Announced back in December 2014, the light novel series Mikagura School Suite from Last Note is getting an anime adaptation. We previously got the main and supporting cast for the series, but now there’s reports that a few more have joined the show with Reina Ueda, Ai Kayano, Natsuki Hanae and Yoshimasa Hosoya now a part of the project.
Last Note may not be well known to anime fans in general, but he’s a composer that has worked on a number of Vocaloid songs and ended up creating this series based on them, which has also seen a manga adaptation by Sayuki. Five volumes will be out of the light novel series as of this month while three volumes of the manga have been released so far.
The previously revealed cast includes:
Juri Kimura as Eruna Ichinomiya
Saori Onishi as Seisa Mikagura
Ari Ozawa as Otone Fujishiro
Ayaka Suwa as Himi Yasaka
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Shigure Ninomiya
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Bimii
Natsuki Hanae as Yūto Akama
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Kyoma Kuzuryu
Makoto Furukawa as Sadamatsu Minatogawa
Ai Kakuma as Asuhi Imizu
Reina Ueda as Meika Katai
Ai Kayano as Kurumi Narumi
Asuka Nishi as Yuriko
The anime adaptation will be directed by Tarou Iwasaki and it will be animated at Dogakobo. Masahiro Yokotani will be writing the scripts and serving as supervisor while Mamani Amazaki will be doing double duty as character designer and chief animation director.
Plot concept: The story of the original light novels and manga revolves around high school girl Eruna Ichinomiya, who enters the Mikagura Academy dreaming of a boarding school life filled with beauty. However, Eruna finds out that in the culture clubs, there is a rule that battles that are fought with special powers decide a club representative’s treatment. Through various circumstances, Eruna becomes a representative of a club, and is thrown into the fray.