Crunchyroll to Stream Ahiru no Sora, Days of Urashimasakatasen Anime
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Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it will stream the Ahiru no Sora and Days of Urashimasakatasen anime this fall as they air in Japan. Ahiru no Sora will premiere on the streaming service on October 2 at 6:25 a.m. EDT, and Days of Urashimasakatasen will premiere on October 2 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Both anime will stream in the following territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and the Middle East.
The company began streaming an English-subtitled trailer for Ahiru no Sora.
In addition, the company will add English dubs for the Isekai Cheat Magician and to the abandoned Sacred Beasts anime. The first English-dubbed episode of Isekai Cheat Magician will premiere on October 1 at 3:00 p.m. EDT, and new dubbed episodes will stream every week. The English cast includes:
- Griffin Puatu as Taichi
- Lizzie Freeman as Rin
- Laura Stahl as Muller
- Tara Sands as Lemia
- Tara Sands as Aerial
The first dubbed episode of to the abandoned Sacred Beasts will premiere on October 2 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. New dubbed episodes will stream every week. The English cast includes:
- Ray Chase as Hank
- Erika Harlacher as Nancy Schaal
- Cherami Leigh as Liza
- Billy Kametz as Claude
- Mick Wingert as Cain
The television anime of Takeshi Hinata's Ahiru no Sora manga will premiere in Japan on TV Tokyo's six networks on October 2 at 6:25 p.m., before debuting later that night on AT-X and BS TV Tokyo. The anime will run for four cours (quarters of a year).
Sentai Filmworks acquired the anime's worldwide license (excluding Asia) and will begin streaming the anime "on select digital outlets" in October, with a planned home video release later. Sentai Filmworks describes the anime:
He may be shorter in stature, but Sora Kurumatani can soar and score on the basketball court! With a passion for the sport he inherited from his mother, Sora vows to her that he'll take top prize at a high school basketball tournament… but there's one problem. His new school's basketball club has turned into a hangout for delinquents! Will Sora's sheer tenacity and amazing three-point shooting change their minds and get the club up and running again?
Keizou Kusakawa (Fuuka, Aho Girl, Kan Colle) is credited as chief director, while Shingo Tamaki (Aho Girl) is directing the anime at diomedéa. Go Zappa (Beatless, Koihime Musō, Blend S) is in charge of series composition. Yoshino Honda (Fuuka) is designing the characters. Hiroaki Tsutsumi is composing the music. the pillows will perform the opening theme song "Happy Go Ducky!"
The anime centers on the members of the real-world four-member male vocal unit Urashimasakatasen. Uratanuki, Shima, Tonari no Sakata, and Senra appear in the shorts as high school students. Each member of the vocal unit is voicing his likeness in the anime.
Kakeru Ikeuchi is serving as both director and art director for the anime at GAINAX Kyoto. Urashimasakatasen is credited for the original work, and Fuyuka Tsukimori is credited for the original character designs. Hiroki Uchida (Gamers!, Merc Storia: The Apathetic Boy and the Girl in a Bottle) is in charge of series composition and the script. Sayumi Yokoyama (animation director for M3 the dark metal, Macross Delta) of Anime R is designing the anime characters and serving as director of photography. Satoki Iida (Noragami Aragoto, Sakura Quest) is sound director, and Masafumi Takada (Danganronpa The Animation, 100 Sleeping Princes and the Kingdom of Dreams: The Animation) is composing the music.