The spring 2020 anime adaptation of the Arte manga is coming up with an April 4th, 2020 debut in Japan and now Funimation has stepped into the ring. The streaming service will be bringing the show out with finalized details to come, though we’ll presume the standard with it arriving near the same time as the Japanese side and standard regional availability.
The was directed by Takayuki Hamana based on the scripts by Reiko Yoshida. Chieko Miyakawa handled the character designs with Seven Arcs handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Junya Enoki as Angelo, Sayaka Ohara as Veronica, Kousuke Toriumi as Yuri, M.A.O. as Catalina, Kiyono Yasuno as Dacha, Yousuke Akimoto as Ubertino, Rie Tanaka as Sofia, and Haruka Tomatsu as Daphne.
Maaya Sakamoto will be performing the opening theme “Clove” for the series. We previously learned that Kiyono Yasuno is on board for the ending song “Hare Moyo.”
The manga comes from Kei Okubo which began in 2013 as serialized in Monthly Comic Zenon and has eleven volumes out so far. The first three volumes of the manga are available digitally in English from Amazon.
Plot Concept: 16th century Firenze, Italy. One girl, One ARTistic ambition! The birthplace of the renaissance era, where art is thriving. In one small corner of this vast city, one sheltered girl’s journey begins. She dreams of becoming an artist, an impossible career for a girl born into a noble family. In those days, art was an exclusively male profession, with woman facing strong discrimination. In spite of these challenges, Arte perseveres with hard work and a positive attitude!