• Sanrio Danshi: A TV anime about boys who like Sanrio characters

    Believe it or not, there are actually guys who are really into Sanrio characters like Hello Kitty and My Melody. And did you know that Sanrio also has a multimedia franchise based on these guys who love Sanrio characters? It’s called Sanrio Danshi (Sanrio Boys), and they are actually making a TV anime about it!

    The anime follows five Sanrio-loving boys who are coming out and embracing their fandom. Because really, is being a Sanrio fan that embarrassing? They have also revealed the anime’s main cast, and it will include:

    • Kouta Hasegawa (CV: Takuya Eguchi), a Pompompurin fan
    • Yuu Mizuno (CV: Soma Saitou), a My Melody fan
    • Shunsuke Yoshino (CV: Jun Oosaka), a Hello Kitty fan
    • Ryou Nishimiya (CV: Hiroyuki Kagera), a Little Twin Stars fan
    • Seiichiro Minamoto (CV: Yuma Uchida), a Cinnamoroll fan

    The five seiyuu who are voicing the main characters also released several soundtrack CDs together as the Sanrio Danshi. They also have a drama CD, as well as a manga.

    The Sanrio Puroland amusement park will actually hold an event for the franchise on 12th March. During the event, they will be announcing more details about the anime.

    Source: Ota-suke

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