Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku Anime Previewed in TV Spot

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Also: Natsuki Hanae, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Makoto Furukawa, Ai Kakuma join cast for anime premiering April 6

Media Factory began streaming the first TV spot for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Last Note's Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku (Mikagura School Suite) light novel series on Tuesday. The video features the anime's opening theme song, "Hōkago Kakumei" (After-School Revolution) by the unit Hōkago Rakuenbu.

The official website also announced more cast members:

Natsuki Hanae (Your Lie in April, Nagi no Asukara) as Yūto Akama

Yoshimasa Hosoya (Terraformars, Inu X Boku Secret Service) as Kyōma Kuzuryū

Makoto Furukawa (Bladedance of Elementalers, Golden Time) as Sadamatsu Minatogawa

Ai Kakuma (Amagi Brilliant Park, Aldnoah.Zero) as Asuhi Imizu

The new cast will join:

Juri Kimura (Shirobako, Bladedance of Elementalers) as Eruna Ichinomiya

Saori Ōnishi (Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend, Jinsei - Life Consulting) as Seisa Mikagura

Ari Ozawa (Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, The Rolling Girls) as Otone Fujishiro

Ayaka Suwa (Absolute Duo, Hello!! Kin-iro Mosaic) as Himi Yasaka

Nobunaga Shimazaki (Free! Eternal Summer, GLASSLIP) as Shigure Ninomiya

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Sword Art Online, The [email protected]) as Bimii

The cast will also star Reina Ueda as Meika Katai, Asuka Nishi as Yuriko, and Ai Kayano as Kurumi Narumi.

The anime will premiere in Japan on April 6.

Tarou Iwasaki (One Week Friends) is directing the series at the studio Dogakobo (Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun). Masahiro Yokotani (Free!, Maria Holic) is writing and supervising the series scripts, and Manamu Amazaki (Engaged to the Unidentified) is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director.

Last Note, a composer of various Vocaloid songs, began the Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku light novels inspired by his own songs in July 2013 with illustrations by Akina, who also provided the artwork for the original Vocaloid videos.

The story of the original light novels and manga revolves around high school girl Eruna Ichinomiya, who enters the Mikagura Academy dreaming of a boarding school life filled with beauty. However, Eruna finds out that in the culture clubs, there is a rule that battles that are fought with special powers decide a club representative's treatment. Through various circumstances, Eruna becomes a representative of a club, and is thrown into the fray.

A manga adaptation of the novels began in Comic Gene in August 2013 with art by Sayuki. Kadokawa shipped the fifth novel in December 25, and released the third compiled volume of the manga in September.

[Via Ota-suke]

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