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A Corpse is Buried Under Sakurako's Feet TV Anime's 1st Promo Video Reveals Cast

posted on 2015-08-18 07:55 EDT
Shizuka Itou, Junya Enoki star in series premiering in October

The official website for the television anime adaptation of author Shiori Ōta and illustrator Tetsuo's mystery light novel series A Corpse is Buried Under Sakurako's Feet (Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru) began streaming the anime's first promotional video on Tuesday.

The video reveals the show's main cast:

Shizuka Itou as Sakurako Kujyō
Junya Enoki as Shōtarō Tatewaki
Ayaka Imamura as Yuriko Kōgami
Masako Isobe as Housekeeper / Ume Sawa
Hiroki Takahashi as Hiroki Utsumi
Akira Ishida as Itsuki Isozaki
Tetsuya Kakihara as Haruto Imai

Makoto Katō (episode director for Aldnoah.Zero, Btooom!, Servant × Service) is directing the series at studio Troyca (both seasons of Aldnoah.Zero). Makoto Bessho (episode director for Attack on Titan, Death Note) is serving as assistant director, Takayo Ikami (Yurikuma Arashi, Penguindrum) is handling the series composition, and Michio Sato (Viper's Creed, Tenchi Muyo! GXP) is serving as both character designer and chief animation director.

Female singer True will perform the show's opening theme song, and Technoboys Pulcraft Green-Fund will perform the ending theme song. Technoboys Pulcraft Green-Fund is also composing the music for the series.

The series will premiere in October.

The novel series revolves around Shōtarō Tatewaki and Sakurako Kujyō. Shōtarō is a normal high school student with a serious demeanor. Sakurako is an extraordinarily beautiful woman in her mid-20s from a rich family who loves "beautiful bones." The two live in the city of Asahikawa in Hokkaido, and they get involved in various incidents regarding bones.

Ōta and Tetsuo debuted the series in 2013, and Kadokawa published the seventh novel in February. Kadokawa will publish the eighth volume on September 25. The series currently has more than 600,000 copies in print.

The light novel series has already inspired an online radio drama that starred Yuuki Kaji as Shōtarō and Ami Koshimizu as Sakurako. Too Mizuguchi's manga adaptation premiered in Kadokawa's Young Ace magazine on July 4.


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