The stuff for the TV anime adaptation of Natsuki Kizu’s Given boy-love manga released on Thursday a new promotional video on Thursday featuring, Haruki Nakayama (Masatomo Nakazawa). The previous promotional video focused on Ritsuka Uenoyama (voiced by Yūma Uchida).
Lerche will animate the show with Hikaru Yamaguchi (Battle Spirits Double Drive) as director. Yuniko Ayana (Girls Beyond the Wasteland) wrote the scripts.
The manga has been serialized in Shinshokan’s Cheri+ magazine since 2013. The manga was adapted into an audio drama in 2016.
The “youth band story” centers on Ritsuka, who plays guitar but has lost interest in the instrument. One day, he meets Mafuyu, who is holding a broken guitar. Ritsuka unwillingly starts teaching Mafuyu the guitar, but when he hears Mafuyu’s voice, things suddenly begin to change for Ritsuka.
Shougo Yano as Mafuyu Sato (guitarist and vocalist)
Yūma Uchida as Ritsuka Uenoyama (guitarist)
Masatomo Nakazawa as Haruki Nakayama (bassist)
Takuya Eguchi as Akihiko Kaji (drummer)