Dynamic Chord Anime's Video Reveals Staff, Theme Song, October 5 Premiere
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The official website for the anime adaptation of the honeybee black label's Dynamic Chord otome project for female gamers began streaming a promotional video for the anime on Friday. The video previews the anime's opening theme song "p.s. i hate you♡xxx" by rêve parfait, and reveals the anime's staff, theme songs, and October 5 premiere.
The anime will premiere on TBS on October 5 at 1:58 a.m. (effectively October 6 morning). The show will also air on BS-TBS and CBC.
Shigenori Kageyama (Himawari!, Hi-Speed Jecy) is directing the anime at Pierrot, and is also in charge of series composition and penning the scripts alongside Kyōko Katsuya. Yasuomi Umetsu (Kite, Galilei Donna, Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil) is designing the characters. Akemi Nagao (Star Driver the Movie, Gundam Build Fighters) is in charge of color design, and Hiromi Sasaki (Samurai Bride, Soul Buster) is the editor. Yasunori Honda (Black Lagoon, Mōryō no Hako) is the sound director at Zack Promotion. Shinji Katahira (White Album, Hinako Note) is in charge of art direction, and Tohru Sugawara (Sugar Sugar Rune, Kingdom) is the director of photography. Pierrot+ is credited for production cooperation.
Showtaro Morikubo will perform the ending theme song "because the sky..." as his character Yorito Kisaka. The CD single containing both the opening and ending theme song ships on October 18. rêve parfait, Liar-S, and apple-polisher will also perform ending theme songs.
The project follows the musical careers and personal lives of several bands under the "Dynamic Chord" agency and music label. The anime's cast includes:
Kyohso, a veteran rock band (formed a decade ago and made its major debut five years ago) centering around the vocalist Yorito.
- Showtaro Morikubo as Yorito Kisaka (Vocals)
- Shinnosuke Tachibana as Tokiharu Hanabusa (Guitar)
- Kaito Ishikawa as Yuu Kuroya (Bass)
- Taku Yashiro as Shinomune Sumiya (Drums)
Liar-S, a newcomer rock band that made its major debut three years after its formation.
- Takuma Terashima as Sakura Hinoyama (Guitar and Vocals)
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Chiya Suzuno (Guitar)
- Tetsuya Kakihara as Seri Yuisaki (Drums)
- Sōma Saitō as Sōtarō Haruna (Bass)
rêve parfait, a progressive rock band who combines rock and pop.
- Takuya Eguchi as Reon "King" Kashii (Vocals)
- Ryohei Kimura as Tsumugi "Bishop" Momose (Bass)
- Kousuke Toriumi as Kuon "Rook" Tsukinohara (Guitar)
- Yūya Hirose as Aki "Knight" Kashii (Drums)
apple-polisher, a rock band (centering around the guitarist UK) which has been performing not just in Japan, but globally. The members mix dance numbers and rock, and are currently popular among middle and high schoolers.
- Shouta Aoi as Narumi "NaL" Amagi (Vocals)
- Takahiro Sakurai as Yūsei "Toi" Atoishi (Drums)
- Yoshiki Nakajima as Yuki "UK" Aoi (Guitar)
- Yuichiro Umehara as Shinobi "Kuro" Kurosawa (Bass)
The project has already spawned games revolving around each band for the PC and PS Vita platforms since 2014. Each band also has a string of CDs.
Asgard's main honeybee label previously had another project that inspired an anime, Starry Sky.
Source: Animate Times