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Shaft's March comes in like a lion Anime Listed With 22 Episodes

posted on 2016-07-15 15:20 EDT by Karen Ressler

Japanese television network NHK's news page for the upcoming television anime of Chika Umino's March comes in like a lion (Sangatsu no Lion) manga listed the anime with 22 episodes on Friday.

Akiyuki Simbo (Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Bakemonogatari) is directing the anime at SHAFT. Nobuhiro Sugiyama (ef: a tale of memories, Arakawa Under the Bridge, Nisekoi - False Love) is designing the characters for animation. Seiki Tamura (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, K-ON!, Mr. Osomatsu) is credited for art direction, while Yasuhiro Nakura (Nekomonogatari (Black), Monogatari Series Second Season, Hanamonogatari key animation) is credited for art setting. Yukari Hashimoto (Toradora!, Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Mr. Osomatsu) is composing the music, while Toshiki Kameyama (Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, Nisekoi - False Love, KanColle) is the sound director.

Bump of Chicken will perform the anime's opening theme song and contribute its song "Fighter" as the ending theme song.

The story of the March comes in like a lion manga follows a solitary shōgi player named Rei and his relationships with a neighboring family. He becomes acquainted with Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, who also have have a large number of cats.


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