A live-streamed specific for Aniplex‘s distinctive television anime Fanfare of Adolescence (Gunjō no Fanfare) debuted the anime’s second promotional video and a model new key seen on Sunday. The video previews the ending and opening theme songs, and as well as declares two further solid members and the anime’s April 2 premiere.

Two members of JO1, the idol group who perform the anime’s opening theme tune, are moreover voicing two characters:

Shōya Kimata as Kōsei Nambara, a member of Yū’s former idol group Mr. Doctor

Shōsei Ōhira as Masaki Azuma, one different member of Yū’s former idol group Mr. Doctor

The anime will premiere on the Tokyo MX, BS11, Gunma TV, and Tochigi TV channels on Saturday, April 2 at 11:30 p.m. (10:30 a.m. EDT), and it will moreover run on MBS and AT-X in Japan. There will possible be preview screenings of the first episode in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka on March 21.

The website online lists the anime with six Blu-ray Disc/DVD volumes with 13 episodes.

The story takes place at a horse racing academy that trains boys to vary into jockeys. The three-year academy might be very aggressive, and individuals who need to enter mustn’t solely go an educational examine nevertheless a bodily and well being examine as properly. Yū Arimura is a former widespread idol who turns into enamored with horse racing after seeing it for the first time, and needs to affix the academy. Shun Kazanami was raised on an island, and solely expert horse races by way of radio broadcasts rising up. Amane comes from a high-class family in England, and his father is a former jockey. Amane has beforehand attended horse racing academies in diverse worldwide areas. The current follows these three 15-year-old boys and others on the academy.

The anime stars: (from left to correct in above image)

  • Natsuki Hanae as Amane Grace
  • Shougo Yano as Yū Arimura
  • Shimba Tsuchiya as Shun Kazanami

Additional solid consists of:

  • 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
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Yutaka Asahi
  • Hiroki Touchi as Kazuo Nohira
  • Lynn as Tako Kitami
  • Masako Katsuki as Naoko Saionji
  • Daisuke Namikawa as Yoshihisa Kuji

Makoto Katō (Bloom Into You, Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace observe) is directing the gathering 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. Naohiro Fukushima is the precept creator, and Tomokatsu Nagasaku is the chief animation director.

Boy band JO1 performs the opening theme tune “Move The Soul.” SawanoHiroyuki[nZk] with Junki Kōno and Shō Yonashiro (every from JO1) perform the ending theme tune “Outsiders,” and the tune’s single will debut on May 25. The anime’s soundtrack will ship on June 8.

Sources: Fanfare of Adolescence anime’s website, Comic Natalie