The latest issue of Megami magazine has revealed a brand new visual for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Norimitsu Kaihou and Sadoru Chiba’s Gakkou Gurashi! (School-Live!) manga. The new visual itself features the main girls of the series enjoying themselves at the pool during Summer, despite the zombie apocalypse. Yeah, that happens but the girls still want to have fun.Click on the image for the full resolution
The Gakkou Gurashi! anime will begin its broadcast from July 9th on Tokyo MX at 11:30pm JST. The anime will also air an hour later at 12:30am JST on Sun TV and BS11.
The anime’s website has revealed Gakkou Gurashi!‘s main cast, which includes:
- Inori Minase (Chino Kafuu in Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?) will be voicing Yuki Takeya
- Ari Ozawa (Chiyo Sakura in Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun) is voicing Kurumu Ebisuzawa
- Mao Ichimichi (Kazumi Schlierenzauer from Gokukoku no Brynhildr) as Yuuri Wakasa
- Rie Takahashi (Akane Uchida in Shirobako) voices Miki Naoki
- Ai Kayano (Menma from AnoHana) will voice Megumi Sakura
- Emiri Katou (Kyuubey from Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica) will voice Taromaru
The first staff members of the production crew were earlier unveiled and consists of:
- Director: Masaomi Ando (White Album 2, Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse)
- Series Composer: Norimitsu Kaihou (Manga’s Creator)
- Anime Character Designer: Haruko Iizuka (Little Busters!, Tamayura)
- Animation Studio: Studio Lerche (Fate/Prototype, Assassination Classroom)
The site has also revealed that the Opening theme of the upcoming anime will be the song Friend Shitai performed by the main cast of the anime. The Ending theme will be performed by Japanese singer Maon Kurosaki.
Gakkou Gurashi! (School-Live!) is a moe, post-apocalyptic zombie manga series written by Norimitsu Kaihou and illustrated by Sadoru Chiba that started in 2012. Kaihou is a writer from the visual novel developer Nitro+. The series is currently being serialized in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Forward magazine. To date, there have been 4 compiled volumes.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
Takeya Yuki is in love with the school. For her, it’s a wonderful place, where she enjoys her school activities, especially the activities of her club, the School Life Club. The club has Rii-chan as the president, Kurumi-chan as another member, and the teacher, Megu-nee, always there for them. Yes, she is in love with her school… in her mind. Because, for her, the reality of the school and their club’s activities is way too hard to be perceived…
The Gakkou Gurashi! TV anime will be airing from July 9th at 11:30pm JST on Tokyo MX, during the Summer 2015 anime season. Further information about the anime will be revealed in the following weeks.
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