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Orange Anime's 3rd Promo Video Previews Hiroaki Tsutsumi Soundtrack

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime about girl who receives letter from her future self premieres July 3

The official website for the television anime of Ichigo Takano's science-fiction romance manga Orange began streaming the third promotional video on Tuesday. The video previews a track from the anime's soundtrack, composed by Hiroaki Tsutsumi.

The site previously streamed the anime's second promotional video last week, which introduced the anime's theme songs.

The anime will premiere on July 3 on Tokyo MX, AT-X, BS11, and TV Aichi. The anime will also air on ABC on July 6, and on TV Shinshu on July 14.

The anime's cast includes:

  • Kana Hanazawa as Naho Takamiya
  • Seiichirō Yamashita as Kakeru Naruse
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Saku Hagita
  • Makoto Furukawa as Hiroto Suwa
  • Natsumi Takamori as Azusa Murasaka
  • Rika Kinugawa as Takako Chino

Seven Seas Entertainment is publishing the original manga in North America, and it describes the manga's story:

Everyone has regrets in life. So who wouldn't take the chance to change the past if given the opportunity? When sixteen-year-old Takamiya Naho receives a mysterious letter, claiming to be from her twenty-seven-year-old self, her life is suddenly thrown into flux. The letter tells her that a new transfer student by the name of Naruse Kakeru will be joining her class, and to keep her eye on him. But why? Naho must decide what to make of the letter and its cryptic warning, and what it means not only for her future, but for Kakeru's as well.

Hiroshi Hamasaki (Steins;Gate, Terraformars) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment and Telecom Animation Film, and Yuuko Kakihara (Chihayafuru 2) is writing the scripts. Nobuteru Yuki (The Vision of Escaflowne, Kids on the Slope) is designing the characters. Yukio Nagasaki (Gate, Dragon Ball Z Kai) is serving as the sound director, and Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Kuromukuro, Monster Musume) is composing the music.

Yuu Takahashi performed the opening theme song "Hikari no Hahen" (Fragment of Light). Kobukuro (Bakuman., Cross Game) performed the ending theme song "Mirai" (Future), which was also the theme song for the Orange live action film that opened last December. "Mirai" will serve as not only the ending theme song, but also the overall theme song for the anime.

[Via Nijimen]


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