It’s time to reset the countdown as we look forward to April.
Earlier today, the official Sakurada Reset anime website updated with a new promotional video. The 90-second teaser introduces the characters and setting, while confirming an April premiere:
Furthermore, the site updated to announce that an advance screening event will be held at the Shinjuku Wald 9 cinema on March 7. Several guests are confirmed to attend, including director Shinya Kawatsura and voice actors Kaito Ishikawa, Kana Hanazawa, and Aoi Yūki.
Sakurada Reset is based on Yutaka Kōno and illustrator You Shiina’s light novel series of the same name. Shinya Kawatsura (Non Non Biyori, Kokoro Connect) was tapped to direct the series at David Production, with Tomoyuki Shitaya providing character designs. Katsuhiko Takayama (Aldnoah.Zero, Baka and Test – Summon the Beasts) is in charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Sumire Sōma: Aoi Yūki
- Kei Asai: Kaito Ishikawa
- Misora Haruki: Kana Hanazawa
- Seika Nono: Sachika Misawa
- Tomoki Nakano: Takuya Eguchi
- Yōka Murase: Yui Makino
- Mirai Minami: Yuki Yamada
The original Sakurada Reset light novels by Yutaka Kōno and illustrator You Shiina began publication on May 30, 2009 in Sneaker Bunko’s The Sneaker magazine. The first collected volume hit Japanese retailers on May 30, 2009. Seven volumes were produced in total, with the final book shipping on March 31, 2012.
A manga adaptation of the first book was produced by Masahiko Yoshihara. The title ran in Kadokawa’s Shōnen Ace magazine in 2010, and spanned two collected volumes.