Funimation introduced on Wednesday that it’s going to start streaming the tv anime of Kumiko Saiki‘s Kageki Shoujo!! manga on July 3 for the summer time 2021 anime season.
The anime will premiere on July 3 on AT-X, Tokyo MX, BS11, and HTB.
The manga’s writer Seven Seas Entertainment describes the story:
Ever since she was a little bit lady, Sarasa has wished to play the function of Oscar as a part of the Kouka Performing Troupe, an all-female performing troupe much like the Takarazuka Revue. However earlier than she will be able to do this, she has to attend two years on the Kouka College of Musical and Theatrical Arts. As Sarasa practices singing, dancing, and performing, she grows nearer to the opposite women in her yr, together with her roommate, the stoic former J-idol, Ai. Although Sarasa is nice at making pals, her outspoken nature and grand ambitions earn her a lot of enemies as properly.
The three-member band saji is performing the opening theme music “Hoshi no Orchestra” (Starry Orchestra). Sayaka Senbongi and Yumiri Hanamori perform the ending theme music “Hoshi no Tabibito” (Stellar Traveler) as their respective characters.
Though the anime’s title is Kageki Shōjo!!, its story will come from Kageki Shoujo!! Season Zero.
Kazuhiro Yoneda (Yona of the Dawn, Hozuki’s Coolheadedness) is directing the anime at PINE JAM. Tadashi Morishita (Yona of the Daybreak) is accountable for the sequence scripts. Takahiro Kishida (Gleipnir, Haikyu!!, Madoka Magica) is designing the characters. Tsuneyoshi Saito (Fafner, PriPara) is composing the music.
Saiki serialized the unique manga below the title Kageki Shoujo! (with one exclamation mark) in Shueisha‘s Jump Kai journal from 2012 to 2014, and ended the unique serialization after the journal ceased publication in October 2014.
Saiki then launched the continuing sequel manga below the title Kageki Shoujo!! (with two exclamation marks) in Melody in 2015. The manga was nominated for Greatest Shōjo Manga in Kodansha‘s forty fourth annual Manga Awards final yr.
Shueisha revealed the unique manga in two volumes, however re-released the sequence in a single compiled quantity in March 2019 with the title Kageki Shoujo!! Season Zero. That is the quantity that Seven Seas Leisure released in English below the title Kageki Shoujo!! The Curtain Rises.
Supply: Funimation (Nicholas Friedman)