The previously announced Seiyuu Radio no Uraomote anime unveiled its first trailer on Wednesday. The trailer features Chika Watanabe (Yuhi Yugure) and Yumiko Sato (Yasumi Utatane). The anime is scheduled to premiere sometime in 2024.
Studio CONNECT is animating with Hideki Tachibana as director. Keiichiro Uchi is writing the scripts and Shoko Takimoto is doing the character designs. Moe Toyota is voicing Chika Watanabe (Yuhi Yugure) while Miku Ito is playing the role of Yumiko Sato (Yasumi Utatane).
The anime is based on the light novel series written by Ko Nigatsu and illustrated by Saba Mizorure. The series began publication in February 2020 by ASCII Media Works under their Dengeki Bunko publishing imprint and it currently has 9 volumes in circulation. The title won the Grand Prize in the 26th Dengeki Novel Prize in 2019. A manga adaptation by Umemi Makimoto was started in 2020 with 3 volumes in total.
Seiyuu Radio no Uraomote TV anime will follow the story of Yuuhi Yuugure and Yasumi Utatane, two high school voice actresses who happened to be in the same class. Both are hosts of a weekly radio program. As fellow classmates and voice actresses, they show all the listeners their great friendship! At least, on the surface. In reality, the quiet girl Chika and the gyaru Yumiko are complete opposites and they absolutely cannot stand each other. Off air, chaos and insults erupt. On air, they’re the best of friends. Just where will this tumultuous relationship lead them?