The TV anime adaptation of Akeshi Hinata’s (日向武史) basketball manga series Ahiru no Sora (あひるの空) recently releases casts and PV. The anime will premiere in October 2019.
Action Heroine Cheer Fruits (アクションヒロイン チアフルーツ) director Keizou Kusakawa (草川 啓造) is credited as chief director of the anime, while Aho-Girl (アホガール) director Shingo Tamaki (玉木 慎吾) is directing the anime at diomedea. Go Zappa (雑破 業) is in charge of series composition and Yoshino Honda(本多 美乃) is designing the characters.
The story of Ahiru no Sora follows protagonist Sora Kurumatani, a high school student who loves basketball even though he is only 149 cm tall. After entering Kuzuryu High, Sora tries to join the basketball club to fulfil a promise to his mother and to win his first tournament in high school, but the club is dominated by a crowd of delinquent. Affected by Sora’s passion, they gradually fall in love with playing basketball.
▲The OP of the series will be performed by the pillows
▍Characters and Casts
■ Sora Kurumatani (車谷 空) – CV: Yuuki Kaji (梶 裕貴 )
■ Momoharu Hanazono (花園 百春) – CV: Yūma Uchida (内田雄馬)
■ Chiaki Hanazono (花園 千秋) – CV: Katsuyuki Konishi (小西 克幸)
■ Kenji Natsume (夏目 健二) – CV: Kishō Taniyama (谷山 紀章)
■ Kaname Shigeyoshi (茂吉 要) – CV: Mamoru Miyano (宮野 真守)
■ Shinichi Yasuhara (安原 真一) – CV: Taku Yashiro(八代 拓)
■ Ryuhei Nabeshima (鍋島 竜平)- CV: Chado Horii (堀井 茶渡)
■ Masahiro Saki (茶木 正広) – CV: KENN
■ Madoka Yabuchi (藪内 円) – CV: Sayaka Senbongi (千本木 彩花)
■ Nao Nanao (七尾 奈緒) – CV: Yuna Taniguchi (谷口 夢奈)