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Girlish Number Anime Previewed in TV Ad

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series based on Wataru Watari, QP:flapper's novel project premieres on October 6

The official website for the television anime of Wataru Watari and QP:flapper's Girlish Number novel project began streaming a commercial for the series on Friday.

The anime will premiere on TBS on October 6 at 2:28 a.m., and will then premiere Sun TV on October 7 and on BS-TBS on October 8.

The show's cast includes:

Sayaka Senbongi as Chitose Karasuma

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

Takuya Eguchi as Towada AP

Kenyuu Horiuchi as company president Namba

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 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 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.

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