B-Project TV Anime's 1st Promo Video Previews Voice Cast
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website of B-Project: Kodō Ambitious — the television anime of MAGES' fictional male idol project featuring character designs by Devils and Realist creator Utako Yukihiro — began streaming the show's first promotional video on Friday. (The linked video is region locked to Japan).
The anime will premiere on July 2 on Tokyo MX, ABC Asahi Broadcasting, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, and BS11, and will then air on CBC TV on July 6.
The anime's story follows Tsubasa (voiced by Hisako Kanemoto), a new hire in the A&R department of the major recording company Gandala Music. Tsubasa is immediately assigned to oversee the idol unit "B-PROJECT," which is made up of three idol groups: Kitakore, THRIVE, and MooNs. This is Tsubasa's first job, and she gets involved in various incidents and accidents as she deals with this group of young men who each have their own differing personalities.
The rest of the cast includes:
- Daisuke Kishio as Ryūji Korekuni
- Daisuke Ono as Tomohisa Kitakado
- Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Gōshi Kaneshiro
- Natsuki Hanae as Yūta Ashū
- Kazuki Katou as Kento Aizome
- Yuuto Uemura as Kazuna Masunaga
- Tetsuya Kakihara as Momotaro Onzai
- Showtaro Morikubo as Hikaru Osari
- Genki Okawa as Tatsuhiro Nome
- Toshiki Masuda as Mikado Sekimura
- Kousuke Toriumi as Sakutaro Yashamaru
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Atsushi Daikoku
- Daisuke Namikawa as Shuji Daikoku
T.M. Revolution (Soul Eater, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed theme songs) is serving as the executive producer on the series, and composer/writer Chiyomaru Shikura (Robotics;Notes) is credited with planning and the original work. Utako Yukihiro is credited with the original illustrations. Eiji Suganuma (Karneval, Sasameki Koto) is directing the series at A-1 Pictures, and Deko Akao (Noragami, Snow White with the Red Hair) and MAGES. are overseeing the series scripts. Toshie Kawamura (Karneval, The World God Only Knows: Goddesses Arc) is adapting the character designs for animation and serving as chief animation director, Masato Nakayama (My Little Monster, You and Me.) is composing the music, and Team B-PRO is producing the series. "B-PROJECT" will perform the opening theme song "Kodō Ambitious," and Kitakore will perform the ending theme song "Hoshi to Tsuki no Sentence."
Thanks to Dennis R. for the embedded video.
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