Boarding School Juliet Anime Reveals Visual, Cast Member for Chartreux
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the television anime adaptation of Yōsuke Kaneda's school romantic comedy manga series Kishuku Gakkō no Juliet (Boarding School Juliet) revealed on Friday that Yu Shimamura will play Chartreux Westia (nickname: Char), a first-year student in the "White Cats House" dormitory, and the princess of the Principality of the West. The anime's official website also features a "date voice" audio track featuring the character.
The series will premiere in October.
The anime stars:
Yūki Ono as Romio Inuzuka, the first-year leader of the Tōwa Nation's "Black Doggy House" dormitory.
Ai Kayano as Juliet Percia, the first-year leader of the Principality of West's "White Cats House" dormitory.
Seiki Takuno (Love and Lies, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, Poco's Udon World) is directing the anime at LIDEN FILMS. Fumiaki Usui (assistant director for Love and Lies, Sekkō Boys, Poco's Udon World) is the assistant director, and Takao Yoshioka (WATAMOTE, Wagnaria!!2, Ikki Tousen) is both overseeing and writing the scripts. Yūki Morimoto (Miss Monochrome, Miss Monochrome - The Animation- 2) is designing the characters for animation, and Masaru Yokoyama (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, Kabukibu!, Your Lie in April) is composing the music.
Other staff members include:
- Art Setting: Tomoyuki Aoki, Yukie Inose
- Art Director: Yukihiro Saitō
- Color Design: Hironori Nochi
- Director of Photography: Hitoshi Tamura
- Editing: Masato Yoshitake
- Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
- Sound Effects: Eiko Morikawa
The story follows two students from two nations who attend the Dahlia Academy boarding school, and a forbidden love that blooms between them. In the Tōwa Nation's dormitory stands Romio Inuzuka, and in the Principality of West dormitory stands his lover and eternal enemy, Juliet Percia. Everything begins with the confession that Romio stakes his life on.
Kaneda launched the manga in Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in 2015, and the manga moved to Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine in 2017. Kodansha published the seventh volume on March 16, and will publish the eighth volume on June 15. The series received a nomination in the Shōnen category of the 41st Annual Kodansha Manga Awards last year.