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Two New Cast Members Unveiled In 2nd “Hajimete no Gal” Trailer


This first-time gal is getting a few new friends!

Earlier today, the official Hajimete no Gal (First-Time Gal) anime website updated with a new promotional video. The two-minute teaser introduces a pair of new cast members.

The new roles include:

  • Ayumi Uesaka: Kazusa Aranami
  • Kokoro Shiina: Natsuko Hara

Hajimete no Gal hits Japanese TV on July 12. Hiroyuki Furukawa (My Wife is the Student Council President, Hybrid x Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia) is pulling double duty as director and character designer on the project at studio NAZ. Yūichirō Momose (Minori Scramble!, Sakura Internet Shinsei) is in charge of series composition for the series.

The previously confirmed cast members include:

  • Junichi Hashiba: Shintarō Asanuma
  • Yukana Yame: Yuki Nagaku
  • Ranko Honjō: Eri Kitamura
  • Yui Kashii: Ayana Taketatsu
  • Shizune Fujinoki: Yui Ogura

Meguru Ueno’s Hajimete no Gal manga began publication in Kadokawa Shoten’s Monthly Shonen Ace magazine in November 2015. Two collected volumes have been released to date, with the most recent shipping on October 26.

The Hajimete no Gal anime was first unveiled in November. The series is slated for a ten-episode run (plus an OVA) when it hits Japanese TV this summer. A batch of character design sheets were previously released to introduce the major cast members. You can check these out below:

Source: Otakomu

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