The upcoming girls’ love anime Yuri is My Job revealed a special visual on Friday featuring the Japanese traditional event Momo no Sekku/Hinamatsuri. Momo no Sekku (peach flower festival) or also known as Hinamatsuri is a celebration held every March 3rd in Japan to wish the healthy growth of girls. The visual features four of the main characters from the anime namely: Hime Shirasagi, Mitsuki Ayanokoji, Kanoko Mamiya, and Sumika Chibana, who are surrounded by peach flowers. The anime premieres on April 6.
The series previously unveiled a main visual and trailer last February 14. Studios Passione and LINGS are collaborating together in animating while Hijiri Sanpei is acting as director. Taisuke Iwasaki is the character designer and Megumi Ohashi is the music composer. Yui Ogura, who voices the main character Hime Shirasagi, will be performing the opening song while the ending song is sung by the main characters Hime Shirasagi and Mitsuki Ayanokoji (voiced by Sumire Uesaka). The rest of the cast members are the following:
- Minami Tanaka as Kanoko Mamiya
- Makoto Koichi as Sumika Chibana
- Yukari Tamura as Mai Mikoshiba
- Asami Seto as Nene Nishidera
The TV anime is based on the manga by Minman which was first serialized in Ichijinsha’s Comic Yuri Hime in November 2016. Kodansha is publishing the English version of the manga and they described it as:
Hime is a picture-perfect high school princess—she’s admired by all and never trips up! So when she accidentally injures a café manager named Mai, she’s willing to cover some shifts to keep her facade intact. To Hime’s surprise, the café is themed after a private school where the all-female staff always puts on their best act for their loyal customers. However, under the guidance of the most graceful girl there, Hime can’t help but blush and blunder! Beneath all the frills and laughter, Hime feels tension brewing as she finds out more about her new job and her budding feelings…
Source: Yuri Is My Job Official Twitter
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