Winter Anime Season 2011/2012: Daily Lives of High School Boys

Okay, that’s a rare one – a web manga series titled Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou (The Daily Lives of High School Boys) is getting its very own anime TV series! Story and art by Yasunobu Yamauchi, it is the only work of this author that is familiar to the public. The announcement of the new series was made in the Gangan Online web page (the manga has been serialized by Gangan for the time being).  Considering the site is owned by Square Enix, this project definitely has the predispositions to be something really good. According to the manga, the series will will spread its existence within just a few general genres:  slice-of-life, school, shounen and romance.

 

The staff for the new anime has been announced too!

Staff
Director: Takamatsu Shinji (Gintama, Sora no Manimani)
Assistant Director: Yoshimura Ai
Character Design and General Animation Director: Yumoto Yoshinori

Cast:

Tadakuni: Irino Miyu (Saji Crossroad in Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Syaoran in Tsubasa Chronicle and more)
Hidenori: Sugita Tomokazu (Gintoki Sakata in Gintama do we need more?!)
Yoshitake: Suzumura Kenichi (Lavi in D. Gray Man, Sougo Okita in Gintama, Mikiya Kokutou in Kara no Kyoukai and more)
Bungaku Shoujo: Hikasa Yoko (Mio Akiyama in K-ON!, Hana Katsuragi in Seikon no Qwaser and more)
Ringochan: Yuki Aoi (Mina Tepes in Dance in the Vampire Bund, Shinra Kishitani in Durarara! and more)
Tadakuni’s sister: Takagaki Ayahi (Mikaku Satsukitane in Sora no Otoshimono, Feldt Grace in Mobile Suit Gundam 00 and more)
Motoharu: Namikawa Daisuke (Rokuro Okajima in Black Lagoon, Ulquiorra Cifer in Bleach, Baka Ouji in Level E and more)
Karasawa: Ono Yuki (Kaname Tsukahara in Kimi to Boku and more)
President of the student council: Ishida Akira (Kotaro Katsura in Gintama, Arthrun Zala in Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, Gaara in Naruto and more)
Vice President: Yasumoto Hiroki (Sado/ Chad Yasutora in Bleach, Agni in Kuroshitsuji and more)
Mitsuo: Okamoto Nobuhiko (Takumi Usui in Kaichou wa Maid-sama!, Shouta Kisa in Sekaiichi Hatsukoi and more)
Yanagin: Kobayashi Yu (Shuuhei Hisagi in Bleach, Ayame Sarutobi in Gintama and more)
Habara: Yukana ( C.C. in Code Geass, Isane Koutetsu in Bleach, Ai Nanasaki in Amagami SS and more )
Ikushima: Saito Chiwa (Aika S. Granzchesta in the Aria franchise, Hitagi Senjougahara in Bakemonogatari and more)

Official Daily Lives of High School Boys Website

Is this great news or not-so-great? What do you think? Comment below.

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[…] The show was announced just recently and we already know not only the date of air, but also quite a lot of the cast members. All previous information can be read in this previous post. […]

InStyleAkuma
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Watch out, Bleach! ;)

BrutalMurder
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Extremely star-studded. Looks like they’re putting a lot into it, so I hope it turns out well…

Shounen
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This sounds so interesting!

BrutalMurder
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Will go read it before they copyright and delete all… :D

LazySamurai
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Nice going…

Lulubel
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Sounds boring, tbh. What’s good, though is that big companies are actually having a go with a webtoon… Good luck to Yasunobu Yamauchi. :)