MBS Mascot Stars in Shiritsu Liyon Gakuen Anime Short Series

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Japanese channel MBS launched a new series of anime shorts titled Shiritsu Liyon Gakuen (Liyon Private Academy) on Tuesday. The first 30-second episode is already available on MBS' website.

Liyon-chan, the station's mascot, is the series' protagonist. In the series, Liyon-chan is transported into a school into another world. Various episodes will deal with school trips and club activities.

The cast includes:

  • Mamoru Miyano as Liyonel Tezukayama (leftmost in image above), a quarter-German who is a genius in the arts
  • Daiki Yamashita as Raiya Maishima (second from left), a bright and cheerful basketball player
  • Yuuki Kaji as Riyon Sakuranomiya (second from right), a delinquent on the outside, but actually cares a lot
  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Raito Shitennoji (rightmost), the student council president and public morals committee president with the best grades

MBS has not revealed the voice actor for Liyon-chan. The character debuted as MBS' mascot in 2003, and also currently stars in a monthly four-panel comic in Mainichi Shimbun.

[Via Ota-suke]

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