Given, the upcoming boys love anime based on a manga by Natsuki Kizu that will start airing in July 2019, has revealed a a full trailer. It comes after introducing the four main characters of the band in individual character trailers during the last four weeks, and it is coupled with a new key visual which shows the band in their practice room.
Two extra characters and their voice actors have also been announced. One of them is Ugetsu Murata who will be voiced by Shintaro Asanuma and the other is Hiiragi Kashima who will be voiced by Fumiya Imai.
One of the most important aspects of an anime about music like Given is the music: The opening theme will be provided by Centimillimental and is titled ‘Kizu Ato’. The ending theme will be sung by Given and is titled ‘Marutsuge’.
Ugetsu Murata (VA: Shintaro Asanuma)
University student. He is a genius violinist who plays all around the world. He went to high school with Akihiko.
Hiiragi Kashima (VA: Fumiya Imai)
High school student. It seems as if he knows something about Mafuyu and the guitar he is holding.
One day, Ritsuka Uenoyama meets Mafuyu Sato and his broken guitar. Seeing the guitar gives Ritsuka feelings of nostalgia, so he decides to repair it. Ritsuka feels like he has no choice but to teach him guitar, but when he hears Mafuyu’s singing, it pierces his heart. Ritsuka invites Mafuyu into his band and the distance between them changes. However, it seems as if Mafuyu, who can’t express his emotions well, is trapped in his own past.
Original Work: Natsuki Kizu
Director: Hikaru Yamaguchi
Series Composition: Yuniko Ayana
Animation Production: Lerche