This show will take us through those star-crossed days of youth, apparently.

Earlier today, fans flocked to the TBS Anime Festa fan event. During the presentation, a new trailer and visual, as well as a premiere window were revealed for Kazuki Akane’s anime, titled Hoshiai no Sora (Star-Crossing Skies). An official website was also opened to celebrate the news.

We break the details down below.


The four-minute trailer pans over the numerous visuals that have been released to date, along with several new illustrations and animation tests. The trailer cuts to finished animation at the 1:10 mark. At 1:44, character dialogue kicks in to deliver a brief story tease, before closing on the new key visual.

Key Visual

The new visual feaures two teen boys, standing back to back on a tennis court. They’re both dressed in uniform and holding rackets.

Hoshiai no Sora Teaser Visual


Hoshiai no Sora will air on TBS and other stations in 2019.

Kazuki Akane (Birdy the Mighty: Decode, Vision of Escaflowne) is directing the project and taking charge of series composition at studio 8-Bit. Yūichi Takahashi (Comet Lucifer, FLCL Alternative) is in charge of character designs for the project.

Hoshiai no Sora VisualOther confirmed crew members include:

  • Original Character Designs: Itsuka
  • Animation Director: Yūichi Takahashi
  • Scene Design: Miki Takeshita
  • Art Director: Shiori Shiwa
  • Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
  • Sound Production: Magic Capsule
  • Music Production: Flying Dog

The series will focus on children going through puberty, and the drama that the time entails.

Source: Comic Natalie