Boarding School Juliet TV Anime Casts Yoshimasa Hosoya
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
The official website for the television anime of Yōsuke Kaneda's school romantic comedy manga series Kishuku Gakkō no Juliet (Boarding School Juliet) revealed on Friday that Yoshimasa Hosoya will play Kento Tosa.
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Kento Tosa
The series will premiere in October on the MBS, TBS, and BS-TBS in the Animeism programming block. It will also stream exclusively on the Amazon Prime Video service in Japan and overseas (except in mainland China). The United Cinemas Aqua City Odaiba theater's Screen 1 will host two advance screenings — the first with cast members Yuuki Ono, Ai Kayano, Ayane Sakura, and Yu Shimamura, and the second with Ono, Kayano, Rina Hidaka, and Yui Ogura — on September 23.
The anime stars:
Yuuki 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.
Ayane Sakura as Hasuki Komai, a first-year student in the "Black Doggy House" dormitory, and the childhood friend of Romio
Yu Shimamura as Chartreux Westia (nickname: Char), a first-year student in the "White Cats House" dormitory, and the princess of the Principality of the West
Hiroshi Kamiya as Scott Fold
Tomokazu Sugita as Chizuru Maru
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 musical act fripSide is performing the opening theme song "Love with You," and Riho Iida is performing the ending theme song "Itsuka Sekai ga Kawaru Made" (Until the World Changes Someday).
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 Shonen Magazine in 2015, and the manga moved to Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine in 2017. Kodansha published the eighth volume on June 15. The series received a nomination in the Shōnen category of the 41st Annual Kodansha Manga Awards last year.