A new visual for the anime adaptation of Sei Hatsuno’s HaruChika novel series has been featured as a page spread in the March 2016 issue of Animedia. You can purchase this issue here (get 5% off with coupon code MOE-N3Y-4YW0QK).
In related news, the official website unveiled a new visual:
The support cast was also revealed and includes:
- Natsuki Hanae (Inaho Kaizuka from Aldnoah.Zero) will voice Shinjirou Kusakabe
- Miyoko Narushima (Ki-ja from Akatsuki no Yona) as Haruka Chisuga
- Sei Maren (Shidou Itsuka from Date A Live) as Nobunaga Shimazaki
- Naoko Serizawa (Atsumu Matsuyuki from AnoHana) as Asami Seto
- Nobuhiko Okamoto (Obi from Akagami no Shirayuki-hime) as Kaiyuu Hayima
- Yuki Yamada (Alka from Blade & Soul) as Akari Gotou
- Seiichirou Yamashita (Takahiro Mizuno from Walkure Romanze) as Keisuke Katagiri
The first members of anime’s main cast have been revealed. They include:
- Soma Saito (Adlet Mayer from Rokka no Yuusha) voicing Haruta Kamijou
- Sarah Emi Bridcutt (Asuka Kudou in Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru Sou Desu yo?) voices Chika Homura
The staff consists of:
- Director: Masakazu Hashimoto (Soul Eater Not!, Tari Tari)
- Series Composer: Reiko Yoshida (Bakuman., Hanayamata, K-ON!)
- Anime Character Designer: Asako Nishida (Love Live! School Idol Project, Vampire Knight)
- Chief Animation Director: Yurie Oohigashi (Another, Uchouten Kazoku)
- Sound Director: Satoki Lida (Angel Beats!, Assassination Classroom)
- Music Composer: Shiroh Hamaguchi (Shirobako, Girls und Panzer)
- Animation Studio: P.A. Works (Charlotte, Shirobako, Angel Beats!)
HaruChika is a mystery novel series written by Sei Hatsuno that began in 2008 published by Kadokawa. To date the series has a total of 4 volumes released with the 5th volume scheduled to release in the upcoming months.
Here is the series’ synopsis from Haruhichan:
The novels revolve around the title characters Haruta Kamijou and Chika Homura, who are members of their school’s concert band. Together, the two solve day-to-day mysteries by building on their childhood friendship.