Aoashi Reveals New 2nd Yard Key Visual Artists And New Theme Song Artists

The Boys Football Animated Series Aoashi revealed a new key visual for its upcoming second yard, which will begin airing on July 2, 2022. The production team also revealed the new musical artists who will perform the opening and ending theme songs for the second yard.

Musical duet superfly will sing the new opening theme “Presence” while Japanese rock band Kami wa Saikoro Wo Furanai will perform the ending theme “Color Lily no Koibumi”.

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It was also announced that additional voice cast members will be added for new characters in the series. They understand Takuya Eguchi like Akinori Kaneda, Kotarou Nishiyama like Junnosuke Nakano, Yuuki Ono like Chiaki Mutō, Tomoaki Maeno like Kouji Satake, and Kei Shindou like Miyako Tachibana.

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From left to right: Akinori Kaneda, Junnosuke Nakano, Chiaki Mutou, Kouji Satake and Miyako Tachibana. ©YK,S/AP

They join a main voice titled by Kouki Osuzu like Ashito Aoi, Tatsumaru Tachibana like Eisaku Ohtomo, Seiichiro Yamashita like Souichirou Tachibana, Taku Yashiro like Keiji Togashi, Avoid Horie like Kanpei Kuroda, Shunsuke Takeuchi like Nagisa Akutsu, Yuuichiro Umehara like Haruhisa Kuribayashi, Mie Sonozaki like Noriko Aoi, Yoshiki Nakajima like Shun Aoi, Mikako Komatsu like Aoi Kaneko, and Kazuyuki Okitsu like Kenta Yoshitsune.

Akira Satou (Release the spy) directs the animated series while Masahiro Yokotani (Tropical-Red! Precure) takes care of writing the screenplay. Manabu Nakatake (sketch dance), Toshie Kawamura (Get the Super Stars!), Asuka Yamaguchi (Real kitchen master boy season 2), and Saki Hasegawa (Real kitchen master boy) are all character designers for the anime. Masaru Yokoyama (Farewell, my dear Cramer) composes the musical score. Production GI is in charge of Aoashianimation production.

The series is based on Yuugo Kobayashi‘s manga of the same name and was first published in Shogakukan’s Weekly Big Comic Spirits on January 5, 2015. A total of 28 tankoubon volumes have been released so far.

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© 2022 Yugo KOBAYASHI, Shogakukan / Aoashi Project

Crunchyroll is currently streaming the anime as it streams in Japan. He describes the series as follows:

“I will take you into the world.” Ashito Aoi is a middle schooler who lives in Ehime and the ace of an unremarkable soccer club. On the day they lost the last middle school tournament, Ashito runs along the ocean in frustration, only to come across a man watching his match. This man is Tatsuya Fukuda, the coach of the high school youth team of a top J-League team, “Tokyo City Esperion FC”.

After sensing immense potential in Ashito’s still unrefined skills, he describes his ambition. “I want to build a team and use it to take on the world. Our club is not going to be a milestone for players taking on the world. Our club is going to be the world. And for that to happen I’m going to need some “aces” to train me in. After hearing Fukuda’s offer, Ashito decides to go to Tokyo and try out his team.


Source: Official Aoashi Twitter

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