Uma Musume: Pretty Derby – Road to the Top anime revealed the opening that features the theme song “Glorious Moment” which is performed by Kanna Nakamura, Hitomi Sasaki and Sora Tokui. Cygames Pictures is animating the anime. There will be a total of four episodes.
Liao Chengzhi is directing Uma Musume: Pretty Derby – Road to the Top, while Jun Yamazaki is the character designer. The main cast includes:
- Kanna Nakamura as Narita Top Road
- Hitomi Sasaki as Admire Vega
- Sora Tokui as T.M. Opera O
- Manaki Iwami as Rice Shower
- Yukina Shuto as Haru Urara
- Misaki Watada as Meisho Doto
- Yu Sasahara as Curren-chan
The anime premiere, tiled “The Dream’s Starting Gate,” is streaming on YouTube with English subtitles:
Uma Musume: Pretty Derby is a mixed-media franchise focused on horse racing. The main characters are horse girls. The franchise was created by Cygames. It started off as a manga titled Uma Musume Pretty Derby: Haru Urara Ganbaru! by Huan Yu (ZECO). The manga was serialized on the Cycomis website in 2016. Starting Gate! Uma Musume Pretty Derby manga has also been serialized since 2017. A spin-off titled Uma Musume: Cinderella Grey also exists, along with a new manga, titled, Uma Musume Pretty Derby Uma Musumeshi, which began serialization on March 1.
TV anime by P.A.Works aired in the spring of 2012. Umayon chibi spin-off, which adapts the manga of the same name, premiered in 2020. The anime had 12 episodes and was animated by DMM.futureworks and W-Toon Studio. The second season by Studio Kai premiered in 2021 and the third one is set to premiere later this year. The Uma Musume Pretty Derby mobile game was launched in 2021,
Source: Official Website
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