Sentai Filmworks Licenses Dynamic Chord for HIDIVE Stream
posted on by Karen Ressler
Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it has licensed the anime of the honeybee black label's Dynamic Chord project. The company plans to stream the series on HIDIVE and select digital outlets for the fall 2017 simulcast season, and later release the series on home video.
The project follows the musical careers and personal lives of several bands under the "Dynamic Chord" agency and music label. The show's in-universe bands are progressive rock band rêve parfait, veteran rock band KYOHSO, newcomer rock band Liar-S, and global performers apple-polisher.
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.
rêve parfait will perform the opening theme song "p.s. i hate you♡xxx," and Showtaro Morikubo will perform the ending theme song "because the sky..." as his character Yorito Kisaka. rêve parfait, Liar-S, and apple-polisher will also perform ending theme songs.
The anime will premiere in Japan on TBS on October 5 at 1:58 a.m. (effectively October 6 morning). The show will also air on BS-TBS and CBC.