The official website for the television anime of Bungo Yamashita's Murenase! Seton Gakuen (Come Together! Seton Academy) manga posted the anime's first promotional video and a key visual on Wednesday. The video announces the anime's main cast, staff, and January 6 premiere.
The newly announced cast members are:Hina Kino as Ranka Ōkami, the lone wolf girl
Haruki Ishiya as Jin Mazama, a human boy who hates animals
Yume Miyamoto as Hitomi Hino, the school's only human girl
Misaki Kuno as Yukari Komori, a koala girl and master chef
Konomi Kohara as Miyubi Shisho, the world's slowest sloth girl (180 meters/600 feet per hour)
Sora Tokui as Kurumi Nekomai, a popular cat girl
Yoshino Aoyama as Chroe (Kuroe) Mashima, an aloof zebra girl
Tomokazu Sugita as King Shishino, the lion king
Tesshō Genda as Gigasu Terano-sensei, the 123-year-old history teacher and homeroom teacher of Jin and Hitomi's Class 1-1
The anime will also star Kenjiro Tsuda as male animal characters in each episode.
Hiroshi Ikehata (Kiratto Pri☆Chan, Robot Girls Z, Space Battleship Tiramisu) is directing the anime at Studio Gokumi, and Shigeru Murakoshi (to the abandoned Sacred Beasts, Zombie Land Saga) is supervising and writing the series scripts. Masakatsu Sasaki (Saki, We Never Learn: BOKUBEN) is designing the characters.
Takahiro Sakai is serving as chief animation director, and Megumi Nagayama is serving as animal animation director. Nobuhisa Ogiso (Kusanagi) is directing the art, and Eiko Tsunadō (Kusanagi) handling art design. Ritsuko Utagawa is the color key artist. Yūichi Takezawa (T2 Studio) is the compositing director of photography, and Akinori Mishima is editing.
Fumiyuki Go is directing the sound, and Yosuke Yamashita (Take the X Train), Yusuke Kato (How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord), and Tomoya Kawasaki are composing the music. Kōji Satō is producing the music at Cygames.
The series will premiere on Monday, January 6 at 24:30 (effectively, Tuesday, January 7 at 12:30 a.m.) on the Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, and BS11 channels. It will also run on Animax starting on January 12 at 11:30 p.m. Three monthly specials with the cast giving audio commentaries will start running on Animax on January 19. Yamashita drew a bonus short manga about going to the cast auditions.
The "survival of the fittest animal romantic comedy" manga takes place at a school for animals, where the students' curricula centers on the idea of "survival of the fittest." The lone human in the class (who hates animals) and the lone wolf girl in the class meet, and their nonsense academy life begins.
The anime is collaborating with the following companies: Kyushu Nature Animal Park African Safari, Gunma Safari Park, Chiba City Animal Park, Tennoji Zoo, Tōbu Animal Park, Nagoya City Higashiyama Zoo, Cat Café Kyariko, and Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise.
Yamashita launched the manga on Cygames' Cycomi website in May 2016.
Sources: Murenase! Seton Gakuen anime's website, MoCa News, Comic Natalie