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Crunchyroll Adds “Kenka Bancho Otome -Girl Beats Boys-” To Spring 2017 Simulcasts


Grab your knuckle dusters and get ready for action. Crunchyroll’s joining this badass rumble to fight like a girl!

Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they will stream Kenka Bancho Otome -Girl Beats Boys- as part of their Spring simulcast lineup. The series will début on April 12 at 8:00AM Pacific (11:00AM Eastern) for all subscribers outside of Asia.

Kenka Bancho Otome -Girl Beats Boys- is based on Spike Chunsoft’s visual novel of the same name. Noriaki Saito is directing the show at studios A-Real and project No.9, with Majiro (Kabukibu!, Barakamon ) providing character designs. Natsuko Takahashi (Long Riders!, My Love Story!!) is in charge of series composition.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Hinako Nakayama: Hibiku Yamamura
  • Totomaru Minowa: Kenn
  • Takayuki Konparu: Shouta Aoi
  • Haruo Sakaguchi: Takashi Kondo
  • Yūta Mirako: Tetsuya Kakihara
  • Hōō Onigashima: Tomoaki Maeno
  • Hikaru Onigashima: Tsubasa Yonaga
  • Rintarō Kira: Yoshimasa Hosoya

Crunchyroll describes Kenka Bancho Otome -Girl Beats Boys- as:

Orphan heroine Hinako Nakayama suddenly reunites with her twin brother Hikaru, who asks her to take his place at Shishiku Academy, a private boys school infamous for its rough-and-tumble student body.

Being the child of a powerful Yakuza family, the Onigashima, Hikaru is obligated to become the leader of Shishiku Academy. Hinako will have to hide her identity and fight to control the school.

How will Hinako deal with a school full of handsome boys who let their fists do the talking rather than talk about their feelings?

Source: Crunchyroll

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