Anime-Gataris Anime Previews 1st Episode in Video

posted on 2017-10-02 04:00 EDT
DMM Pictures' original series premieres on October 8

The official website for DMM Pictures' new original television anime Anime-Gataris (Anime Stories) began streaming a preview video on Monday for the show's first episode.

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX on October 8 at 10:00 p.m. A special program for the anime aired on the channel on October 1. The anime will also begin airing on BS Fuji on October 11 at 24:00 (effectively October 12 at 12:00 a.m.), with the special program airing on October 4.

The anime stars:

  • Kaede Hondo as Minoa Asagaya (center in image above)
  • Sayaka Senbongi as Arisu Kamiigusa (right)
  • Hisako Tōjō as Miko Kōenji (left)
  • Hironori Kondou as Neko-senpai
  • Inori Minase as Maya Asagaya
  • Ai Kakuma as Ai Asagaya
  • Kenta Zaima as Shūgo Asagaya
  • Rie Takahashi as Yui Obata
  • Junta Terashima as Mitsuki Nakano
  • Setsuo Ito as Kai Musashikai
  • Anju Inami as Erika Aoyama
  • Natsumi Takamori as Ayame Ōzaki
  • Asuka Nishi as Tsubaki Akabane
  • Miyu Takagi as Matsuri Toda
  • Kana Hanazawa as Yan Beibei
  • Makoto Furukawa as Masato Gomon
  • Naomi Maruyama as Tōru Roppongi

The anime centers on Minoa Asagaya, a new high school student at Sakaneko Private High School. Despite being a novice to anime, Minoa's classmate Arisu Kamiigusa invites her to make an "anime research club" at school. Through conversations with her classmate Miko Kōenji, as well as various anime-loving upperclassmen, Minoa gradually gets hooked on anime. While they stand against the student council's continuous efforts to disband their club, and they ignore the impending end of the world, they talk about anime, whether in Akiba, or in real-life "sacred place" anime settings, or the hot springs.

Kenshirō Morii (Gakumon! ~Ōkami Shōjo wa Kujikenai~, Wake Up, Girl Zoo!) is directing the anime at Wao World. Hiroshi Kubo is the assistant director. Mitsutaka Hirota (The Prince of Tennis II, Sweetness & Lightning) is in charge of series composition. so-shi (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood ED director) is designing the characters and is also credited as chief animation director. Hiroshi Gouroku is the art director, and Emi Kesamaru is in charge of art setting. Kunio Tsujita is the color designer, while Norimasa Teramoto is the director of photography. Graphinica is credited as editor. Keigo Hoashi and Kuniyuki Takahashi are composing the music, and Yukio Nagasaki is the sound director at Studio Mouse. GARNiDELiA is performing the opening theme song "Aikotoba" (Password), and the GATALIS character unit is performing the ending theme song "Good Luck Lilac."

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