It’s a sweet shot of two girls in love.
Earlier today, the official Kase-san and Morning Glories (Asagao to Kase-san) anime website updated with a new key visual. The image features lead characters Yui Yamada and Tomoka Kase looking into each others’ eyes, each with a morning glory in their hair.
Kase-san and Morning Glories will open on June 9 at twenty theaters, including the Shinjuku Baltic 9 and Ikebukuro HUMAX Cinema.
Takuya Satō (Steins;Gate, Girls Beyond the Wasteland) will direct the OVA at studio ZEXCS, with Kyuta Sakai providing character designs. rionos will score the show’s soundtrack.
Minami Takahashi and Ayane Sakura will perform opening theme song Asu e no Tobira (Door to Tomorrow).
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Yui Yamada: Minami Takahashi
- Tomoka Kase: Ayane Sakura
- Mikawa: Ibuki Kido
- Inoue-senpai: Minako Kotobuki
- Coach: Yumi Uchiyama
- Sensei: Masumi Asano
- ??: Fukushi Ochiai
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?