Long Riders! Anime Adaptation Announced for October

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The official Twitter account of Longriders and Taishi Miyaki’s Long Riders! has announced that the manga will be adapted into a TV anime. It will be airing this October during the Fall/Autumn 2016 anime season.

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The anime’s official website has launched and revealed the first main visual of the anime, as well as the cast and staff.

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The main cast of the Long Riders! anime includes:

  • Nao Touyama (Chitoge Kirisaki from Nisekoi) will voice Ami Kurata
  • Hiromi Igarashi (Orion in Amnesia) as Aoi Niigaki
  • Rumi Ookubo (Tsumiki Miniwa in Acchi Kocchi) voices Hinako Saijou
  • Yurika Kurosawa (First Major Role) is voicing Yayoi Ichinose
  • Yoko Hikasa (Mio Akiyama in K-ON!) will voice the role of Saki Takamiya

The production staff consists of:

  • Director: Tatsuya Yoshihara (Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou, Namiuchigiwa no Muromi-san)
  • Series Composer: Natsuko Takahashi (Ore Monogatari!!, Yuyushiki)
  • Anime Character Designer: Jiemon Futsuzawa (Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou and Wake Up, Girls! Animation Director)
  • Animation Studio: Actus (Girls und Panzer, Mazinkaiser SKL)

Long Riders! is a comedic, slice of life, sports manga written by Longriders and illustrated by Taishi Miyaki. The series began in 2012 being published by Ichijinsha’s Comic Rex magazine. To date, a total of 6 volumes have been published; a spin-off chapter is set to release on May 27th. The manga’s 7th volume will release in Japan on June 27.

Here is the series synopsis from MAL:

Ami Kurata, a first-year university student who has no athletic ability, suddenly falls in love with a folding bicycle after seeing it in front of a train station. Inspired by her newfound love, she starts saving up to buy a bicycle and to learn cycling.

The Long Riders! TV anime adaptation will be airing this October during the Fall/Autumn 2016 anime season. Further information about the series will be revealed at a later date.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://anime-longriders.com/
And follow the manga on Twitter: @longriderscomic



Source Article and Images - Long Riders! Anime Website
Source Article - Anime News Network
Source Image - @longriderscomic
"Long Riders!", images and all associated brands and titles © 2016 Longriders, Taishi Miyaki, Ichijinsha, Actus and the Long Riders! Production Committee
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