So, it’s an octet of tsuredure children today?
Earlier today, the official Tsuredure Children (Idle Children) anime website updated with a new promotional video, as well as eight cast reveals. We break these down below:
First in line is a 15-second trailer, which focuses on a slightly awkward interaction between characters Takeru Goda and Ayaka Kamine.
In addition, Aniplus Asia started streaming a subtitled version of the main promo video, which first hit on June 14.
The following roles were officially confirmed
- Hideki Yukawa: Daisuke Ono
- Satsuki Sasahara: Maaya Uchida
- Yuuki Kaga: Yuki Hashimoto
- Kaoru Nanase: Nana Inami
- Chiyo Kurihara: Ai Kakuma
- Takao Yamane: Hiro Shimono
- Kana Ijima: Akari Kito
- Chiaki Uchimura: Seiichiro Yamashita
Visuals for the characters were also unveiled, showing each pair of cast members as a potential couple:
Tsuredure Children will hit Japanese TV on July 4. Each 15-minute episode will air on the following networks:
- Tokyo MX: 7/4/2017 at 23:15 (7/4/2017 at 11:15 PM)
- Sun TV: 7/4/2017 at 24:15 (7/5/2017 at 12:15 AM)
- BS11: 7/4/2017 at 26:15 (7/5/2017 at 2:15AM)
Tsuredure Children is based on Toshiya Wakabayashi’s manga series of the same name. Hiraku Kaneko (Maken-Ki! Battling Venus 2, The Qwaser of Stigmata) will direct the show at Studio Gokumi, with Etsuko Sumimoto (Yurikuma Arashi) providing character designs. Tatsuhiko Urahata (Black Bullet, Monster ) is in charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Takuro Sugawara: Kaito Ishikawa
- Chizuru Takano: Inori Minase
- Takeshi Goda: Tomoaki Maeno
- Ayaka Kamine: Yui Ogura
- Masafumi Akagi: Kensho Ono
- Ryoko Kaji: Ayane Sakura
- Haruhiko Takase: Kentarō Kumagai
- Saki Kanda: Haruka Miyake
- Yuki Minagawa: Kana Hanazawa
- Jun Furuya: Kōhei Amasaki
- Hotaru Furuya: Haruka Tomatsu
- Shinichi Katori: Daisuke Namikawa
Inori Minase will perform the show’s opening theme song, while Yui Ogure handles the ending theme. As of press time, neither piece has a title.
Kodansha Comics currently holds the rights to the Tsuredure Children manga. The company began releasing the series in English on April 25.
Four promotional teasers were previously unveiled to promote the series. You can check them out below: