Koisuru Asteroid TV Anime's Promo Video Unveils Cast, More Staff, Theme Song Artists
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The official website for the television anime of Quro's Koisuru Asteroid (Asteroid in Love) manga posted the first promotional video and a new key visual on Monday. The site and the video both unveiled the main cast, additional staff members, and the theme song artists.
The main cast members are:
Megumi Yamaguchi as Ao Manaka, a first-year student (with an interest in astronomy since she was little) who joined the earth sciences club's astronomy group
Maria Sashide as Mai Inose, a second-year student in the geology group who enjoys trekking with maps
Nao Toyama as Mikage Sakurai, a third-year student in the geology group, and the overall earth science club's vice-president
Sumire Uesaka as Mari Morino, a third-year student in the astronomy group, and the overall earth science club's president
Toyama is also performing the opening theme song, while Minori Suzuki is performing the ending theme song.
The newly announced staff members are:
- Prop Design: Takuya Miyahara
- Chief Animation Directors: Jun Yamazaki, Mai Matsuura, Marumi Sugita
- Art Director: Norifumi Nakamura (Studio Naya)
- Color Key Artist: Yuka Itō
- Compositing Director of Photography: Seiichi Sugiura
- Editor: Kentarou Tsubone (Real-T)
- Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera
- Music: Takurō Iga
- Music Production: Flying Dog
The manga centers on Mira, a girl who dreams of joining the astronomy club once she got into high school, after meeting a man and promising to discover new asteroids when she was younger. But the high school she got into had abolished its astronomy club the year before she enrolled, and it has now been combined with the earth sciences club.
As previously announced, Daisuke Hiramaki (WATATEN!: an Angel Flew Down to Me) is directing the anime at Doga Kobo. Yuka Yamada (WATATEN!: an Angel Flew Down to Me, Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid) is handling series scripts. Jun Yamazaki (Three Leaves, Three Colors, Uzamaid!) is designing the characters.
The anime series will premiere in January 2020.
Quro launched the manga in Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara Carat magazine in January 2017. Houbunsha published the manga's second compiled book volume on May 27.
Sources: Koisuru Asteroid anime's website