We have a new visual and a teaser video for upcoming Spring 2017 TV anime Kabukibu!. The anime features original character designs by CLAMP!
The 2-minute long teaser features protagonist Kurogo Kurusu and the rest of the main characters along with theme song Running High by Hiro Shimono. New cast members also been announced: Yumi Uchiyama as Maruko Janome, Ayaka Asai as Riri Miwayama, Kazutomi Yamamoto as Katsumi Kazuma, and Tomoaki Maeno as Tsurani Toomi.
At AnimeJapan 2017 (25-26 March 2017) at Tokyo Big Sight, a Kabukibu! event will be held at the Pony Canyon booth. Guests at the event will be Ishikawa Daichi (Kurogo Kurusu) and Osaka Ryota (Shin Akutsu). Tickets will be given out from 9:30 a.m. at the day of the event at the Pony Canyon booth.
Kabukibu! is a youthful story about Kurogo Kurusu who loves kabuki and wants to start a kabuki club at school. The anime will start airing on 7 April 2017, from 2:28 am on TB, as well as on partnering channels MBS, CBC, RKB, SBS, TBC and BS-TBS.
TV Anime ‘Kabukibu!’
TBS, Friday 7 April 2017 2:28 a.m.
MBS, Saturday 8 April 2017 3:10 a.m.
RKB, Monday 17 April 2:35 a.m. ※Will be airing two episodes on the first day only
SBS, Wednesday 12 April 2017, 2:43 a.m.
TBC, Wednesday 12 April 2017, 1:54 a.m.
BS-TBS, Sunday 9 April 2017, 1:30 a.m.
The anime is also scheduled to air on CBC
Original Work: Yuri Eda (Kadokawa publishing)
Original Character Design: CLAMP
Director: Kazuhiro Yoneda
Series Composition: Yoshiko Nakamura
Anime Character Design: Majiro
Art Director: Masakazu Miyaki and Yuri Sanan
Color Design: Imari Katsuragi
Director of Photography: Junko Sakai
Editing: Rie Matsubara
Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
Sound Effects: Shota Yaso
Recording: Kenji Hoshino
Sound Production: Pony Canyon Enterprise
Music: Masaru Yokoyama
Music Production: Pony Canyon
Kabuki Supervisor: Shochiku Engeki Honbu
Animation Production: Studio Deen
Production: カブキブ推進委員会 (Kabuki Promotion Committee)
Ishikawa Taichi as Kurogo Kurusu
Yuichiro Umehara as Tonbo Murase
Ryota Osaka as Shin Akutsu
Kengo Kawanishi as Jin Ebihara
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Hanamichi Niwa
Yuko Kaida as Kaoru Asagi
Yumi Uchiyama as Maruko Janome
Ayaka Asai as Riri Miwayama
Kazutomi Yamamoto as Katsumi Kazuma
Tomoaki Maeno as Tsurani Toomi