With the fifth episode set to debut on May 10th, 2015, Marvelous Entertainment has now dropped the latest promotional spot for Yamada and the Seven Witches. The show is one that had some solid anticipation for it, coming alongside various OAD projects. It’s being simulcast by Crunchyroll to audiences in the USA, Canada, Central and South America (including the Caribbean), South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
The series is schedule to run for twelve episodes, though we expect there will be some further OAD projects and like an unaired episode for the eventual home video release as well. The project will be directed by Tomoki Takuno, who is doing storyboards as well, with Fumiaki Usui serving as assistant director while Eriko Iida will be handling the character designs and Michiko Yokote on the scripts.
The cast includes Ryota Ohsaka as Ryu Yamada, Saori Hayami as Urara Shiraish, Toshiki Masuda as Toranosuke Miyamura, Maaya Uchida as Miyabi Ito, Masumi Tazawa as Rika Saionji, Aoi Yūki as Noa Takigawa, Toshiharu Sasaki as Kentarō Tsubaki, Eri Kitamura as Nene Odagiri, Daisuke Ono as Ushio Igarashi, Yui Makino as Meiko Ōtsuka, Yuki Takao as Maria Sarashima, Shinnosuke Tachibana as Shinichi Tamaki, Tomokazu Sugita as Hideaki Tsurukawa and Yuuki Ono as Mitsuru Kamedea.
The series is based on the manga by Miki Yoshikawa, which debuted its OAD on December 17th, 2014 and will release the second on May 15th, 2015 with the 17th volume of the manga.
Plot concept: Shiraishi Urara is the top student in her school. One day, due to an accidental kiss, Urara finds herself in the body of the school delinquent, Yamada Ryuu! In trying to switch back to their own bodies, Urara and Ryuu discover that kissing causes them to switch bodies, which leads to their discovery that there are 7 witches in their school. They soon try to uncover the identities of the 7 witches…