Pony Canyon is handling the Japanese home video release of the summer/fall anime series Days and they’ve laid out a pretty solid plan for the twenty-four episode series. With it coming out a couple of days ago, we’ve now got a look at the eighth volume of the series that landed on May 17th, 2017 along with the packaging. The show is being spread across nine discs that began release on October 19th, 2016. With both formats listed as limited editions, the DVDs are priced at 5,800 yen while the Blu-ray’s are priced at 6,800 yen.
The series was directed by Konosuke Uda with character designs produced by Kazuto Nakazawa and was animated at MAPPA.
The Japanese cast includes Takuto Yoshinaga as Tsukushi Tsukamoto, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Jin Kazama, Daisuke Namikawa as Hisahito Mizuki, Takuto Yoshinaga as Tsukushi Tsukamoto, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Jin Kazama, Daisuke Namikawa as Hisahito Mizuki, Mariya Ise as Chikako Ubukata, Ayane Sakura as Sayuri Tachibana, Katsuyuki Konishi as Katsutoshi Nakazawa, Daisuke Ono as Atsushi Kimishita, Mamoru Miyano as Kiichi Oshiba, Takahiro Sakurai as Yuta Usui, Hiroyuki Yoshino as Hiroyuki Kurusu and Kaito Ishikawa as Tetsuya Nitobe.
Howl Be Quiet performed the opening theme song “Wake We Up” while the lead actors performed the ending song “Everlasting Days”.
The series is one that began back in 2013 in the magazine and has been running pretty firmly, if quietly, since then with seventeen volumes released so far.
Plot concept: The two boys chance meeting on a stormy night.
With no skills or outstanding features, one boy hides a passionate heart, Tsukushi Tsukamoto. The otheris a lonely soccer genius, Jin Kazama. The winds of change begin to blow in the world of high school soccer as these two boys with nothing in common come together. The curtain on this hot-blooded, touching story is rising…
Tsukushi joins the Seiseki Soccer Club with Kazama and the wheels of fate start to turn. The prodigy, Jin Kazama. Star high school player and captain, Hisahito Mizuki. The calm and collected playmaker, Atsushi Kimishita. The towering forward, Kiichi Oshiba. Amongst all these talented players with high expectations of them, Tsukushi forges ahead.
He really just wants to spend time with his teammates, but feels like he weighs them down during the rigorous practices. To his teammates though, he becomes an irreplaceable existence before long, flaws and all. The unshakable bond they share leads to something miraculous…