The moon is beautiful, as is the sight of a new simulcast announcement.

Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they will stream Tsukigakirei (Tsuki ga Kirei, lit. The Moon Is Beautiful) as part of their Spring 2017 simulcast lineup. The series will kick off on April 6 at 9:30AM Pacific (12:30PM Eastern) in all regions outside of Asia.

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.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Chinatsu Nishio: Rie Murakawa
  • Kotaro Azumi: Shoya Chiba
  • Akane Mizuno: Konomi Kohara
  • Takumi Hira: Atsushi Tamaru
  • Aira Miyamoto: Kaori Ishihara
  • Aoi Takizawa: Haruka Shiraishi
  • Ayane Mizuno: Ryoko Maekawa
  • Daichi Ogasawara: Makoto Kaneko
  • Daisuke Tachibana: Mutsuki Iwanaka
  • Hiroshi Mizuno: Mitsuo Iwata
  • Junko Azumi: Kikuko Inoue
  • Miu Imazu: Haruka Chisuga
  • Roman Yamashina: Eishin Fudemura
  • Ryouko Sonoda: Nao Touyama
  • Ryuunosuke Azumi: Kazuo Oka
  • Sakura Tanaka: Honoka Inoue
  • Saori Mizuno: Chiwa Saito
  • Setsuko Satou: Misono Suzuki
  • Shou Nagahara: Yuuya Hirose
  • Tsubasa Kaneko: Kentaro Kumagai
  • Yasuhito Inaba: Mark Ishii

Tsuki ga Kirei is an original project from Studio feel. Crunchyroll describes the show as:

It’s the third year of middle school. Kotaro, a bookish boy aspiring to become a novelist, and Akane, a track girl who loves to run, meet in the same class together for the first time. They’re put in charge of the equipment for the sports festival, and slowly grow closer via LINE. How does Kotaro deal with his growing feelings for her?

Meanwhile, Takumi has been in love with Akane since first year, and Akane’s friend, Chinatsu, becomes interested in Kotaro.

A refreshing story of young love set in Kawagoe

Source: Crunchyroll