The horse-racing anime series Fanfare of Adolescence has unveiled a new key visual and trailer as part of the upcoming training arc of the series. As the series is listed for 13 episodes, the last five are dedicated to this particular arc. The anime series has recently aired its seventh episode.
In addition, Fanfare of Adolescence has unveiled additional cast for the series, which includes:
- Yoko Hikasa as Akari Sumeragi
- Junya Enoki as Yukino Tayasu
- Mitsuru Miyamoto as Futoshi Kashino
- Minako Kotobuki as Miku Kashino
- Yuichi Nakamura as Kazuma Hayashida
The anime premiered on April 8 this year and is animated by studio Lay-duce. Makoto Kato is directing the series while Tomokatsu Nagasaku serves as the series’ chief animation director. Shogo Yano, Shimba Tsuchiya, and Natsuki Hanae are voicing the main characters, Yu, Shun, and Amane respectively. JO1 performed the series’ opening theme “Move The Soul” which they recently performed live at The First Take. Meanwhile, JO1’s Junki Kono and Sho Yonashiro performed the ending theme “OUTSIDERS”, composed by Hiroyuki Sawano.
Set in a horse racing academy where three 15-year-old boys train to become jockeys. The three-year program is extremely tough, and applicants must pass not only an academic but also a physical and fitness test. Yu Arimura is a former popular idol who, after watching horse racing for the first time, gets infatuated with it and wants to join the academy.
Shun Kanami grew up on an island and only heard about horse races through radio broadcasts. Amane came from a wealthy English family, and his father was a jockey. He previously studied at several horse racing institutes throughout the world.Synopsis (via official website, ACN edit)