On June 27, 2021, the second trailer for the upcoming anime, “Kageki Shojo!!” is already up on its official website. Moreover, it features the opening song titled “Hoshi no Orchestra,” performed by Saji.
First of All, What is “Kageki Shojo!!”?
In case you didn’t know, Kageki-shojo was a Japanese manga series by Kumiko Saiki serialized from 2012 to 2014, with a total of 2 volumes under the title “Kageki Shoujo!” Shueisha published the manga in Jump Kai Magazine.
Later on, Saiki released a sequel in 2015 titled “Kageki Shojo!!,” with an extra exclamation point. This time, Hakusensha published it in Melody Magazine. As of now, it is still ongoing and currently has 10 volumes in total.
For Further Details, you can read the Synopsis of the series below:
Ever since she was a little girl, Sarasa has wanted to play the role of Oscar as part of the Kouka Acting Troupe, an all-female acting troupe similar to the Takarazuka Revue. But before she can do that, she has to attend two years at the Kouka School of Musical and Theatrical Arts.
As Sarasa practices singing, dancing, and acting, she grows closer to the other girls in her year, including her roommate, the stoic former J-idol, Ai.
Though Sarasa is great at making friends, her outspoken nature and grand ambitions earn her lots of enemies as well. Can Sarasa keep her upbeat attitude and achieve her dream of stardom?
Also, you can watch the show’s second trailer below:
Then, the ending song of the anime is titled “Hoshi no Tabibito.” Sarasa Watanabe (CV: Sayaka Senbongi) x Ai Narada (CV: Yumiri Hanamori) performed the song.
Furthermore, the series is listed with 13 episodes across 4 Blu-ray volumes. The first volume, which contains episodes 1-3 will be available starting August 25. The second volume which contains episodes 4-6 will be available on September 29.
Next is the third volume that contains episodes 7-9 will be released on October 27. Lastly, Volume 4 of the series will contain episodes 10-13. The release date is on November 24.
Take note: Volumes 1-3 will be available for 8,500 yen, and the fourth one will be available for 9,500 yen. All of them will be released on year 2021.
According to the second trailer of the anime, the Kageki Shojo!! cast include:
Sayaka Senbongi as Sarasa Watanabe
Sumire Uesaka as Sawa Sugimoto
Rico Sasaki as Ayako Yamada
Satsumi Matsuda as Chiaki Sawada
Yumiri Hanamori as Ai Narata
You Taichi as Kaoru Hoshino
Risae Matsuda as Chika Sawada
Hiroki Nanami as Sei Satomi
The previous promotional video revealed that the anime will premiere on July 3, 2021.
Source: Kageki Shojo!! official website