Koisuru Asteroid Anime's 2nd Promo Video Previews Theme Songs
posted on by Alex Mateo
The official website for the television anime of Quro's Koisuru Asteroid (Asteroid in Love) manga began streaming the second promotional video on Friday. The video previews the opening theme song "Aruiteikō!" (Let's Go for a Walk!) by Nao Toyama and the the ending theme song "Yozora" (Night Sky) by Minori Suzuki.
The website also updated the anime's broadcast schedule. The anime will premiere in Japan on AT-X on January 3 at 8:30 p.m., before airing later that night on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, TV Aichi, and BS11. The anime will also begin streaming that night on d Anime Store.
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
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 staff members also include:
- 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.
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.