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Crunchyroll to Stream Girl Friend BETA Anime

posted on 2014-10-11 20:40 EDT by Egan Loo
Anime of CyberAgent's social romance simulation game to premiere on Sunday

Media service Crunchyroll announced this weekend that it will stream the Girl Friend Beta television anime as it airs in Japan. It will begin streaming on Sunday, October 12 at 1:35 p.m. ET to premium members worldwide except Asia. It will also be available to free users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden

The anime adapts CyberAgent's social romance simulation game of the same name. Naotaka Hayashi (Morita-san wa Mukuchi, Magi - The Kingdom of Magic assistant director) is directing the anime at the studio Silver Link (No-Rin, C³, Baka and Test). Michiko Yokote (Love Stage!!, No-Rin, Genshiken) is handling series composition. Noriko Tsutsumiya (Dragonar Academy, C³, Kokoro Connect animation director) is designing the characters based on original character designs by QP:flapper (MM!, Oreimo 2, Sora no Method).

CyberAgent's blogging website Ameba started service for the game for smartphones in 2012. As of June 2014, the number of registered users has passed 5.3 million. The game features over one hundred girls for the player to date, each voiced by a different voice actress.

The cast includes:

  • Kaori Nazuka as Fumio Murakami
  • Sakura Tange as Chloe Lemaire
  • Satomi Satou as Kokomi Shiina
  • Hitomi Harada as Erena Mochizuki
  • Rina Satou as Akane Sakurai
  • Haruka Tomatsu as Nonoka Sasahara
  • Kaori Ishihara as Yuzuko Hazuki
  • Kikuko Inoue as Kanata Amatsu
  • Aoi Yuki as Isuzu Shiranui
  • Yukari Tamura as Koruri Tokitani
  • Minori Chihara as Mahiro Natsume
  • Minako Kotobuki as Saya Kagurazaka
  • Minami Tsuda as Mutsumi Shigino
  • Maaya Uchida as Nao Miyoshi
  • Rie Kugimiya as Matsuri Kagami
  • Emiri Kato as Rino Suzukawa
  • Houko Kuwashima as Shinobu Kokonoe
  • Noriko Shitaya as Remi Tamai
  • Ayahi Takagaki as Tsugumi Harumiya
  • Ai Kayano as Haruko Yumesaki
  • Yui Ogura as Momoko Asahina
  • Kaori Mizuhashi as Kinoko Himejima
  • Saori Hayami as Haruka Kazemachi
  • Ryoko Shintani as Kyoko Tachibana
  • Aki Toyosaki as Raimu Nejikawa
  • Kanae Itō as Marika Saeki
  • Saori Goto as Nagiko Kurokawa
  • Aya Suzaki as Kurumi Eto

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