HIDIVE to Stream Bloom Into You TV Anime
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
HIDIVE announced on Wednesday that it will stream the television anime of Nio Nakatani's Bloom Into You (Yagate Kimi ni Naru) yuri manga in the fall simulcast season. The series will debut for subscribers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and other territories on October 5 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The company plans to stream English dubcast episodes of the series weekly, beginning within three weeks of the premiere.
HIDIVE describes the story:
Yuu loves shoujo manga and waits for a love confession to make her feel like a character from her favorite stories but when a classmate admits his feelings, she feels nothing. Time passes and Yuu begins high school feeling lost and confused. Things begin to look up when she witnesses Nanami, the beautiful student council president, effortlessly turn down a boy. Yuu reaches out to Nanami for help and the two quickly become friends. Yuu's heart is suddenly sent aflutter when the next person to confess their feelings is Nanami! Is Yuu's own shoujo romance finally beginning?
Sentai Filmworks announced on Tuesday that it has acquired exclusive distribution rights for the anime in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. In addition to streaming the anime, the company is also planning a home video release.
Makoto Katō (Beautiful Bones -Sakurako's Investigation-) is directing the anime at TROYCA (Aldnoah.Zero, Re:CREATORS). Jukki Hanada (Sound! Euphonium, Love Live!, A Place Further Than the Universe) is supervising and writing the scripts. Hiroaki Gohda (Amagami SS, Love, Election and Chocolate) is designing the characters. Michiru Oshima (Fullmetal Alchemist, Little Witch Academia, Night is Short, Walk On Girl) is composing the music.
Singer-songwriter Riko Azuna is performing the opening theme song "Kimi ni Furete" (Touched by You), and voice actresses Yūki Takada and Minako Kotobuki are performing the ending theme song "hectopascal" as their respective characters.
Nakatani launched the manga in Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh in April 2015. Kadokawa published the manga's fifth compiled book volume on January 26 and will ship the sixth volume on September 27. The manga has more than 700,000 copies in print in Japan. Seven Seas Entertainment shipped the manga's fifth volume in English on August 14.
Source: Press Release