Takahiro Sakurai, Hiroki Touchi, Lynn join anime to premiere in spring 2022
Kodoani.com – Aniplex revealed a promotional video on Sunday for the anime Fanfare of Adolescence (Gunjo no Fanfare). The company also revealed three more members and more personnel.
The new voice cast includes:
Takahiro Sakurai as Yutaka Asahi, a unique instructor with a quirky way of talking
Hiroki Touchi as Kazuo Nohira, a strict instructor like a demon
Lynn as Tako Kitami, an employee at the talent agency Yū belongs to
The newly revealed additional staff members include:
Anime team: Team Fanfare
Main screenwriter: Naohiro Fukushima
Animation Director: Tomokatsu Nagasaku
Art Director: Tomoe Ookubo
Color design: Reiko Iwasawa
Director of Photography: Keiichi Saitō ( Production IG )
Editor: Shota Migiyama (TROYCA)
Model Collaboration and 3D Horse Racing: KOEI Tecmo Games
Sound Director: Masanori Tsuchiya
Sound Production: Half HP Studio
The anime will premiere in Spring 2022 and will air on Tokyo MX, BS11, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, and MBS in Japan.
Makoto Katō (Bloom Into You, Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace note) is directing the anime at studio Lay-duce (O Maidens in Your Savage Season, Magi: Adventure of Sinbad). Hiro Kanzaki (Eromanga Sensei, EUREKA SEVEN AO, Oreimo) is designing the characters and Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, The Seven Deadly Sins) is composing the music.
Natsuki Hanae as Amane Grace
Shougo Yano as Yū Arimura
Shimba Tsuchiya as Shun Kazanami
Additional cast includes:
Yōjirō Itokawa as Aki Kyōriki
Tatsumaru Tachibana as Sōjirō Sakuraba
Inori Minase as Eri Shimotsuki
Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Hayato Hosho
Chiaki Kobayashi as Kota Maki
The story takes place at a horse racing academy, which trains boys to become horse racers. The three-year academy is very competitive, and those who want to enter must not only pass an academic test, but also a physical and fitness test. Yū Arimura is a famous former idol who fell in love with horse racing after seeing it for the first time and wanted to join the academy. Shun Kazanami grew up on an island, and only experienced horse races through radio shows while growing up. Amane comes from an upper-class family in England, and his father is a former jockey. Amane previously attended equestrian academies in various countries. The anime follows these three 15-year-old boys and the others at the academy.