Truly, the moon is beautiful, as is this casting reveal.
Earlier today, anime studio feel unveiled the main cast members for upcoming anime series Tsuki ga Kirei (The Moon is Beautiful). The following cast members (arranged left to right from the below visual) are as follows:
- Chinatsu Nishio: Rie Murakawa
- Kotarō Azumi: Shōya Chiba
- Akane Mizuno: Konomi Kohara
- Takumi Hira: Atsushi Tamaru
Specific details on the characters are as follows:
- Chinatsu Nishio: Chinatsu is popular with boys and girls alike, and a close friend of Akane’s. She’s bright, friendly, and innocent. Chinatsu’s a member of the school track & field club.
- Akane Mizuno: Akane is also a part of the track club, and specializes as a short-distance runner. She was raised in a fairly relaxed household, so she’s a bit cocky at home, despite being shy outside the house.
- Kotarō Azumi: Kotarō is the president of the literary club in high middle school. He’s generally carefree, though not a very memorable person. Kotarō aspires to be a novelist one day.
- Takumi Hira: Takumi is manager of his school’s track club. He’s a true scholar and athletes, with fantastic grades and a trip to the prefectural tournament under his belt.
Tsuki ga Kirei will hit Japanese TV in April. Seiji Kishi (Angel Beats!, Yuki Yuna Is A Hero) was tapped to direct the series, while Yuuko Kakihara (Digimon Adventure tri., Orange) will tackle series composition. loundraw is providing original character designs on the project. Studio Flying Dog is producing the show’s music.
Tsuki ga Kirei is an original project from Studio feel. The series is described as:
Kotarou Azumi and Akane Mizuno are entering their third year of junior high and, for the first time, are sharing a class together. These two, along with fellow classmates Chinatsu Nishio and Takumi Hira, find ways to relate to their peers through mutual emotions and understandings.
As they progress through their final year of junior high school, the group must overcome hardships to mature and realize the changes within themselves.