‘Sonny Boy’ TV anime unveils new key visual and PV, announces pilot episode premiere

Written by: Allysa Malicdem | Published on: June 17, 2021 at 7:10 PM PHT (GMT+8)


The official website of Shingo Natsume's original TV anime ‘Sonny Boy’ has released on Thursday a new key visual and a 60-second promotional video cut. The said anime series is set to launch on July 15. In addition, an announcement on the first episode streaming on Youtube was disclosed.

'Sonny Boy' Key Visual
'Sonny Boy' Key Visual

The pre-premiere streaming of the pilot episode on Shochiku's official YouTube channel is on June 19 at 8:00PM JST. It will be broadcasted on TOKYO MX, KBS Kyoto, Sun TV, BS Asahi, and RAB Aomori Broadcasting by July 15.


Watch the 60-second PV here:

Apart from the details on its release, the jacket photo of the original soundtrack of the 1st half album was also revealed. It features one of Hisashi Eguchi’s character art. The first half will launch on July 21 while the 2nd half to follow on September 8. The soundtrack includes bands personally hand-picked by its music advisor, Shinichiro Watanabe, such as VIDEOTAPEMUSIC, The Natsuyasumi Band and Mitsume, to name a few.

Jacket Photo of 1st half OST | (c) VictorMusic Twitter
Jacket Photo of 1st half OST | (c) VictorMusic Twitter

Cast includes:

  • Aoi Ichikawa as Nagara

  • Saori Onishi as Nozomi

  • Aoi Yuki as Mizuho

  • Chiaki Kobayashi as Asakaze

Studio Madhouse is animating the series, with Shingo Natsume as creator, director and scriptwriter. Original character designs were made by Hisashi Eguchi. Sound direction is taken care of by Shoji Hata.


Synopsis by MyAnimeList:

Empty classrooms, boring days. It was supposed to be a normal summer vacation just like any other. Suddenly, the school begins to drift through another dimension, and 36 boys and girls are left there, awakening to their supernatural abilities. Amidst the whirlpool of questions that come to mind one after another, survival in a supernatural world begins.

Sources: 'Sonny Boy' anime Official Website | Comic Natalie | VictorMusic Official Twitter

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