News Crunchyroll to Stream Kiss Him, Not Me!, Miss Bernard said., Keijo!!!!!!!! Anime (Updated)
posted on 2016-10-06 01:21 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Crunchyroll will begin streaming Kiss Him, Not Me! on Friday, October 7 at 1:00 a.m. EDT, and the anime will be available for users in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America. Funimation will stream an English broadcast dub for the anime.
Crunchyroll is releasing chapters of Junko's original manga in North America as Kodansha publishes them in Japan, and it describes the story:
Kae Serinuma is what you'd call a "fujoshi." When she sees boys getting along with each other, she loves to indulge in wild fantasies! One day her favorite anime character dies and the shock causes her to lose a ton of weight. Then four hot guys at school ask her out, but that isn't exciting to her at all — she'd rather see them date each other!
Hiroshi Ishiodori (Peach Girl, Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino) is directing the anime at Brains Base. Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, Dagashikashi) is in charge of series composition. Kazuhiko Tamura (Gunparade Orchestra, Kimi ga Nozomu Eien ~Next Season~, Kyōkai no Rinne) is designing the characters for animation. Mina Ōsawa (Actually, I Am…, Nurse Witch Komugi R) is the chief animation director. The band From4to7, a band composed of the anime's main male voice actors (Yuuki Ono, Keisuke Koumoto, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, and Nobunaga Shimazaki), is performing the anime's opening theme, "Prince x Prince" and Rie Murakawa is performing the ending theme, "Doki Doki no Kaze" (Heartbeat's Wind).
Junko began the manga in Bessatsu Friend in 2013. Kodansha Comics is publishing the series in North America.
Crunchyroll will begin streaming Miss Bernard said. on Thursday, October 6 at 1:15 p.m. EDT, and the anime will be available for users worldwide except Asia.
The original short four-panel gag manga by Yūki Shikawa is about the love of famous works of literature. The story follows Sawako "Miss Bernard" Machida, a lazy girl who wants to be a well-read person — but does not actually read much. The manga recounts the conversations between "Miss Bernard" and her bookworm friends about the Bible; The Tale of the Heike; Guns, Germs, and Steel; The Door into Summer; The Great Passage; Fermat's Last Theorem, and more masterpieces that she has not necessarily read.
Eri Kitamura will star as the title character Sawako "Miss Bernard" Machida. Mikako Komatsu will play the diehard sci-fi otaku Shiori Kanbayashi, Mitsuhiro Ichiki will play the boy Endō, and Aya Suzaki will play longtime Sherlockian Sumika Hasegawa.
Hisayoshi Hirasawa (Ojisan to Marshmallow) is directing the anime at Creators in Pack (Ojisan to Marshmallow, Military!). Gonta is adapting Hamuto Natsuno's original character designs for animation. Yūichi Uchibori is writing the scenario, and Yoshikazu Maeda is producing the music at Gen'ei. Masakatsu Oomuro is directing the sound at Dax Production. Dream Creation is producing the project. Shōjo Fractal, a duo consisting of Miya Amamiya and Risa Yuzuki, is performing the theme song "Love! Library!"
Keijo!!!!!!!! premieres in Japan on Tokyo MX, BS11, and AT-X on Thursday, October 6. Crunchyroll will stream the anime worldwide outside of Asia for members starting on Thursday at 12:00 p.m. EDT.
Funimation will stream an English broadcast dub for the anime.
Crunchyroll streamed an English-subtitled trailer for the anime.
A sport you can't half-ass: KEIJO!!!!!!!! whips into Crunchyroll's Fall Lineup pic.twitter.com/KsOENsbL1W— Crunchyroll (@Crunchyroll) October 5, 2016
The manga takes place in an alternate Japan where a sport called "Keijo" by law in 2003 became a sport alongside horse racing, boat racing, and cycling that allows for gambling. In the sport, contestants stand on platforms floating on the water and must use their butts and chests to fight against each other to push each other off the platform. Nozomi Kaminashi, a high school student, aims to join the sport after she graduates. Nozomi was raised in a poor family and hopes to make lots of money by playing Keijo. She grew up training in gymnastics, and she has good balance and flexibility. After high school, Nozomi joins a training boarding school and enters the world of Keijo.
Hideya Takahashi (Fantasista Stella director, Fafner EXODUS episode director) is directing the anime at Xebec, and Takao Kato (To Love-Ru, Triage X director) is in charge of series composition. Keiya Nakano (AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue, Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky) is in charge of character designs. AiRI is performing the opening theme song "DREAMxSCRAMBLE!," and voice actresses Lynn, M.A.O, Kaede Hondo, and Saori Ōnishi are performing the ending theme song "Fantas/HIP Girlfriends!"
All six Japanese Blu-ray Disc and DVD home video releases for the series will come with a "completely new bonus anime."
The new 25th episode Majestic Prince aired in Japan on September 29 as the culmination of a rebroadcast of the television anime. The episode's synopsis, from Anime Consortium Japan's ANIME NOW! website, is as follows:
Four boys and girls were watching the vicious battle between the GDF (Global Defense Force), Team Rabbits, and the Wulgaru on television. Members of Team Forn Sei, Chris, Yui, and Ahn had been going through rigorous training at Gurantseere Academy, dreaming of being able to one day be deployed onto the battlefield like their beloved Team Rabbits in their new AHSMB robots. Suddenly, during their time in training, it was decided that the GDF would participate in a dangerous battle to destroy a Wulgaru base. Along with their other fellow cadets, Team Forn awaits the announcement of their assignment for the operation...
The episode ties the television anime into the upcoming Gekijōban Majestic Prince: Kakusei no Idenshiko (Majestic Prince the Movie: Awakening of Genetics). The film will premiere in Japan on November 4.
Updated: Added streaming premiere date and territories for Keijo!!!!!!!!.
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