It looks like the babysitters’ club officially opens in January.
On Thursday, the official Gakuen Babysitters anime’s Twitter account revealed that the series will kick off in January. The show is confirmed to be airing on Tokyo MX, BS11, and Animax. A specific premiere date hasn’t’ been pinned down as of press time.
Gakuen Babysitters is based on Hari Tokeino’s manga of the same name. Shūsei Morishita is directing the project at Brain’s Base, with Mina Ōsawa providing character designs. Yuuko Kakihara (Chihayafuru 2, Digimon Adventure tri. Chapters 1-4) is in charge of series composition for the title.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Ryūichi Kashima: Kōtarō Nishiyama
- Kotarō Kashima: Nozomi Furuki
- Hayato Kamitani: Yuichiro Umehara
- Taka Kamitani: Yuko Sanpei
Hari Tokeino’s Gakuen Babysitters manga kicked off in the pages of Hakusensha’s LaLa magazine in 2009. To date, fourteen compiled volumes have been produced. Manga resource Baka-Updates describes the title as:
After their parents are killed in a plane crash, Ryuuichi and his younger brother Kotarou are taken in by the chairman, who they never met before, of an elite academy. Ryuuichi becomes the school daycare’s new babysitter.