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One Week Friends Anime's Yūki, Kaori Character Ads Streamed

posted on by Egan Loo
Boy must become friends over & over again with girl who loses her memories every week

TOHO animation began streaming the Yūki and Kaori character commercials for the television anime of Matcha Hazuki's Isshūkan Friends. (One Week Friends) manga on Thursday. Each ad features a monologue from the character who is the focus:

Yūki Hase
The week Fujimiya spent with me disappeared completely from her mind. I will add to the memories of the two.

One Week Friends. Broadcast begins in April.

Kaori Fujimiya
The memories of my friends... They disappear after a week. I will circle around the records of the two.

One Week Friends. Broadcast begins in April.

The cast for the anime includes:

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

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

Yoshimasa Hosoya (Katanagatari, Strike the Blood) as Shōgo Kiryū

Rumi Ookubo (Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future, Servant × Service) as Saki Yamagishi

Mai Nakahara as Shiho Fujimiya

Junji Majima as Jun Inoue

The story of the original 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.

The anime will premiere on April 7.

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