Amanchu! TV Anime to Have 13 Episodes
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
A flyer at the AnimeJapan event announced on Friday that the television anime adaptation of Kozue Amano's Amanchu! manga will have 13 episodes, each 25 minutes long. The anime's official website also revealed the show's first promotional video, key visual, and July premiere.
Junichi Sato (Sailor Moon, Princess Tutu, Aria the Animation) is serving as chief director. Kenichi Kasai (Honey and Clover, Nodame Cantabile, Bakuman.) is directing the series at J.C. Staff, with scripts by Deko Akao (Yes! Precure 5, Arakawa Under the Bridge, Snow White with the Red Hair). Yōko Itō (Love Stage!!) is designing the characters. Additional staff members include:
Amano's manga follows the everyday lives of the members of a diving club in the city of Itō, in Shizuoka prefecture. The manga features the same high school and some of the characters from Amano's earlier Roman Club manga.