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Kono Oto Tomare! Anime's Commercial Reveals Show's April 6 Premiere

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yūma Uchida, Junya Enoki, Atsumi Tanezaki star in series about koto club

The official website for the television anime of Amyū's Kono Oto Tomare! (Stop This Sound!) manga revealed on Monday that the anime will premiere on April 6. The show will air on Tokyo MX and BS11 on April 6 at 25:00 (effectively April 7 at 1:00 am.), and will air a few days later on WOWOW. The website is also streaming a commercial for the anime.

The show stars:

The anime will air for two cours or two quarters of a year. The series will air the first half in April, and the second half will premiere in October.

Ryōma Mizuno is serving as the series director at Platinum Vision (Saiyuki Reload Blast, Servamp, Devils' Line). Ayumu Hisao (Devils' Line, Sword Oratoria: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side) is both writing and overseeing the scripts, Junko Yamanaka (ReLIFE, Servamp) is the character designer, and Toshimitsu Kobayashi (Spice and Wolf II, Aoharu x Machinegun) is the sub-character designer. Yamanaka and Kobayashi are also both serving as chief animation directors, and Hideaki Oba is the adviser.

Shōta Aoi will perform the anime's opening theme song "Tone," and Yūma Uchida will perform the anime's ending song "Speechless."

In the story, Takezō is the last remaining member of the koto club, a club dedicated to the traditional Japanese string instrument. If he doesn't find new members, the koto club will be terminated. One day, Takezō is alone in the club room when a student barges in and demands to join. The student is delinquent Chika Kudō, a boy who even scares delinquent upperclassmen at other schools.

Amyū launched the manga in Jump SQ. in August 2012.

Sources: Kono Oto Tomare! anime's website, MoCa News

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