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Anonymous Noise Anime Reveals Main Cast, Staff, April 2017 Debut

posted on 2016-12-19 07:45 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Saori Hayami, Daiki Yamashita, Kouki Uchiyama star in adaptation of shōjo series

The 2017 second issue of Hakusensha's Hana to Yume magazine is revealing the main cast, staff, and April 2017 debut on Tuesday for the television anime adaptation of Ryoko Fukuyama's shōjo manga Anonymous Noise (Fukumenkei Noise).

The anime will star:

  • Saori Hayami (Snow White with the Red Hair's Shirayuki) as Nino
  • Daiki Yamashita (My Hero Academia's Izuku) as Yuzu
  • Kouki Uchiyama (Haikyu!!'s Kei Tsukishima) as Momo

Hideya Takahashi (Keijo!!!!!!!!, Fantasista Stella) is directing the series at Brains Base (Natsume's Book of Friends, Durarara!!). Deko Akao (Snow White with the Red Hair, Noragami) is in charge of the series composition, and Mariko Itou is designing the characters for animation and serving as chief animation director. Sadesper Records (Narasaki / Watchman) is in charge of the music.

The issue is also revealing the anime's official website and Twitter account, and states that a promotional video will debut soon.

The manga is also inspiring a live-action film adaptation that will premiere in fall 2017. The film stars Ayami Nakajō (live-action Lychee Light Club, Setoutsumi) as Nino, Jun Shison (live-action anohana special's Yukiatsu) as Yuzu, and Yūta Koseki (live-action Donten ni Warau/Laughing Under the Clouds) as Momo.

Viz Media licensed the manga for North America, and it describes the story:

A girl who loves to sing, Nino Arisugawa experiences her first heart wrenching goodbye when her beloved childhood friend, Momo, moves away. And after Nino befriends Yuzu, a music composer, she experiences another sad parting! With music as their common ground and only outlet, how will unrequited love play out? Since both boys promised Nino that they will find her one day through her singing, she holds on to that hope and continues to reach out with her voice. Now in high school, Nino serendipitously reunites with Yuzu, but she yearns to see Momo again…

Viz Media will release the first volume in English in March 2017.

Fukuyama launched the series in Hakusensha's Hana to Yume magazine in April 2013. Hakusensha will publish the 11th volume on Tuesday.


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