Room Mate Anime’s Cast Performs Theme Song
The official Twitter account for the Room Mate television anime series announced on Wednesday that the three main cast members — Tomoaki Maeno, Natsuki Hanae and Kousuke Toriumi — will perform the anime’s theme song “Kimi Iro Smile” (Your Color Smile).
The Twitter account also revealed the character designs. The cast and characters are as follows:
The series of five-minute shorts will premiere on Tokyo MX on April 12 at 10:40 p.m., and will also air on Sun TV. The show will also stream on Niconico and on AbemaTV.
The anime is the “Side M” version of SMIRAL Animation’s One Room television anime series, and was announced in November at the same time as One Room. One Room premiered in Japan on January 11, and had six five-minute episodes. The “first-person narrative” series featured three arcs, with each two-episode arc focusing on a different female character.
Room Mate will similarly focus on three male characters. While One Room featured original character designs by Kantoku (The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat., Garakowa -Restore the World- original character designer), Room Mate features original character designs by Hidari ([email protected], Fractale, Santa Company).
Masashi Kikuta and Takashi Sakurai are in charge of the original planning for the anime, and Eiji Mano (One Room) drafted the original story. Chisato Nakata (clothing design for Wake Up, Girls!) is adapting Hidari‘s character designs for animation, Aose Shimoi is returning from One Room to write the scripts, and Tomohiro Yamada (yamazo) is composing the music at F.M.F. Typhoon Graphics is returning from One Room to animate the series.
Crunchyroll streamed the One Room anime as it aired.
Source: Animate Times