Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo Gets 2nd Anime DVD Next May
posted on 2014-07-15 10:55 EDT by Sarah Nelkin
The 13th compiled volume of Miki Yoshikawa's Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo is announcing on Thursday a second original video anime (OVA) inspired by Miki Yoshikawa's manga will ship with the limited edition 17th compiled volume of the series on May 15, 2015. The anime episodes will feature an original story, as well as hot spring scenes. The advertisement also teases that all seven witches will make an appearance.
Ryota Ohsaka and Saori Hayami will star as Ryū Yamada (top center) and Urara Shiraishi (top right), and Toshiki Masuda and Maaya Uchida are also part of the cast as Toranosuke Miyamura and Miyabi Itō. The anime is holding open auditions for another student role, Kentarō Tsubaki, who is the friend of Maria Sarushima. More details about the audition will be available at the series official website at a later time.
The story of Miki Yoshikawa's original "love x kiss x comedy" manga begins when Yamada, the high school's worst problem child, bumps into the beautiful honor student Shiraishi on the stairs, and their lips touch as they fall. When they regain their wits, they realize that they have swapped bodies. As time progresses, the two realize that this is not the only mysterious happening in the school.
Tomoki Takuno (episode director on [email protected]: XENOGLOSSIA, Love Live! School idol project) is directing the project at Liden Films with assistant director Fumiaki Usui. Eriko Iida (episode animation director on Love Live! School idol project) is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. Yota Tsuruoka is the sound director.
Yoshikawa launched the manga in 2012, and the series is currently running in Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine. Kodansha will publish the 13th volume of the manga on July 17 with the pre-order form for the first original anime DVD. Crunchyroll is releasing manga chapters online overseas as they are published in Japan. The manga already inspired two promotional videos, including the one that announced the anime:
The manga features cameos by characters from Yoshikawa's earlier Yankee-kun to Megane-chan manga, which inspired a live-action television series. Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo also received a live-action adaptation which premiered on the Fuji TV channel last August. Liden Films animated the first promotional video.