Fanfare of Adolescence is coming this April 2022, with the ending theme by famous composer Hiroyuki Sawano.
By: Nicole S. Castro on March 06, 2022 at 21:19 PHT
Upcoming original horse racing anime Fanfare of Adolescence has released a second promotional video ahead of its broadcast on April 2, 2022.
The PV features the opening theme Move The Soul by Japanese boy band JO1. Meanwhile, the featured ending theme is OUTSIDERS by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Junki Kono (河野純喜) & Sho Yonashiro (與那城獎).
According to the announcement Tweet below, the CD album for OUTSIDERS will start sales in Japan on May 25, 2022. It will retail for JPY 1870 (inclusive of tax).
Yū Arimura (CV: Shōgo Yano 矢野奨吾)
Shun Kazanami (CV: Shimba Tsuchiya 土屋神葉)
Amane Grace (CV: Natsuki Hanae 花江夏樹)
Shūki Kyōriki (CV: Yōjirō Itokawa 糸川耀士郎)
Hayato Hosho (CV: Toshiyuki Toyonaga 豊永利行)
Sōjirō Sakuraba (CV: Tatsumaru Tachibana 橘龍丸)
Kota Maki (CV: Chiaki Kobayashi 小林千晃)
Eri Shimotsuki (CV: Inori Minase 水瀬いのり)
Yutaka Asahi (CV: Takahiro Sakurai 櫻井孝宏)
Kazuo Nohira (CV: Hiroki Tōchi 東地宏樹)
Tako Kitami (CV: Lynn)
Naoko Saionji (CV: Masako Katsuki 勝生真沙子)
Yoshihisa Kuji (CV: Daisuke Namikawa 浪川大輔)
Director: Makoto Katō
Screen composition: Team Fanfare
Main writer: Naohiro Fukushima
Character design: Hiro Kanzaki
Chief animation director: Tomokatsu Nagasaku
Art director: Tomoe Okubo
Color design: Reiko Iwasawa
Cinematographer: Keiichi Saito (Production I.G.)
Edited by: Shota Magiyama (TROYCA)
Horse Racing 3D Model Motion: Koei Tecmo Games
Sound Director: Masanori Tsuchiya
Sound production: HALF H ・ P STUDIO
Music: Hiroyuki Sawano
Animation production: Lay-duce
The story follows three 15-year-old boys who go to a prestigious horse racing academy to become jockeys. The three-year academy is 10 to 20 times harder to enter than most schools, and whoever wishes to enter must pass an academic, physical, and fitness test.
Formerly a member of an idol group winning fans and fame, Yuu Arimura sets out to meet what his heart desires after becoming enamored with horse racing. Having grown up on an island, Shun Kanami has always yearned to ride with horses. Amane Grace was born in England and is lost in the path his parents have set for him, but he still takes on his dream.
About Fanfare of Adolescence
Fanfare of Adolescence (Japanese: 群青のファンファーレ, Romaji: Gunjō no Fanfāre) is an upcoming original Japanese anime television series produced by Lay-duce and Aniplex. It is scheduled to air in April 2022.
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.