Crunchyroll handled the simulcast for the Days anime series back in 2017 and that brought some fun soccer material to fans whose manga is available in English through Kodansha Comics. Now, Weekly Shonen Magazine has revealed that series will end with the next installment that’s due out on January 20th, 2020. That will bring the series to 42 volumes when all is said and done as the 41st was released in December 2020.
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” while for the second round, the opening song “Higher Climber” from HOWL BE QUIET and the closing song “Days” by Shout it Out.
The series is one that began back in 2013 in the magazine and has been running pretty firmly, if quietly, since then with twenty-seven 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…