Tsuredure Children Anime Premieres on July 4
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
This year's 27th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine is revealing on Wednesday that the television anime of Toshiya Wakabayashi's Tsuredure Children (Idle Children) manga will premiere on July 4 on Tokyo MX at 11:15 p.m., on Sun TV on 12:15 a.m. (effectively July 5 morning), and on BS11 at 2:15 a.m. (effectively July 5 morning). Each episode will be 15 minutes long.
The anime stars:
- Kaito Ishikawa as Takurō Sugawara
- Inori Minase as Chizuru Takano
- Tomoaki Maeno as Takeru Gōda
- Yui Ogura as Ayaka Kamine
- Kensho Ono as Masafumi Akagi
- Ayane Sakura as Ryōko Kaji
Hiraku Kaneko (The Qwaser of Stigmata, Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid, Manyū Hiken-chō) is directing the anime at Studio Gokumi, and Tatsuhiko Urahata (Saki, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Haganai NEXT) is in charge of the series scripts. Etsuko Sumimoto (Yuri Kuma Arashi) is designing the characters. Inori Minase is performing the anime's opening theme song, and Yui Ogura is performing the ending theme song.
The four-panel manga is dedicated "to those of you who can't say 'I love you.'" The manga chronicles a series of short school romance stories in an omnibus format.
Wakabayashi launched the manga online in October 2012, and then also began serializing it with new material in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in 2015. Kodansha published the manga's seventh compiled book volume on February 17, and will release the eighth volume on June 16. Kodansha Comics is releasing the manga digitally in English.
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