The official Twitter account for the television anime of Bungo Yamashita's Murenase! Seton Gakuen (Come Together! Seton Academy) manga revealed on Tuesday that Yū Serizawa is playing the panda character Mei Mei. The character will debut in the anime's sixth episode on Monday. The Twitter account streamed an announcement video that features Kenjiro Tsuda.
【?追加キャスト解禁】宣伝隊長の #津田健次郎 より追加キャスト解禁\♀ パンダ/苺苺(メイメイ)役 #芹澤優中国から、人気者のパンダが来園⁉どんなキャラクターかは、2/10(月)深夜放送の第6話をご覧ください?お楽しみにっ#シートン pic.twitter.com/AnHgQhMt3I— 「群れなせ!シートン学園」TVアニメ公式 (@anime_seton) February 4, 2020
The anime debuted on television in Japan on January 6. The series will have 12 television episodes and one unaired episode.
The anime stars: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 also stars 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. Yusuke Kato (How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord), and Tomoya Kawasaki are composing the music.
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 Twitter account, The Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web