Studio feel.'s Original Anime Series Tsuki ga Kirei Reveals 4 Main Cast Members

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Rie Murakawa, Shōya Chiba, Konomi Kohara, Atsushi Tamaru star in series premiering in April

Anime studio feel. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!, This Art Club Has a Problem!, Dagashi Kashi) announced the four main cast members on Thursday for its upcoming original television anime series Tsuki ga Kirei (The Moon is Beautiful).

The anime stars (from left to right in image above): (Note: character name romanizations aren't official)

  • Rie Murakawa as Chinatsu Nishio, a junior high school student who is popular with both boys and girls, and she is close friends with Akane. She is a member of the track-and-field club. She is cheerful, friendly, and innocent.
  • Shōya Chiba as Kotarō Azumi, a young man who loves books and is the president of the literary club at his middle school. He is carefree, and doesn't really stand out in his class.
  • Konomi Kohara as Akane Mizuno, a young woman who is part of the track-and-field club at her middle school. She was raised in a happy-go-lucky household, and so she's boastful at home but shy outside of her house.
  • Atsushi Tamaru as Takumi Hira, the president of the track-and-field club. He is a true sportsman who has excellent grades, and he has made it to the prefectural tournament in short-distance running since his first year of middle school.

The four voice actors will appear at a stage event for the anime during the AnimeJapan 2017 event in March.

The anime will premiere in April. Seiji Kishi (Arpeggio of Blue Steel - Ars Nova, Persona 4: The Animation, Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace) is directing the anime, and Yuuko Kakihara (Orange, Persona 4: The Animation, Digimon Adventure tri.) is penning and supervising the anime's scripts. loundraw is drawing the original character designs. FlyingDog is in charge of music production.

The series focuses on characters Akane Mizuno and Kotarō Azumi, two third-year middle school students who become classmates for the first time. The series will depict the characters' growth and connection to the people around them, such as classmates, club-mates, teachers, and parents. The anime will also center on the youthful adolescent romance of the characters, who are hounded by change and uncertainty as the seasons inevitably pass.

Source: Anime! Anime! (Yuma)

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