DAYS Soccer Anime Listed With 24 Episodes by French Streamer
posted on by Egan Loo
The French streaming service Anime Digital Network announced last week that it will be streaming the television anime of Tsuyoshi Yasuda's soccer manga DAYS. Its announcement lists the anime with 24 25-minute episodes.
The manga centers on two boys who were never meant to meet: Tsukushi Tsukamoto, who has no special skills but secretly hides a passionate heart, and Jin Kazama, an isolated soccer genius. On a stormy night, the two meet, and that meeting creates a whirlwind in the world of high school soccer.
The cast members include:
Takuto Yoshinaga as Tsukushi Tsukamoto
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Jin Kazama
Daisuke Namikawa as Hisahito Mizuki
Mariya Ise as Chikako Ubukata
Ayane Sakura as Sayuri Tachibana
Katsuyuki Konishi as Katsutoshi Nakazawa
Mamoru Miyano as Kiichi Ōshiba
Daisuke Ono as Atsushi Kimishita
Takahiro Sakurai as Yūta Usui
Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Shō Nakijin
Suzune Okabe as Naoki Shiratori
Kaito Ishikawa as Tetsuya Nitobe
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Hiroyuki Kurusu
Hiro Shimono as Jiro Haibara
Hiroki Yasumoto as Susumu Inohara
Kônosuke Uda (One Piece, Ginga e Kickoff!!, Majin Bone) is directing the anime at MAPPA (Terror in Resonance, Rage of Bahamut Genesis). Kazuto Nakazawa (El-Hazard: The Wanderers, The Legend of Black Heaven, Terror in Resonance) is designing the characters for animation, and Masafumi Mima (Macross Frontier, Infinite Stratos, Attack on Titan) is in charge of sound direction at Techno Sound. Yoshihiro Ike (Empire of Corpses, Cobra The Animation, Rage of Bahamut Genesis) is composing the music, and Pony Canyon is producing the music.
The band HOWL BE QUIET (pictured below) is performing the opening theme song "Wake We Up." Takuto Yoshinaga, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Daisuke Namikawa, Daisuke Ono, and Mamoru Miyano is performing the ending theme song "Everlasting Days" as their characters. The CD singles for both theme songs will ship on August 3.
The anime will premiere in Japan on MBS on Sunday, July 3 at 2:58 a.m. and also air on Tokyo MX, BS11, and Animax.
Thanks to WTK for the news tip