The official website for the anime adaptation of Citrus shared the series’ first promo and staff credits.
Citrus is a yuri manga created by Saburouta, and it’s been serialized in Comic Yuri Hime since November 2012. The series follows Yuzu Aihara. She is a girl who loves to have fun, shop, and is preoccupied with boys. However, Yuzu has trouble fitting in at a conservative girls’ school that she transferred to, and frequently clashes with student council president Mei Aihara. It turns out that Mei is Yuzu’s step-sister – and their hatred starts to turn into attraction.
The anime’s voice cast includes:
- Ayana Taketatsu (Leafa in Sword Art Online) as Yuzuko Aihara.
- Minami Tsuda (Yui Funami in YuruYuri) as Mei Aihara.
- Yukiyo Fujii (Patema in Patema Inverted) as Harumi Taniguchi.
- Yurika Kubo (Loki in Danmachi) as Himeko Momokino.
- Shiori Izawa (Noriko Kamomebata in Scum’s Wish) as Matsuri Mizusawa.
- Ikumi Hayama (Tsubaki Ando in Shirobako) as Kayo Maruta.
The anime’s main staff includes:
- Director: Takeo Takahashi (Spice & Wolf).
- Series Composition: Naoki Hayashi (Flip Flappers scripts for episodes 8 -13).
- Chief Animation Director / Character Designs: Izuro Ijuuin (Long Riders! bike animation director).
- Animation Studio: Passione (Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers).
Citrus is set to premiere in the Winter 2018 season.