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Hoshiai no Sora Anime Reveals New Visual, October Premiere

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Escaflowne's Kazuki Akane directs original series at 8-Bit

The official website for the original television anime Hoshiai no Sora (Star-Crossing Skies) revealed a visual and the show's October premiere on Tuesday. The anime will air on TBS and BS-TBS.

The cast includes Natsuki Hanae as Maki Katsuragi and Tasuku Hatanaka as Tōma Shinjō.

Kazuki Akane (Escaflowne series and film, Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, Birdy the Mighty: Decode, Noein - to your other self) is directing anime at 8-Bit and also supervising and writing the series scripts. Yūichi Takahashi is adapting the original character designs by illustrator Itsuka, and also serving as animation director. Miki Takeshita is in charge of scene setting, and Shiori Shiwa is directing the art. Jin Aketagawa is directing the sound at Magic Capsule. Flying Dog is responsible for the music, and instrumental band jizue are composing the music for the anime.

The teen adolescence story revolves around the coming-of-age of boys in a junior high school's soft tennis team, which is on the verge of shutting down. In the show's first promotional video, the character Tōma Shinjō asks Maki Katsuragi to join the team for his vaunted abilities, and mentions a summer competition. Katsuragi asks for money in return for joining the team.

Source: Hoshiai no Sora anime's website via Nijimen


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