The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Mimana Orimoto’s Bakuon!! manga series has revealed additional cast members and the theme songs. The series is scheduled to premiere for spring 2016.
- Unshou Ishizuka (Jet Black from Cowboy Bebop) will voice Hayakawa
- Yoko Hikasa (Rias Gremory from High School DxD) as Tazuko
- Shinichiro Miki (Lockon Stratos from Mobile Suit Gundam 00) as Rin’s Father
- Mitsuo Iwata (Kintarou Ooe from Golden Boy) as Onsa’s Father
- Kazusa Aranami (Grendizer from Robot Girls Z) as Sayama
- Azusa Tadokoro (Fino Bloodstone from Yuushibu) as Yume Sakura
The official website also revealed that Sayaka Sasaki will perform the opening theme “FEEL×ALIVE” while various cast from the anime: Hane Sakura (Reina Ueda), Rin Suzunoki (Nao Touyama), Onsa Amano (Yumi Uchiyama), Hijiri Minowa (Rikako Yamaguchi) will perform the ending theme song “Voon! Voon! Rando On!”
The previously announced cast includes:
- Nao Touyama (Claudia Enfield from Gakusen Toshi Asterisk) will voice Rin Suzunoki
- Yumi Uchiyama (Miou Ootori from Sabagebu!) as Onsa Amano
- Rikako Yamaguchi (Takako Fujiwara from Diamond no Ace) as Hijiri Minowa
- Raimu Kawasaki
- Hane Sakura
Here’s the most recent trailer which revealed the cast:
The staff for the anime was recently revealed and include:
- Director: Junji Nishimura (Glasslip, True Tears)
- Series Composition: Kurasumi Sunayama
- Character Design: Isao Sugimoto (Girls und Panzer, Kemeko Deluxe!)
- Studio: TMS Entertainment (D.Gray-man, Lupin III (2015))
In addition to this the first promotional video was recently revealed:
The anime adaptation of Bakuon!! was revealed on the 6th volume of the manga with a wraparound jacket.
Bakuon!! is a motorcycle, slice of life manga written and illustrated by Mimana Orimoto. The series began in early 2011 being serialized in Akita Shoten’s Young Champion Retsu magazine. To date a total of 6 compiled volumes have been produced, with a 7th volume releasing on March 18, 2016. The series itself features motorcycles from real companies. An anime adaptation has been announced and slated for 2016.
Bakuon!! synopsis from MAL:
The story revolves around high school girls who discover the appeal of motorcycles. Sakura Hane is a high school student who looks a little bit like an airhead. On the way to her all-female high school one day, she is worn-out climbing a hilly road with a bicycle, but she sees a girl named Onsa Amano who is riding a motorcycle. Sakura immediately becomes interested in motorcycles, and she and Onsa join the motorcycle club at the school. Then, Sakura sets out to get her license.
Source: Bakuon!! official website