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Mitsuboshi Colors Gets New Visual, Trailer, & Cast Members

The phantom world awaits you in- wait… that’s not this show? Ah, crap.

Yesterday, the official Mitsuboshi Colors anime website updated with a new key visual, trailer, several cast reveals, and the full première schedule. We break the details down below:

Promo Video

The two-minute trailer introduces the show’s core concepts, with narration by main cast members Natsumi Hioka, Yūki Takada, and Marika Kōno. Opening theme song Colors Power ni Omakasero! by Colors☆Slash serves as the background musical track.

Key Visual

The new visual features lead characters Kotoha, Yui, and Sacchan standing in front of their club house.


Five new cast members were confirmed:

  • Saitō: Atsushi Tamaru
  • Old Man: Tesshō Genda
  • Sacchan’s Mother: Kaori Nazuka
  • Nonoka: Ayaka Asai
  • Momoka: Hisako Tōjō


Mitsuboshi Colors will première on January 7 AT-X will carry the series first, at 22:30 (10:30PM). The full broadcast schedule is as follows:

  • AT-X: 1/7/2018 at 22:30 (1/7/2018 at 10:30PM)
  • BS11: 1/7/2018 at 25:30 (1/8/2018 at 1:30AM)
  • Tokyo MX: 1/7/2018 at 25:35 (1/8/2018 at 1:35AM)
  • Sun TV: 1/8/2018 at 23:30 (1/8/2018 at 11:30PM)
  • KBS Kyoto: 1/9/2018 at 24:00 (1/10/2018 at midnight)

Mitsuboshi Colors is based on Katsuwo’s manga of the same name. Tomoyuki Kawamura (Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon, Kamigami no Asobi: Ludere deorum) will direct the project at Silver Link, with Takumi Yokota (Pupipō!) providing character designs. Shogo Yasukawa (Chivalry of a Failed Knight, Terraformars) is in charge of series composition.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Kotoha: Natsumi Hioka
  • Yui: Yūki Takada
  • Sacchan: Marika Kōno

The Mitsuboshi Colors manga launched in the pages of Kadokawa’s Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh in 2014. To date, four compiled volumes have been released, with the most recent hitting stores today.

Source: Ota-suke

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