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Blend S Anime's 2nd Promo Video Previews Opening Theme Song by Cast

posted on by Karen Ressler
Azumi Waki, Akari Kitō, Anzu Haruno form singing unit "Blend A"

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Miyuki Nakayama's Blend S four-panel manga unveiled a second promotional video and opening theme song information on Tuesday. The video previews the opening theme song "Bon Appétit ♡ S," which cast members Azumi Waki, Akari Kitō, and Anzu Haruno performed as the unit Blend A (pronounced Blend Ace).

The website also announced that an advance screening of the first episode will be held on September 29 in Odaiba. Waki, Kitō, and Haruno will attend the event.

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, and BS11 on October 7 at 24:30 (effectively October 8 at 12:30 a.m.). The series will also air later on Kansai TV, TV Aichi, and AT-X.

The anime's main cast includes:

Azumi Waki as Maika Sakuranomiya. Because she usually has an unpleasant look in her eyes, she was worried that she didn't pass the interview, but the shop manager hired her to work at Stile. Her dream is to one day study abroad. She is the "Do S" (extreme sadist) waitress.

Akari Kitō as Kaho Hinata. A blonde-haired pigtail-wearing popular high school student who is an employee at Stile. In truth she really loves video games, and is always running out of money. She is the tsundere waitress.

Anzu Haruno as Mafuyu Hoshikawa. She looks young but she is actually a college student. She's usually quite calm but when she starts work she becomes a sparkling "little sister" character. She loves children's anime. She is the "little sister" waitress.

Atsumi Tanezaki as Miu Amano, who normally wears glasses and is active in a dōjin circle. She is the "older sister" waitress at Stile, but surprisingly she is easily excitable.

Sora Tokui as Hideri Kanzaki, an employee at Stile who dreams of becoming a cute idol. She uses a male personal pronoun, and her looks are very doll-like, but her true personality is...

Tomoaki Maeno as dino, an Italian man who scouts Maika to work at Stile. He has a bad habit of getting a nosebleed when he gets too excited.

Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Kōyō Akizuki, who is in charge of the kitchen at Stile. He is a man who loves yuri.

Ryouji Masuyama (Gurren Lagann Parallel Works' "Drill the Heavens with Your XXX!!!" director, The IDOLM@STER episode director) is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures. Go Zappa (Koihime Musō, NAKAIMO - My Little Sister Is Among Them!, Chronicles of the Going Home Club) is supervising the series' scripts. Yousuke Okuda (Is the order a rabbit?) is designing the characters, and Tomoki Kikuya (Squid Girl, Eromanga Sensei) is composing the music.

The manga's story centers on a girl named Maika who gets a job at a cafe where all the waitresses are given certain attributes — such as "tsundere" or "little sister" — to embody while serving customers. The manager asks Maika to be the "Do S" (extreme sadist) waitress, so she will have to adopt a dominant and aggressive persona.

The manga debuted as a guest series in Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara Carat magazine in 2013, and Nakayama launched it as a regular series in 2014. Houbunsha released the third compiled book volume on January 27, and will release the fourth volume on October 27.

Source: Moca News

Thanks to Dennis R for the embedded video.

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