Fanfare of Adolescence, new original anime from Aniplex, has been announced for 2022. Lay-duce is producing the series under the direction of Makoto Kato. The story takes place in a horse-racing academy.
Three teaser visuals featuring the main cast are also available:
Cast & Production
Shogo Yano (Hyouta Ashikaga, Bishounen Tanteidan) is voicing Yu Arimura, Shimba Tsuchiya (Kai Nakamura, The Aquatope on White Sand) as Shun Kazanami, while Natsuki Hanae (Tanjiro, Demon Slayer) voices Amane Grace.
Makoto Kato (Bloom Into You) is directing the series at studio Lay-duce (Fate/Grand Order: First Order), while Hiro Kanzaki (Eromanga Sensei) is in charge of character design. In addition, Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan) is composing the music for the project.
You can watch the announcement video for the series below:
Fanfare of Adolescence Synopsis
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. Yū 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.via Official Website, ACN Edit
Shun Kanami grew up on an island and only heard about horse races through radio broadcasts. Meanwhile, Amane came from a wealthy English family, and his father was a jockey. He previously studied at several horse racing institutes throughout the world.