Kodoani.com – A theatrical showcase at the AnimeJapan 2022 event on Saturday revealed a new trailer for the anime Fanfare of Adolescence (Gunjo no Fanfare) by Aniplex.
The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, BS1, Gunma TV, and Tochigi TV channels on Saturday, April 2 at 11:30 p.m. (10:30 a.m. EDT), and the anime will also run on MBS and AT- X in Japan. The website lists the anime with six Blu-ray Disc/DVD volumes with 13 episodes.
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 horse racing academies in various countries. The show follows these three 15-year-old boys and others at the academy.
Natsuki Hanae as Amane Grace Shōgo Yano as Yū Arimura Shimba Tsuchiya as Shun Kazanami Yōjirō Itokawa as Aki Kyōriki Tatsumaru Tachibana as Sōjirō Sakuraba Inori Minase as Eri Shimotsuki Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Hayato Hosho Chiaki Kobayashi as Sakurai Maki Takahiro voices Yutaka Asahi Hiroki Touchi voices Kazuo Nohira Lynn voices Tako Kitami Masako Katsuki voices Naoko Saionji Daisuke Namikawa voices Yoshihisa Kuji Shōya Kimata voices Kōsei Nambara Shōsei Ōhira voices Masaki Azuma
Makoto Katō (Bloom Into You, Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace note) is directing the anime series 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 main scriptwriter, and Tomokatsu Nagasaku is the main animation director.
Boy group JO1 performed the opening song “Move The Soul”. SawanoHiroyuki [nZk] along with Junki Kōno and Shō Yonashiro (both from JO1) performing the edning track “Outsiders.”