Slow Start Anime’s TV Ad Previews New Characters
The official Twitter account for the television anime adaptation of Yuiko Tokumi‘s Slow Start manga began streaming a 30-second ad for the series on Saturday. The video shows the characters Enami-sensei and Shion for the first time.
— TVアニメ『スロウスタート』 (@slosta_anime) October 7, 2017
The show’s main cast includes:
- Reina Kondo as Hana Ichinose
- Ayasa It? as Tamate Momochi
- Tomomi Mineuchi as Eiko Tokura
- Maria Naganawa as Kamuri Sengoku
Hiroyuki Hashimoto (Is the order a rabbit?, Magical Girl Raising Project) is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures. Mio Inoue (Is the order a rabbit? episode scripts, Eiga Precure All Stars: Haru no Carnival) is in charge of series composition. Masato Yasuno (Flying Witch) is designing the characters for animation.
The anime will premiere in January 2018.
The story centers around 16-year-old Hana Ichinose, who unbeknownst to her classmates, was a year late in enrolling into high school. Although it may not seem like a big deal, it is a big deal to her. She wants to catch up with everyone else someday.
Tokumi launched the manga in Houbunsha‘s Manga Time Kirara magazine in 2013, and Houbunsha published the fourth compiled book volume on June 27.