The anime adaptation of Saburouta’s yuri manga series Citrus is underway as part of the winter 2018 season and Crunchyroll is doing some promotion for it. That’s come in the form of the tenth episode preview which lands on March 10th, 2018. Crunchyroll streams the series on Saturday’s at 11:00 am ET for their members with availability worldwide outside of Asia.
The series is directed by Takeo Takahashi based on the series composition by Naoki Hayashi. Izuro Ijuuin is on board with the character designs while studio Passione is handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Ayane Taketatsu as Yuzu Aihara, Minami Tsuda as Mei Aihara, Yukiyo Fujii as Harumi Taniguchi, Yurika Kubo as Himeko Momokino, Shiori Izawa as Matsuri Mizusawa, Hisako Kanemoto as Sara Tachibana, Rei Matsuzaki as Nina Tachibana, Tomoaki Maeno as Shou Aihara, and Kana Ueda as Ume Aihara.
The series comes from Saburouta and began in Japan in the fall of 2012. Saburouta has a few titles under their belt including AKB0048 Heart-Gata Operation and Yuri Hime Wildrose, which ran for seven volumes before finishing this year.
Plot Concept: Yuzu, a high school gyaru who hasn’t experienced her first love yet, transfers to an all-girls school after her mother remarries. She’s beyond upset that she can’t land a boyfriend at her new school. Then, on her first day, she meets the beautiful black-haired student council president Mei in the worst way possible. What’s more, she later finds out that Mei is her new step-sister, and they’ll be living under the same roof! And so the love affair between two polar opposite high school girls who find themselves drawn to one another begins!