Japanese publisher Kadokawa have announced that Sei Hatsuno’s HaruChika novel series will be adapted into a TV anime that will air next January. The anime’s official website has launched revealed the first visual, character designs and staff of the upcoming series.
The anime’s title will be HaruChika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru and will begin its broadcast in January, during the Winter 2015/2016 anime season.
The character designs for the two main characters have been revealed. Their cast members have not yet been revealed:
- Haruta Kamijou
- Chika Homura
The first members of the anime’s staff have been revealed. They include:
- Director: Masakazu Hashimoto (Soul Eater Not!, Tari Tari)
- Series Composer: Reiko Yoshida (Bakuman., K-ON!)
- Anime Character Designer: Asako Nishida (Love Live! School Idol Project, Vampire Knight)
- Animation Studio: P.A. Works (Shirobako, Angel Beats!)
HaruChika is a mystery novel series written by Sei Hatsuno that began in 2008 published by Kadokawa. To date the series has a total of 4 volumes released with the 5th volume scheduled to release in the upcoming months.
Here is the series’ synopsis:
The original novels revolve around two high school students named Haruta and Chika, who are members of a wind instrument club that is on the verge of being shut down. The two are childhood friends, and they spend their days practicing hard while also trying to recruit new members. When a certain incident happens within their school, they work together to solve it.
The anime adaptation of HaruChika, HaruChika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru, will air in January during the Winter 2015/2016 anime season. Further information about the series will be revealed in the upcoming months.
Source Article and Images – HaruChika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru Website
Source Article – Anime News Network
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