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Crunchyroll to Stream My First Girlfriend is a Gal Anime

posted on 2017-07-11 01:23 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Streaming begins on Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. EDT

Crunchyroll announced on Monday that it will stream My First Girlfriend is a Gal, the television anime of Meguru Ueno's Hajimete no Gal (First-Time Gal) manga. The stream will begin on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. EDT worldwide except in Asia.

Crunchyroll is streaming an English-subtitled promotional video for the anime.

The romantic comedy manga begins with Junichi "Jun" Hashiba, an uncool high school student who frets about wanting to lose his virginity. Egged on by his friends, Jun gets on his knees and confesses his love to a classmate named Yukana Yame. The confession surprisingly works and the couple goes out. However, Jun finds himself in uncharted waters with Yame, a trendy and fashion-conscious "gal" (gyaru).

The anime will have 10 episodes and one original video anime that will be bundled with the manga's fifth volume on December 26.

The anime stars:

  • Shintarō Asanuma as Junichi Hashiba
  • Yuki Nagaku as Yukana Yame
  • Eri Kitamura as Ranko Honjō
  • Ayana Taketatsu as Yui Kashii
  • Yui Ogura as Shizune Fujinoki
  • Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Shinpei Sakamoto
  • Kenji Akabane as Keigo Ishida
  • Minoru Shiraishi as Minoru Kobayakawa
  • Kazusa Aranami as Ayumi Uesaka
  • Natsuko Hara as Kokoro Shīna

Hiroyuki Furukawa (My Wife is the Student Council President, Sin Strange Plus) is directing the anime and designing the characters at NAZ (Hamatora). Yūichirō Momose ("Sakura Internet Shinsei" net series) is in charge of the series scripts. Yashikin (Anime De Training! Xx!) is composing the music at MAGES.

Junjō no Afilia' is performing the anime's opening theme "Hajimete no Season," and Erabareshi is performing the show's ending theme song "Galtic Love."

Ueno launched the manga in Kadokawa's Monthly Shonen Ace magazine in November 2015. Kadokawa published the fourth volume on June 24.


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