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Yuri light novel series 'Adachi and Shimamura' TV anime adaptation premieres October 8, new key visual and PV
September 1, 2020 at 2:05 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official website of TBS TV network has announced that the TV anime adaptation of Hitoma Iruma's "Adachi and Shimamura" light novel series will begin broadcasting starting October 8, 2020 on Japan's TBS and will be streaming on Funimation and AnimeLab. A new key visual and a preview video (PV) were also released.
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Tezuka Productions is handling the animation production and the series is directed by Satoshi Kuwabara, with Keiichirō Ōchi handling series composition, and Shizue Kaneko designing the characters.
The opening theme is performed by Akari Kitō and Miku Itō as their respective characters, entitled "Kimi ni Aeta Hi" (君に会えた日) while the ending theme is "Kimi no Tonari de" (キミのとなりで) performed by Kitō.
Watch the PV here:
The story follows Adachi Sakura and Shimamura Hougetsu, two girls who one day meet upstairs in the gym while skipping class. They begin to spend a lot of time together and become great friends and possibly more.
The 'Adachi to Shimamura' light novel series, written by Hitoma Iruma and illustrated by Non, began its serialization in October 2012 in ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko Magazine and is published under the Dengeki Bunko imprint. The light novels are licensed for English release in North America by Seven Seas Entertainment.
A manga adaptation illustrated by Mani was serialized online via Square Enix's Gangan Online website from April 4, 2016 to December 22, 2017. It was collected in three tankōbon volumes. A second manga adaptation with illustration by Moke Yuzuhara began serialization in ASCII Media Works' shōnen manga magazine Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh on May 25, 2019.