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Stars Align Tennis Anime Has 12 Episodes

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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TBS announced at its Anime Expo panel on Thursday that the official English title for the original television anime Hoshiai no Sora is Stars Align, and the anime will have 12 episodes.

The anime will premiere in October on TBS and BS-TBS.

Kazuki Akane (Escaflowne series and film, Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, Birdy the Mighty: Decode, Noein - to your other self) is directing anime at 8-Bit and also supervising and writing the series scripts. Yūichi Takahashi is adapting the original character designs by illustrator Itsuka, and he is also serving as animation director. Miki Takeshita is in charge of scene setting, and Shiori Shiwa is directing the art. Jin Aketagawa is directing the sound at Magic Capsule. Flying Dog is responsible for the music, and instrumental band jizue are composing the music for the anime.

Megumi Nakajima will perform the opening theme song "Suisō" (Aquarium).

The teen adolescence story revolves around the coming of age of boys in a junior high school's soft tennis team, which is on the verge of shutting down. Tōma Shinjō asks Maki Katsuragi, who has just transferred schools, to join the team.

Source: TBS' Anime Expo panel (Kalai Chik)


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