Butlers x Battlers Anime's Promo Video Previews OLDCODEX Opening Song

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
SILVER LINK anime premieres on April 11

The official website for SILVER LINK's Butlers x Battlers (Butlers: Chitose Momotose Monogatari) television anime began streaming a third promotional video for the anime on Monday. The video previews the anime's opening theme song "Growth Arrow" by OLDCODEX.

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, KBS Kyoto, and Sun TV on April 11 after midnight (effectively on April 12 morning) at 1:05 a.m., 2:05 a.m., 1:05 a.m., and 1:30 a.m., respectively. The show will also run on BS11 on April 13 (effectively April 14 morning) at 1:00 a.m. and TVQ Broadcasting Kyushu on April 14 (effectively April 15 morning) at 2:25 a.m. The series will have 12 episodes.

The anime stars:

Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Koma Jinguji, a second-year high school student. Everyone calls him Jay. His image color is blue.

Takuya Satō as Tsubasa Hayakawa, who works at the Café du Vane. His image color is green.

Tomoaki Maeno as Akira Tachibana, the shop manager of Café du Vane. His image color is orange.

Takuma Nagatsuka as Hotaru Aoba, a first-year high school student. His image color is emerald green.

Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Haruto Hizakura, a second-year high school student. His image color is pink.

Kazuaki Kobayashi as Kyoichi Sano, a second-year high school student. His image color is light brown.

Seiichirō Yamashita as Daichi Kurosawa, a second-year high school student. His image color is black.

Noriaki Sugiyama as Takashi Mikuni, the head of the academy. His image color is indigo.

KENN as Yuki Fujishiro, a first-year high school student. His image color is purple.

Keisuke Koumoto as Hikari Kageyama, a third-year high school student. His image color is grey.

Mitsuki Saiga as Ren Shiratori, a third-year high school student. His image color is white.

Sachika Misawa as Tenna Kisaragi, Jay's true younger sister. She has an innocent and cheerful personality. She takes over the household of her blood relatives when she is small and carries the fate of protecting her family. Tenna disappeared during a ritual in the past.

The anime centers on two protagonists. Koma Jinguji (Jay) is the smart and handsome student council president. His elegant smile captures the hearts of women. Tsubasa Hayakawa is a multi-talented and gentle shop assistant at a café. His cafe latte with owl latte art is very popular with female customers. The two men travel through time and are destined to be arch-enemies. The charming "Butlers," as they are called, fight supernatural battles and also experience a slapstick comedic life at their academy.

"Intouchable Butlers" (SummerACG) is credited with the show's original work. Masaru Takahashi (unit director for Masamune-kun's Revenge, animation director for Dusk maiden of Amnesia) is directing the series at SILVER LINK. Megumi Shimizu (scriptwriter for Soul Eater, Eureka Seven, Snow White with the Red Hair) is overseeing the series scripts, Fujiko Kosumi (Samurai Drive, 1 Sakura Hill manga artist) is drawing the original character designs, and Masanori Tsuchiya (Restaurant to Another World, Chaos;Child) is the sound director. TOMISIRO (Macross Delta, Restaurant to Another World, Hozuki's Coolheadedness) is composing the music at Lantis. Misawa is performing the anime's ending theme song "Hidamari no Niwa ~Eternal Garden~."

Yukari Tōdō is drawing a manga adaptation that launched on Kadokawa's Comic Newtype website on January 23.

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