the manga in LaLa in its September 2006 issue, and Hakusensha shipped the 13th compiled volume of the series on April 3.

Images © Sora Akiduki, Hakusensha / Akagami no Shirayuki-hime Production Committee

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