Junya Enoki, Momo Asakura, Natsuki Hanae, Takuya Eguchi, Nao Tōyama, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka join April anime
Kodoani.com – Anime adaptation of the Vocaloid song “Heroine Tarumono!” by HoneyWorks is “Heroine Tarumono! Kiraware Heroine to Naisho no O-Shigoto (To Become a Good Heroine! The Unpopular Girl and the Secret Job) – debuted its first full promotional video and main image on Monday. The video announced the additional voice cast, and announced and previewed the group’s opening song “Julietta” in the LIP × LIP story. Additionally, the anime’s website announced a manga adaptation of the anime.
The newly announced cast members are:
Junya Enoki as Nagisa Shiranami
Momo Asakura as Hina Setoguchi
Natsuki Hanae as Kōtarō Enomoto
Takuya Eguchi as Ken Shibasaki
Nao Toyama as Arise Takamizawa
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kodai Yamamoto
The manga adaptation will launch in January and will post new chapters on the first and third Sunday of each month on various online platforms.
The anime’s story follows Hiyori Suzumi, a high school girl who becomes the training manager for the high school idol unit LIP × LIP. Hiyori left her hometown to pursue her passion for athletics by enrolling at Sakuragaoka High School, Tokyo. Looking for a part-time job in Tokyo, she ended up becoming an apprentice manager for her classmates (and LIP × LIP members) Yūjirō Someya and Aizō Shibasaki. The story revolves around Hiyori’s adulthood (when she combined her schoolwork, extracurricular life, and management) and LIP × LIP (when they shined on stage).
The previously announced cast includes:
Inori Minase as Hiyori Suzumi
Kouki Uchiyama as Yūjirō Someya (LIP × LIP)
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Aizō Shibasaki (LIP x LIP)
Ayane Sakura as Juri Hattori
Saori Hayami as Chizuru Nakamura
Noriko Hashimoto is the anime director at Lay-duce, and Yoshimi Narita (I ★ CHU: Halfway Through The Idol) is supervising and writing the series scripts. Kaori Ishii (O Maidens in Your Savage Season) is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director.
Ryōsuke Obokata is the art director, and Tomoko Yamazaki is the main color artist. Yomogiko Murano is the chief photography officer and Gō Sadamatsu is the editor. Yukio Nagasaki is directing the sound. Moe Hyūga (LIP × LIP FILM × LIVE: Kono Sekai no Tanoshimikata, O Maidens in Your Savage Season, Steins; Gate 0) is composing the music. Noritomo Yonai is the animation producer, and Shunsuke Saito is planning and producing the project.
The anime will premiere in April next year.
HoneyWorks is also the inspiration for the anime projects I ‘m Always Liked You, The Moment You Fall in Love, Our love is always 10 cm apart., and LIP × LIP FILM × LIVE: Kono Sekai no Tanoshimikata.