Summer anime, Akagami no Shirayukihime, has just launched its second PV. The PV unveiled the new opening theme song,”Yasashii Kibou“, sung by the series’ protagonist, Saori Hayami. The PV also revealed the additional cast at the end credits. Joining the cast are Katsuyuki Konishi (Kagami in Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace) as Prince Raji’s retainer, Sakaki and Yuuko Sanpei (Boruto in Boruto the movie) as the young genius palace pharmacist-in-training, Ryuu.
Akagami no Shirayukihime is written by Sorata Akizuki and serialized in the monthly Lala Magazine since 10 August 2006. It tells the benevolent tale of Shirayuki (CV: Saori Hayami) and her adventures in the Kingdom of Clarines.
Shirayuki was once a citizen of Tanbarun Kingdom whose prized beauty was known throughout the land. Her beauty resonated and captured the attention of the current prince of the Kingdom. The prince, Prince Raji Shenazard (CV: Jun Fukuyama), orders Shirayuki to become one of his concubine.
Wanting to flee her fate, Shirayuki escapes into the neighboring country, Clarines Kingdom. On her way, she meets Zen (CV: Ryouta Ohsaka), a wandering boy who helps her escape after healing him. What fate awaits Shirayuki in the new Kingdom? Will Shirayuki live happily ever after?
The anime has begun its broadcast at Tokyo MX on 6 Jul 2015 in Japan.