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Major Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo Announcement to Be Made on January 25

The latest issue of Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine is teasing that a special important announcement about Miki Yoshikawa’s Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) manga. The announcement will be made in the magazine’s next issue, which is due for January 25th.

Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo Announcement-Teaser

The teaser mentions that the announcement will be about a new extra large project. The magazine did not specify what format or form the new project will be.

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The series was first adapted into 2 OVAs and was followed by a TV anime in Spring 2015. The main cast of the 2015 anime includes:

  • Ryota Osaka (Ryouta Watari in Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso) will lead the cast as Ryuu Yamada
  • Saori Hayami (Yukino Yukinoshita from Oregairu) voices Urara Shiraishi
  • Toshiki Masuda (Takashi Yura in Kimi no Iru Machi) will voice main character Toranosuke Miyamura
  • Maaya Uchida (Rikka Takanashi from Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) voicing as Miyabi Itou
  • Eri Kitamura (Yui from Angel Beats!) will play Nene Odagiri
  • Yui Makino (Misaki Nakahara from Welcome to the NHK) voicing the role of Meiko Otsuka
  • Yuki Takao (Alka in Blade & Soul) playing as Maria Sarushima
  • Aoi Yuuki (Madoka Kaname in Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica) will be voicing Noa Takigawa
  • Masumi Tazawa (Kiriha Kurano from Rokujouma no Shinryakusha!?) will play Rika Saionji
  • Daisuke Ono (Sebastian Michaelis in Black Butler) as Ushio Igarashi
  • Shinnosuke Tachibana (Soma Asman Kadar from Black Butler) voices Shinichi Tamaki
  • Toshiharu Sasaki (Debut Anime role) will voice Kentarou Tsubaki

The staff of the anime involves:

  • Director: Tomoki Takuno (Love Live! School Idol Project and [email protected]: XENOGLOSSIA Episode Director)
  • Assistant Director: Fumiaki Usui (Love Live! School Idol Project and Needless Assistant Animation Director)
  • Series Composer and Screenplay Writer: Michiko Yokote (Genshiken, Shinryaku! Ika Musume)
  • Anime Character Designer and Chief Animation Director: Eriko Iida (Love Live! School Idol ProjectKyoukaisenjou no Horizon Assistant Animation Director)
  • Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka (Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya)
  • Music Composer: Masaru Yokoyama (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso, Freezing)
  • Animation Studio: Liden Films (Miss MonochromeTerra Formars)

Here is the anime’s main promotional video:

Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) is a comedy, romance, gender bending manga series written and illustrated by Miki Yoshikawa. The series began in 2012 in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine where a total of 15 compiled volumes have been released to date. The series received a 2 minute special in August 2013 and will be receiving two OVA adaptations that will be bundled in the upcoming 15th and 17th volumes of the manga, releasing on December 17 and May 15, 2015 respectively. The OVAs will feature an original story and a saucy hot spring scene with all the main characters and 7 witches. A full TV anime adaptation was produced during the Spring 2015 anime season by Liden Films (Miss MonochromeTerra Formars) and directed by Tomoki Takuno (Love Live! School Idol Project and [email protected]: XENOGLOSSIA Episode Director).

Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:

Ryu Yamada is a second year student at Suzaku High. Ryu is always late for school, naps in class and gets abysmal grades. His life is a dead bore. The beautiful Urara Shiraishi, on the other hand, is Suzaku High’s brightest student. One day, without explanation, their bodies are swapped! Ryu ends up in Urara’s body, and Urara in Ryu’s.

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