CLAMP Creates Character Designs for “Kabukibu!” TV Anime

The main staff has been announced for Kabukibu!, a TV anime adaptation based on the series of light novels written by Yuuri Eda about a group of high school students attempting to create their own Kabuki theater club.



The main staff for Kabukibu! includes:


  • Original author: Yuuri Eda (published by Kadokawa Bunko)
  • Original anime character design: CLAMP
  • Director: Kazuhiro Yoneda (Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara)
  • Series composition: Yoshiko Nakamura (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun)
  • Anime character design: Majiro
  • Animation production: Studio Deen
  • Production: Kabukibu! Production Committee


CLAMP Creates Character Designs for


In Kabukibu!, Kurogo “Kuro” Kurusu is a 1st year high school student who inherited a love for all things Kabuki from his grandfather. Kuro wants nothing more than to join the Kabuki club and perform in extracurricular theater activities at his school. Unfortunately, no such club exists, so Kuro decides to make one. Will Kuro be able to find a teacher for a sponsor as well the required 5 members to make his dream come true?


Kabukibu! will begin broadcasting on TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) and BS-TBS in April of 2017.




Official Kabukibu! TV anime home page and Twitter feed (@kabukibu)


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