Funimation to Stream Rainbow Days Anime
posted on by Karen Ressler
FUNimation Entertainment announced on Friday that it will stream the television anime of Minami Mizuno's Rainbow Days (Nijiiro Days) manga as it airs in Japan. New episodes will stream on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. EST.
Funimation will stream the 12-minute episodes along with the follow-up series club RAINBOW, which also has 12-minute follow. This series features the four main voice actors discussing the world of voice-acting.
The series will air for two cour (two quarters of a year).
Tetsuro Amino (Broken Blade, Macross 7, Shiki) is serving as chief director, and Tomihiko Ohkubo (Brave Story unit director, Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals, Kiss wa Me ni Shite director) is directing the series at Production Reed (Onsen Yōsei Hakone-chan, Hōkago no Tinker Bell). Aki Itami (Mushi-Shi, Flowers of Evil) is handling the series scripts.
The anime will feature the same cast as a previous drama CD:
Sonar Pocket performs the opening theme song "Best Friend." The band stated that they wrote the lyrics to reflect the friendship between the four main characters. The single will ship on January 20. Matsuoka, Eguchi, Shimazaki, and Uchiyama perform the ending theme song titled "Rainbow Days." Tomotaka Oosumi composed, arranged, and wrote the lyrics for the song. The single will ship in February.
Thanks to kenno20081 for the news tip.