We now have a firm premiere date for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the yuri manga series, Citrus. According to an update posted to the official website, the first airing of the series will take place on the network AT-X on January 6th.
The manga that this series is adapting has been running since Summer 2013 and currently has five volumes. English publisher Seven Seas picked up the license to the series in Winter 2014 and is currently caught up with the series here in the United States.
The TV series will feature Takeo Takahashi (Aki Sora, Maoyuu, Spice and Wolf) sitting in the director’s chair and animation from Passione (Rail Wars, Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers). Ayana Taketatsu and Minami Tsuda will be playing the lead roles of Yuzu and Mei respectively.
The story is described by Seven Seas as…
Yuzuko Aihara, a high school girl whose main interests are fashion, friends and having fun, is about to get a reality check. Due to her mom’s remarriage, Yuzu has transferred to a new, all-girls school that is extremely strict. Her real education is about to begin.
From Day One, happy-go-lucky Yuzu makes enemies, namely the beautiful yet stern Student Council President Mei. So what happens when a dejected Yuzu returns home and discovers the shock of her life: that Mei is actually her new step-sister who has come to live with her? Even more surprising, when Mei catches Yuzu off-guard and kisses her out of the blue, what does it all mean?
A promotional video was released back in September which can be seen below.