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Gabriel Dropout Anime's Theme Song Artists, January 9 Premiere Revealed

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Miyu Tomita, Saori Ōnishi, Naomi Ōzora, Kana Hanazawa perform opening, ending songs

The official website for the Gabriel Dropout television anime based on Ukami's manga revealed the anime's theme song artists and its January 9 premiere date on Friday.

Miyu Tomita, Saori Ōnishi, Naomi Ōzora, and Kana Hanazawa are performing both the opening and ending themes as their characters Gabriel, Vignette, Satanichia, and Raphiel, respectively. The opening theme is titled "Gabriel Drop Kick." Kenichi Maeyamada (Hyadain) wrote, composed, and arranged the song. The ending theme is titled "Hallelujah Essaim." Ryuji Sakai wrote the song, while Shingo Yamazaki arranged it. The CD singles for both songs are slated for February 22.

The anime will premiere on January 9 on AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, and BS11, and will also air on January 10 on KBS Kyoto, Shizuoka Broadcasting System, Gifu Broadcasting, and Mie TV. The series will also stream on Hikari TV.

The site previously streamed a promotional video in August.

The cast includes:

  • Miyu Tomita as Gabriel White Tenma
  • Saori Onishi as Vignette April Tsukinose
  • Naomi Ozora as Satanichia McDowell Kurumizawa
  • Kana Hanazawa as Raphiel Ainsworth Shiraha

The anime is reuniting the main staff from summer 2015's Himoto! Umaru-chan anime. Masahiko Ohta is directing the series, Katsuhiro Kumagai is serving as character designer, and Takashi Aoshima is handling the series composition at studio Doga Kobo.

The comedy follows Gabriel White, who graduated at the top of the class at angel school and attends a human school on earth in pursuit of knowledge, but then gets engrossed in a web game and decides it's too much trouble to go anywhere. She becomes a good-for-nothing angel, or "datenshi."

The ongoing manga series first launched in December 2013 in Kadokawa's Dengeki Daioh g gag manga magazine and serialized every other month before it began monthly serialization in April 2014. Kadokawa shipped the third compiled volume in May, and will ship the fourth volume on January 10.

[Via Ota-Suke]

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