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Back Street Girls TV Anime Reveals Visuals, Staff

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

The official website for the television anime of Jasmine Gyuh's Back Street Girls comedy manga revealed a key visual, character visuals, and staff on Friday. Jasmine Gyuh drew the visuals.

Yakuza boss/producer Inugane

Airi Yamamoto

Mari Tachibana

Chika Sugihara

Chiaki Kon (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal: Season III, When They Cry - Higurashi, Junjō Romantica) is directing the series at J.C. Staff. Susumu Yamakawa (Tantei Opera Milky Holmes Dai-Ni-Maku) is writing the script. Jin Aketagawa (Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond, A Place Further Than the Universe) is sound director, and Magic Capsule is handling sound production.

The anime will premiere in July.

The manga centers on three yakuza men who are forced by their boss, who is also a producer, to become an idol group, and the difficulties they face hiding their true selves from their fans.

The manga launched in Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine in March 2015. Kodansha published the manga's 10th compiled volume on March 6. The manga has more than 450,000 copies in print.

Sources: Comic Natalie, Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web

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