Girlish Number Anime's New Visuals, Theme Song Artist Revealed
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the television anime of Wataru Watari and QP:flapper's Girlish Number novel project unveiled a new key visual, character visuals, and the theme song artists for the anime on Friday.
The main female cast — consisting of Sayaka Senbongi, Kaede Hondo, Yui Ishikawa, Eri Suzuki, and Saori Ōnishi — will perform both the opening theme song "Bloom," and the ending theme song "Ima wa Mijikashi Yume Miyo Otome," under the group name "Girlish Number."
The cast, with the character visuals, include:
Yuichiro Umehara as Gojō Karasuma
Kazuya Nakai as Kuzu-P
Saori Ōnishi as Kazuha Shibasaki
Kaede Hondo as Yae Kugayama
Yui Ishikawa as Koto Katakura
Eri Suzuki as Momoka Sonō
In addition, Kenyuu Horiuchi will play the company president in the series.
The site previously streamed a promotional video for the anime earlier this month.
The anime will premiere on TBS on October 6 at 2:28 a.m., and will then premiere on BS-TBS on October 8 and Sun TV on October 10.
The story follows the lives of Chitose Karasuma, a college student who aspires to be an idol voice actress, and other young women in the industry.
Project GN is credited with the show's original work, Wataru Watari (My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected novel series author) is credited with the original plan and is handling the series composition, and QP:flapper is designing the original characters. Shota Ibata (episode director for Medaka Box, KanColle, The Mystic Archives of Dantalian) is directing the anime at Diomedea, and Sumie Kinoshita (The Mystic Archives of Dantalian, +Tic Elder Sister) is adapting QP:flapper's character designs for animation.
The rest of the staff includes:
Art Director: Yoshimi Mineda
Design Works: Masakazu Ishikawa
Layout Supervision: Kenji Masuda
Color Key: Yuki Hayashi
Director of Photography: Yasuyuki Itou
Editing: Toshihiko Kojima
The March issue of Kadokawa's Dengeki G's Magazine launched the illustrated novel's serialization on January 30. Yūki Dōmoto launched a manga adaptation in Dengeki G's Comic's May issue on March 30. The first compiled volumes of both the novel and the manga went on sale in Japan on July 27.