What’s the name of the show again? Even though? No… However? That’s not it, either. Eh, I’ll wing this opening, just because I’m not sure.

Sentai Filmworks announced that they acquired the rights to Just Because!. In the United States, Sentai will stream the show on Amazon’s Anime Strike service as a simulcast when it airs this fall.

Just Because! will hit Japanese TV in October. The full première schedule is as follows:

  • AT-X: 10/5/2017 at 21:00 (10/5/2017 at 9:00PM)
  • Tokyo MX: 10/5/2017 at 23:30 (10/5/2017 at 11:30PM)
  • TV Kanagawa: 10/5/2017 at 25:00 (10/6/2017 at 1:00AM)
  • MBS: 10/6/2017 at 26:55 (10/7/2017 at 2:55AM)
  • BS Fuji: 10/10/2017 at 24:30 (10/11/2017 at 12:30AM)

The show is an original project from studio Pine Jam. Atsushi Kobayashi was tapped to direct the project, with Hiroyuki Yoshii (Tawawa on Monday) providing character designs. Hajime Kamoshida (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou light novels) is in charge of the title’s scripts.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Original Character Design: Kiseki Himuro
  • Music Producer: Nagi Yanagi

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Eita Izumi: Aoi Ichikawa
  • Mio Natsume: Karin Isobe
  • Yōto Sōma: Taishi Murata
  • Hadzuki Morikawa: Yuna Yoshino
  • Ena Komiya: Lynn

Pine Jam first teased Just Because! with a series of flyers, which were passed out on April 1. An official website did open at the time, though it had closed its doors shortly afterwards.

Sentai Filmworks describes Just Because! as:

Pine Jam previously released a visual and descriptions for the major characters. The top image features the following characters from left to right:

  • Hazuki Morikawa
  • Haruto Soma
  • Mio Natsumi
  • Eita Izumi
  • Ena Komiya

Just Because Character Visual 001 20170530 - Sentai Filmworks Adds "Just Because!", Plans Anime Strike Simulcast

Yoriko Inui, Sanae Takahashi, Tooka Suzuki, Mayuka Satou, Junpei Saruwatari

Left to Right: Rikuto Ishigaki, Tooru Shimizu, Kaoru Yamaguchi, Watanabe-sensei

Pine Jam also released a trio of promo videos to promote Just Because!. You can check these out below:

Source: Sentai Filmworks (Press Release)