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Sentai Filmworks Adds Meganebu! TV Anime Series

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Studio DEEN/Soubi Yamamoto's series about eyeglasses club gets home video release in 2014

North American anime licensing company Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it has licensed the Meganebu! television anime series. The company plans to release the series on home video in 2014. Crunchyroll is currently streaming the series in various countries outside of Japan as it airs.

Studio DEEN is animating the project about a group of "ikemegane" (handsome eyeglasses-wearing) high school boys. Independent director Soubi Yamamoto (This Boy Can Fight Aliens!, This Boy Caught a Merman) is making her television anime directorial debut with the series, Atsuko Nakajima (Hakuōki, Ranma ½) is designing the characters, and Deco Akao (Bakugan: Mechtanium Surge, Arakawa Under the Bridge) is supervising the series scripts.

The series stars Kenji Akabane as Akira, Kouki Miyata as Mitsuki Kamatani, Atsushi Tamaru as Takuma Hachimine, Junichi Suwabe as Yukiya Minabe, and Ryohei Kimura as Hayato Kimata.

The television anime premiered in Japan on October 6.

The anime was announced in June and is based off a drama CD series.

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