The theme of the exhibition this year is “love and friendship between girls“, and will host artwork from 18 famous yuri manga artists and photographers.
Eagle-eyed otakus attending the Tokyo exhibition in Ikebukuro Marui spotted a poster for an as-of-yet unannounced anime adaptation of a popular yuri manga.
This is a poster for an anime adaptation of “Asagao to Kase-san“. It features the two lead characters, Yui Yamada (a shy and clumsy girl) and Tomoka Kase (the athletic track star), enjoying a moment together in their school’s flower garden. The poster also reveals the director and key animator for this adaptation.Takuya Satou Key; Animation: Kyuta Sakai
It will be directed by, Takuya Satou who also directed shows like Steins;Gate, Sukitte Ii na yo, and Selector Infected WIXOSS. The key animator position will be held by Kyuta Sakai who was the chief animation director and character designer for Re:Zero, Steins;Gate and Strawberry Panic.