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Stars Align Anime Reveals 12 More Cast Members

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Tennis anime premieres in October with 12 episodes

The staff of the original television anime Stars Align (Hoshiai no Sora) revealed more cast members for the series on Sunday.

The new cast includes: (Note: Some name romanizations are not confirmed)

Yoshitaka Yamaya as Yūta Asuka


Mayu Mineda as Kanako Mitsue

The anime will premiere in October on TBS and BS-TBS. The anime will have 12 episodes.

The previously revealed cast includes:

Tasuku Hatanaka as Tōma Shinjō (left) and Natsuki Hanae as Maki Katsuragi (right)

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Itsuki Ameno (left) and Gen Sato as Rintarō Futsu (right)

Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Tsubasa Soga (left) and Keisuke Satō as Shingo Takenouchi (right)

Yūsuke Kobayashi as Nao Tsukinose (left) and Kōhei Amasaki as Taiyō Ishigami (right)

Kazuki Akane (Escaflowne series and film, Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, Birdy the Mighty: Decode, Noein - to your other self) is directing the anime at 8-Bit and is also supervising and writing the series scripts. Yūichi Takahashi is adapting the original character designs by illustrator Itsuka, and he is 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. Megumi Nakajima will perform the opening theme song "Suisō" (Aquarium).

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. Tōma Shinjō asks Maki Katsuragi, who has just transferred schools, to join the team.

Source: Press release


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