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Five Cast Members Unveiled for Asagao to Kase-san Anime

Five new faces will join this couple among the blooms.

Earlier today, the official Asagao to Kase-san (Kase-san and… Morning Glories) anime website updated with five new cast members. The series will add the following roles:

  • Mikawa: Ibuki Kido
  • Inoue-senpai: Minako Kotobuki
  • Coach: Yumi Uchiyama
  • Sensei: Masumi Asano
  • ??: Fukushi Ochiai
Image Credit: Ota-suke

Asagao to Kase-san will hit Japanese TV on June 9. Pony Canyon will host a stage event for the show at AnimeJapan, on March 25. Actors Minami Takahashi, Ayane Sakura, and Ibuki Kido will attend the presentation as guests.

A drama CD for the property is also in the works. The CD, which will include an 18-minute program, will ship with the special edition of the manga’s fourth volume on May 20. The CD, fittingly, will play out one of the stories in the book.

Takuya Satō (Steins;Gate, Girls Beyond the Wasteland) directed the film at studio ZEXCS, with Kyuta Sakai providing character designs. rionos will score the show’s soundtrack.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Yui Yamada: Minami Takahashi
  • Tomoka Kase: Ayane Sakura

Hiromi Takashima’s Kase-san and… manga began publication in Shinshokan’s Hirari and Flash Wings magazines. The ongoing series currently spans three collected volumes, with the most recent hitting stores in November 2015. Asagao to Kase-san is the first story in the series.

Seven Seas currently holds the domestic rights to Kase-san and…. They describe the series as:

Yamada may be shy and rather clumsy, but the flower gardens at her school have always brought her happiness. Suddenly, a different sort of beauty catches her eye—the vivacious track star, Kase-san. Although the two girls don’t seem to have much in common, they soon start a romance where each must learn an important lesson in tending their budding relationship. Can the two girls, so different from each other, learn how to make their first love blossom?

Source: Ota-suke

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