Atsumi Tanezaki and Rie Suegara Voicing Thomas Twin Sisters in TV Anime “Harukana Receive”

In addition to the two leads revealed one month ago, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nyoijizai’s beach volleyball-themed manga Harukana Receive announced two more voice cast members today: Atsumi Tanezaki (Chise Hatori in The Ancient Magus’ Bride) as Claire Thomas and Rie Suegara (Shizuka Tsuchimikado in Märchen Mädchen) as her twin sister Emily. 


Claire Thomas: The second grade student at the same high school with Haruka and Kanata. With her twin sister Emily, she has achieved excellent results since their childhood, and the sister pair currently ranks second in the national ranking. She is not a very meticulous person, so she quickly gets along with Kanata who has a similar personality. 


Emily Thomas: She has a serious and calm personality, and always argues with her twin sister Claire.

While practising beach volleyball hard after school, she also serves as a member of student council.

As a friend, she has been caring about the relationship between Kanata and Narumi (Kanata’s previous




By the way, the anime’s official Twitter posted a special illustration for Valentine’s Day on February 14.



The sports manga has been serialized in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Forward since its October

2015 issue, and has released four tankobon volumes in Japan so far. The story follows high school

girl Haruka Ozora who moves from Tokyo to live with her cousin in Okinawa, Kanata Higa. 172 cm-tall

Haruka likes sports but an absolute beginner of beach volleyball. On the other hand, 151 cm-tall

Kanata is shy, and gave up playing beach volleyball in the past because of her short stature. By

chance, the two, who have totally different personalities, form a pair for beach volleyball games.

The TV anime’s on-air schedule has not yet been finalized.


Teaser visual



Source: TV anime “Harukana Receive” official website, Twitter


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