"Kabukibu!" Pulls Back the Curtain on CLAMP Character Designs
The official website for Kabukibu!, an upcoming TV anime based on the light novel series by Yuuri Eda about a high school kabuki club, has updated with a gallery of character designs created for the series by CLAMP.
The following character designs were created by CLAMP and are being adapted for animation by Majiro, including:
Kurogo Kurusu (voiced by Taichi Ichikawa).
Tonpo Murase (voiced by Yūichirō Umehara).
Shin Akutsu (voiced by Ryōta Ōsaka).
Jin Ebihara (voiced by Kengo Kawanishi).
Kaoru Asagi (voiced by Yūko Kaida).
Hanamichi Niwa (voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki).
And as Ren Tōmi.
Additionally, Hiro Shimono will perform the opening theme for Kabukibu!, which is entitled “Running High”.
In Kabukibu!, Kurogo “Kuro” Kurusu is a 1st year high school student who inherited a love for all things Kabuki from his grandfather. Kuro wants nothing more than to join the Kabuki club and perform in extracurricular theater activities at his school. Unfortunately, no such club exists, so Kuro decides to make one. Will Kuro be able to find a teacher for a sponsor as well the required 5 members to make his dream come true?
The original Kabukibu! light novels are published by Kadokawa Bunko. The Kabukibu! TV anime is directed by Kazuhiro Yoneda and features animation by Studio Deen. The series will begin broadcasting on TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) and BS-TBS in April of 2017.
Source: Official Kabukibu! TV anime home page