Sekkō Boys Anime About Statues-Turned-Idols Adds More Cast
posted on by Egan Loo
Yui Makino plays the top idol Mira Hanayashiki. Takaya Kuroda plays Hanzō Horibe, the president of the Holbein Entertainment agency where the manager Ishimoto lands a job. Rena Maeda plays Kinue Yamashita, Mira's manager. Takahiro Sakurai plays Hironori Yanagisawa, a manager who has been at Holbein longer than Ishimoto.
The anime will also star:
Sekkō Boys is a unit of four stone figures — the military saint and group leader Saint Giorgio, history's original celebrity Medici, the strikingly handsome and multi-talented Hermes, and the god of war Mars who is earnest about love — who become idiosyncratic idols. The story depicts their efforts to make it in the entertainment world with their female manager Miki Ishimoto, who just graduated from college.
The concept is the brainchild of the character goods maker Zargiani Works, media company Kadokawa, and art supplier Holbein Artist Materials. Tomoki Takuno (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) is directing the anime with assistant director Fumiaki Usui (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) at LIDEN FILMS. Michiko Yokote (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!) is supervising and writing the series scripts. Eriko Itō (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) is serving as character designer and chief animation director. "Sekkō Boys" are also credited with performing the anime's theme song.
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