With Sentai Filmworks having picked up the series and streaming coming up soon for it, NBC Universal Japan has now released the opening sequence the anime adaptation of the 2012 manga series Gakkou Garashi, aka School-Live. While most companies in Japan don’t put up opening sequences in general, even fewer showcase them in full prior to the series airing, so this is definitely welcome.
The show and that the series will debut on July 9th, 2015 in Japan. The cast for the series now includes Ai Kayano as Sakura Megumi, Inori Minase as Yuki Takeya, Ari Ozawa as Kurumi Ebisuzawa, M.A.O as Yūri Wakasa, Rie Takahashi as Miki Naoki, Juri Kimura as Kei Shidou and Emiri Kato as Taromaru.
The manga series itself recently got picked up by Yen Press with plans for the first volume to arrive in November.
The work comes from writer Norimitsu Kaihou and artist Sadoru Chiba which will have its fourth volume landing in early July in Japan. Kaohour has worked on the screenplay for some anime works before with ?Guilty Crown: Lost Christmas and doing the series composition for Neppuu Kairiku Bushi Road while also handling the story for one of the Gargantia manga releases and a few others. Sadoru has had a few projects over the years as well, with Heian Zankoku Monogatari, Nobara Sex and The iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls – Ensemble!.
Plot concept: 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: 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… on her mind. Because, for her, the reality of the school and their club’s activities is way too hard to be perceived…