“Ao Haru Ride” Episode 1 Preview Images

The TV anime adaptation of Ao Haru Ride is animated by internationally acclaimed studio Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell, FLCL, Genshiken Nidaime, Kuroko’s Basketball) and the first episode aired today on July 8. Ao Haru Ride will continue to air throughout the summer 2014 anime season and will have a total of 12 episodes.

Ao Haru Ride synopsis from Haruhichan:

Yoshioka Futaba has a few reasons why she wants to “reset” her image & life as a new high school student. Because she’s cute, she was ostracized by her female friends in junior high, and because of a misunderstanding, she couldn’t get her feeling across to the one boy she has ever liked, Tanaka-kun.

Now in high school, she is determined to be as unladylike as possible so that her friends won’t be jealous of her. While living her life this way contentedly, she meets Tanaka-kun again, but he now goes under the name of Mabuchi Kou. He tells her that he felt the same way as she did when they were younger, but now things can never be the same again. Will Futaba be able to continue her love that never even started from three years ago?

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, School, Shoujo, Slice of Life Producers: Production I.G, TOHO animation
Premiere: July 7, 2014 Airtime (GMT+9): Mondays at 24:00
Episodes: 12
Station: Tokyo MX (MX)
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Promotional Videos: PV1, PV2

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Ao Haru Ride anime series

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