The official website for the anime adaptation of Io Sakisaka‘s Blue Spring Ride (Ao Haru Ride)shojo manga began streaming the third promotional video for the show on Friday. The video introduces the supporting cast and features the opening theme song “Sekai wa Koi ni Ochiteiru” (The World is Falling in Love) by Chico with HoneyWorks and ending theme song “Blue” by Fujifabric.
The anime will star:
Mikako Komatsu (Nagi no Asukara‘s Miuna, Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live‘s Ito) as Shūko Murao
Ao Haru Ride revolves around Futaba, a girl who was in love with a boy named Kō Tanaka in middle school. However, after a misunderstanding, their relationship as friends ends when he transfers schools over summer vacation. In high school, her world is turned around once again when she meets Kō again, this time under the name of Kō Mabuchi.
Ai Yoshimura (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) is directing the series at Production I.G.Tomoko Konparu (Kimi ni Todoke, Uta no Prince-sama – Maji Love 1000%, Sunday Without God,) is in charge of the scripts.
Sakisaka began her Ao Haru Ride manga in the magazine in 2011, and Shueisha is shipping the 10th compiled volume in Japan on Friday with a bundled drama CD. The manga was alsoranked as one of the top 20 shojo manga recommended by professionals in the fields of manga and publishing. Viz publishes Sakisaka’s Strobe Edge manga in North America.