Cygames released the first trailer for the Uma Musume Pretty Derby spinoff anime, Uma Musume Pretty Derby: Road to the Top previewing the first episode of the anime ahead of its debut date on April 16!
The Road to the Top anime is centered around the three horses that were once called the strongest in the horse racing industry, including Narita Top Toad, T.M. Opera O, and Admire Vega, the three horses that once shared the 1999 Classic Triple Crowns, becoming known as the Top Three horses of their time. The anime focuses on the battles and competitions these three face off in to become the best of the best.
The anime’s theme song is “Glorious Moment!” by Yohei Matsui, performed by Kanna Nakamura, Hitomi Sasaki, and Tokui Sora, who star in the anime as Narita Top Road, Admire Vega, and T.M. Opera O respectively.
The anime also casts Dai Tsuchida as Okita Trainer, Manaka Iwami as Rice Shower, Yu Sasahara as Curren Chan, Misaki Watada as Meisho Doto, and Yukina Shuto as Haru Urara.
The anime debuts on the Paka Tube Youtube channel on April 16, 21:00 [JST].
▍Uma Musume Pretty Derby Road To The Top Episode 1 Preview
▍Uma Musume Pretty Derby Road To The Top Staff and Production
Director: Liao Chengzhi
Scenario Director/Series Composition: Tetsuya Kobari
Character design/chief drawing director: Jun Yamazaki
Character design supervision: Minami Kiyonaga
Color design: Ayumi Nakahara
Art director: Shingo Kanai, Osamu Shinoda
Cinematographer: Song Si Zhi
3D Director: Yoshinori Nakano
Editing: Yoshiko Kimura
Music Producer: Tetsuya Uchida
Sound Director: Takaomi Kanyasaki
Content Director: Takuma Akitsu
Animation production: CygamesPictures
▍Uma Musume Pretty Derby Road To The Top Cast
■ Narita Top Road – CV: Kanna Nakamura
■ Admire Vega – CV: Hitomi Sasaki
■ Tie M Opera Oh – CV: Tokui Sora
■ Okita Trainer – CV: Dai Tsuchida
■ Rice Shower – CV: Manaka Iwami
■ Karen-chan – CV: Yu Shinohara
■ Name – CV: Misaki Watada
■ Haruurara – CV: Shina Shudo