Eri Suzuki, Ai Kayano, More Star in Amanchu! Anime
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Eri Suzuki as Hikari Kohinata
Ai Kayano as Futaba Ooki
Saori Ōnishi as Ai Ninomiya
Yuichiro Umehara as Makoto Ninomiya
Shizuka Itou as Mato Katori
Yurika Kubo as Cha-Komon
Kikuko Inoue as Kino Kohinata
Junichi Sato (Sailor Moon, Princess Tutu, Aria the Animation) is serving as chief director. Kenichi Kasai (Honey and Clover, Nodame Cantabile, Bakuman.) is directing the series at J.C. Staff, with scripts by Deko Akao (Yes! Precure 5, Arakawa Under the Bridge, Snow White with the Red Hair). Yoko Ito (Love Stage!!) is designing the characters. Additional staff members include:
Amano's manga follows the everyday lives of the members of a diving club in the city of Itō, in Shizuoka prefecture. The manga features the same high school and some of the characters from Amano's earlier Roman Club manga.
Amano launched Amanchu! in Mag Garden's Comic Blade magazine in November 2008 after having finished her best known manga, Aria, earlier that year. Mag Garden published the manga's ninth compiled book volume in February 2015.