Rainbow Days Anime Listed at 24 Episodes

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Online retailer Amazon is listing the six home video releases of the Rainbow Days television anime series with 24 episodes.

The series premiered in Japan on January 10. Funimation is streaming the series as it airs in Japan. Funimation is streaming the 12-minute episodes along with the 12-minute live-action voice actor series club RAINBOW.

The manga centers on a group of four male high school students who are close friends: Natsuki, Tomoya, Keiichi, and Tsuyoshi. The four boys have no club activities, and they hurry through their studies so they can spend their days having fun. Their main topic of interest: love. Natsuki has an unrequited crush on Anna, a girl from another class, and his friends keep meddling in their relationship.

Tetsuro Amino (Broken Blade, Macross 7, Shiki) is serving as chief director, and Tomihiko Ohkubo (Brave Story unit director, Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals, Kiss wa Me ni Shite director) is directing the series at Production Reed (Onsen Yōsei Hakone-chan, Hōkago no Tinker Bell). Aki Itami (Mushi-Shi, Flowers of Evil) is handling the series scripts.

Sonar Pocket performs the opening theme song "Best Friend," while Kouki Uchiyama, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Takuya Eguchi, and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka perform the ending theme song titled "Rainbow Days."

Minami Mizuno launched the manga in Bessatsu Margaret in the February 2012 issue. The manga inspired a drama CD that Shueisha bundled with a limited edition of the seventh volume in October 2014.

[Via Otasuke]

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