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DAYS Soccer Anime Listed With 24 Episodes by French Streamer

posted on 2016-07-06 08:30 EDT 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 Technosound. 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


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