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Yoshimasa Hosoya, Rumi Ookubo Join One Week Friends Anime's Cast

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Classmates of protagonists to appear in April anime

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Matcha Hazuki's Isshūkan Friends. (One Week Friends) manga announced two additional cast members for the series on Wednesday.

Yoshimasa Hosoya (Katanagatari, Strike the Blood) will play Shōgo Kiryū, Yūki's best friend.

Rumi Ookubo (Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future, Servant × Service) will play Saki Yamagishi, the air-headed classmate of Yūki and the others.

Sora Amamiya (Log Horizon, Wanna Be the Strongest in the World, Gaist Crusher) will also star in the series as Kaori Fujimiya.

Yoshitaka Yamaya (Unbreakable Machine-Doll, Senran Kagura) will star as Yūki Hase.

The story of the manga revolves around Yūki, a boy who wants to become friends with his classmate and desk neighbor Kaori. However, she gently declines his friendship, saying, "But, my... Memories of my friends disappear in a week..." Even so, Yūki wants to become her friend, and so the two become friends over and over again as the weeks pass.

Tarou Iwasaki (Fullmetal Alchemist episode director) will direct the series at Brains Base (D-Fragments, Natsume's Book of Friends, Baccano!). Shôtarô Suga (The Eccentric Family, Lagrange - The Flower of Rin-ne, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) is handling the series composition, and Eri Yamazaki (My Little Monster animator) is designing the characters. Irone Toda is scoring the soundtrack.

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