The official website for Seiren, an upcoming original TV anime with series composition and original character designs by Kisai Takayama (Amagami SS), has introduced 2 of its 6 principal cast members. The voice actors and their corresponding characters that were announced include:
Ayane Sakura as Hikari Tsuneki. Hikari is described as the “class idol” with an eternally sunny personality. She was the runner-up in the previous year’s “Miss Santa Contest” and she claims a dedicated seat on the terrace. Hikari enjoys eating, and she also has a bit of a stubborn streak.
And Juri Kimura as Kyouko Touno. Kyouko has been friends with Hikari since they were in kindergarten, and they would often play together in Oka no Ue Park as children. Kyouko is an honors student with excellent grades, but she also loves shōjo manga and has some childish habbits, and she has a bit of a complex about these behaviors.
Seiren is described as a “passionate love story with new heroines”. The series is directed by Tomoki Kobayashi and features animation by Studio Gokumi and AXsiZ. Seiren will begin its Japanese broadcast on TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System), BS-TBS, and Sun TV in January of 2017.
Official Seiren TV anime home page
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