Magical Girl Site Anime's 1st Teaser Video Reveals More Cast, More Staff, Theme Song Artist
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The official website for the television anime of Kentarō Satō's Magical Girl Site (Mahō Shōjo Site) manga began streaming the anime's first teaser promotional video on Friday. The video reveals three more cast members, more staff members, and the ending theme song artist.
Haruka Yamazaki (who voices Sarina Shizukume in the series) is performing the ending theme song.
The three new cast members include:
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Kaname Asagiri
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Kiichirō Misumi
- Yūya Asato as Keisuke Naoto
The show's previously revealed cast includes:
Himika Akaneya as Tsuyuno Yatsumura, Aya's classmate who possesses a wand that can stop time.
Aina Suzuki as Rina Shioi, a former information broker who pursues the mystery of the Magical Girl Site.
Yū Serizawa as Nijimi Anazawa, the center of the nationally popular "Inuasobi" idol group.
Haruka Yamazaki as Sarina Shizukume, the leader of the group that bullies Aya.
The anime will premiere on the Animeism block of MBS, TBS, and BS-TBS in April, and it will also stream only on Amazon Prime Video inside and outside of Japan. The anime will get a special television program on March 18 that will feature Ōno and Akaneya.
The anime will have 12 episodes.
Tadahito Matsubayashi (Tokyo Ghoul: Pinto) is directing the anime at production doA, and Takayo Ikami (Yurikuma Arashi, Beautiful Bones: Sakurako's Investigation) is in charge of the series scripts. Sakae Shibuya (A Centaur's Life, Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season) is designing the characters, and Keiji Inai (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, Outbreak Company) is composing the music. The idol unit i☆Ris (PriPara, Twin Star Exorcists, Mushibugyō) performs the anime's opening theme song (Akaneya and Serizawa are also members of i☆Ris).
Satō launched the horror manga on the Champion Tap! manga website in July 2013, before moving it to Weekly Shōnen Champion last September. Akita Shoten published the manga's eighth compiled book volume on January 5, and will publish the ninth volume on March 8. Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing the manga in English.
Satō launched the Magical Girl Apocalypse manga in Bessatsu Shōnen Champion's first issue in June 2012, and ended it last August. Akita Shoten published the manga's 16th and final compiled book volume last September. Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing the manga in English.
Source: Comic Natalie
Update: Magical Girl Site is not a direct spinoff of Satō's earlier Magical Girl Apocalypse manga. Thanks, JB Sanchez and Solscan
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