Earlier today, the official website for the 22/7 idol group updated with a new trailer for the project’s upcoming anime series. The 104-second promo previews the core concepts behind the series, as well as the main voice cast’s performance.
— TVアニメ「22/7」公式 (@227anime) December 28, 2019
The trailer also serves as an introduction to Uta Kawase, who will play Nicole Saitō in the series. She’s succeeding Mei Hanakawa, who is retiring from the 22/7 idol project due to health concerns.
The 22/7 anime will begin airing on January 11. The full premiere schedule is as follows (All times JST):
- Tokyo MX: 1/11/2020 at 23:00 (1/11/2020 at 11:00PM)
- Gunma TV: 1/11/2020 at 23:00 (1/11/2020 at 11:00PM)
- Tochigi TV: 1/11/2020 at 23:00 (1/11/2020 at 11:00PM)
- BS11: 1/11/2020 at 23:00 (1/11/2020 at 11:00PM)
- ABC TV: 1/11/2020 at 26:10 (1/12/2020 at 2:10AM)
- MeTele: 1/11/2020 at 26:44 (1/12/2020 at 2:44AM)
- CS Nippon: 1/23/2020 at 25:00 (1/24/2020 at 1:00AM)
Takao Abo (Norn9) will direct 22/7 at A-1 Pictures, with Majiro (Barakamon, Macross Delta) providing character designs. The team of Chiaki Nagai and Reiji Miyajima is in charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Reika Satō: Chiharu Hokaze
- Akane Maruyama: Kanae Shirosawa
- Nicole Saitō: Uta Kawase
- Miyako Kōno: Mizuha Kuraoka
- Miu Takigawa: Nagomi Saijō
- Ayaka Tachikawa: Reina Miyase
- Jun Toda: Ruri Umino
- Sakura Fujima: Sally Amaki