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Fūka Anime's TV Ad Previews Love Triangle

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Adaptation of manga by Suzuka's Kouji Seo premieres on January 6

The official website for the anime of Kouji Seo's Fūka manga began streaming its first television commercial on Friday. The video's narrator teases that the anime is about "a love triangle that starts from music."

The anime will hold an advance screening of the first episode and a talk event at Tokyo's Yurakuchō Mullion Annex on December 29 at 7:30 p.m. The series' main cast members and theme song artists will appear at the event, and the anime will reveal new information and video. Attendees will receive a limited deluxe B6-size postcard illustrated by Seo.

The anime's cast includes:

Lynn as Fūka Akitsuki

Saori Hayami as Koyuki Hinashi

Yūsuke Kobayashi as Yū Haruna

Mikako Komatsu as Sara Iwami

Sōma Saitō as Makoto Mikasa

Kazuyuki Okitsu as Kazuya Nachi

Keizou Kusakawa (Kan Colle, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's) is directing the anime at diomedéa (Squid Girl, Handa-kun). Aoi Akashiro (Endride, KONOSUBA) is in charge of series composition, and Yoshino Honda (The Lost Village, Astarotte's Toy animation director) is designing the characters. Takurō Iga (Aria the Scarlet Ammo Double A, Yuyake Dandan shorts) and WEST GROUND (The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water, Kan Colle theme song composition) are composing the music.

Manami Numakura, who is also voicing Hedgehogs band member Tama in the anime, is performing the opening theme song "Climber's High!" Voice actress and singer Megumi Nakajima is returning from a nearly three-year hiatus to perform the ending theme song "Watashi no Sekai" (My World).

The anime will premiere on WOWOW on January 6 at 10:00 p.m. before airing on Tokyo MX and MBS on January 7 and on Hiroshima TV and BS11 on January 8.

The story centers on a young man named Yū Haruna who has just switched schools. He's a bit shy, and he's constantly glued to his smartphone so he can check Twitter. He meets a girl named Fūka Akitsuki, who doesn't even have a cell phone, is free-spirited, and naturally fascinates others. Yū recently has been getting back in touch via Twitter with his childhood friend Koyuki Hinashi, who is now a popular singer. One day Yū invites Fūka to one of Koyuki's concerts, and there the three meet for the first time. The story follows the love triangle between a love that started through electronics, and a love that didn't start through electronics. Fūka is the daughter of the protagonists from Seo's earlier manga Suzuka.

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