The official web page for the television anime of Yūgo Kobayashi‘s Aoashi manga revealed 5 new stable members for the anime on Monday. The new stable members embody:


Hiroki Yasumoto as Nozomi Date (left in image above) and Reina Ueda as Anri Kaidō (correct)


Kensho Ono as Taira Nakamura (left in image above), Kouki Uchiyama as Yōichi Kiriki (center), and Makoto Furukawa as Eita Takasugi (correct)

The anime will premiere on the NHK Educational channel on April 9, and may air on Saturdays at 6:25 p.m.

The beforehand launched stable consists of:

  • Kouki Ohsuzu as Ashito Aoi
  • Tatsumaru Tachibana as Eisaku Ohtomo
  • Seiichirō Yamashita as Sōichirō Tachibana
  • Taku Yashiro as Keiji Togashi
  • Shun Horie as Kanpei Kuroda
  • Wataru Katō as Martis Jun Asari
  • Junya Enoki as Yūma Motoki
  • Kentarō Kumagai as Ryūichi Takeshima
  • Chikahiro Kobayashi as Tatsuya Fukuda
  • Maki Kawase as Hana Ichijō
  • Shunsuke Takeuchi as Nagisa Akutsu
  • Yuichiro Umehara as Haruhisa Kuribayashi

Akira Sato (Release the Spyce) is directing the anime at Production I.G. Masahiro Yokotani (Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club, All Out!!, Tropical-Rouge! Precure) is answerable for the gathering scripts. Manabu Nakatake, Toshie Kawamura, Asuka Yamaguchi, and Saki Hasegawa are all credited for character design, with Natake and Yamaguchi moreover credited as chief animation directors. Naho Seike, Yukiko Watabe, Miho Daidouji, and Eisuke Shirai are credited as sub-character designers. Kenichi Takeshita, Jun Soga, and Kenji Iizuka are credited for soccer supervision. Masaru Yokoyama is composing the music.

The manga centers on third-year heart college pupil Ashito Aoi, who lives in Ehime prefecture. Ashito has a robust experience in soccer, nonetheless he tries to cowl it. Due to his quite simple character, he causes a disaster that serves as an unlimited setback for him. Then, Tatsuya Fukuya — a veteran of the sturdy J-Club crew Tokyo City Esperion and coach of the membership’s youth crew — appears in entrance of Ashito. Tatsuya sees by means of Ashito and sees his experience, and invites him to take a look at for the youth crew in Tokyo.

Kobayashi launched the manga in Shogakukan‘s Weekly Big Comic Spirits journal in January 2015. The manga depends on an genuine story thought by Naohiko Ueno.

Sources: Aoashi anime’s web page, MoCa News