High school romance is about to take a turn for the delinquent, because Kenka Banchou Otome (“Brawling Gang Leader Girl”) – a visual novel about a girl taking the place of her twin brother at the toughest school around – is being adapted into a short-form TV anime in 2017.
Kenka Banchou Otome – Girl Beats Boys, Hinako Nakayama has spent all of her life being raised in state-run orphanages, without ever knowing her family. As she’s about to enter high school, Hinako is approached by Hikaru, a boy who claims to be her twin brother.
According to Hikaru, Hikaru and Hinako are the children of the head of the powerful Onigashima yakuza family, and Hikaru wants Hinako to switches places with him at Shishiku Academy, an all-boys school overrun with the nation’s toughest delinquents. Can Hinako save her brother, find romance, and become the new boss of the school?
The staff for Kenka Banchou Otome – Girl Beats Boys includes:
- Original work: Spike Chunsoft
- Director: Noriaki Saito
- Series composition: Natsuko Takahashi
- Character design: Majiro
- Assistant character design: Akane Yano
- Prop design: Keiko Kitayama
- Art director: Yusuke Ikeda
- Backgrounds: Studio Suuuu
- Color design: Yoko Suzuki
- Director of photography: Junpei Takatsu
- Photography: Asahi Production
- 3DCG: studio A-CAT
- Sound director: Hiroto Morishita
- Sound production: Groove
- Music: Setsuna Records / Simple Notes
- Editing: REAL-T Inc.
- Animation production: project No.9 × A-Real
The cast for Kenka Banchou Otome – Girl Beats Boys includes:
KENN as Totomaru Minowa.
Shouta Aoi as Takayuki Konparu.
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Rintarou Kira.
Tetsuya Kakihara as Yuta Mirako.
And Tomoaki Maeno as Houou Onigashima.
The voice actor for series protagonist Hinako Nakayama has not yet been announced. Also announced (but not pictured) were Tsubasa Yonaga as Hikaru Onigashima and Takashi Kondō as Haruo Sakaguchi.
Each episode of Kenka Banchou Otome – Girl Beats Boys will be approximately 10 minutes in length.
Official Kenka Banchou Otome – Girl Beats Boys TV anime home page
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