Akebi’s Sailor Uniform is one of the most anticipated anime for Winter 2022. The manga is known for its polished and amazing art, which has made the fans curious to see the anime.
The story follows a slice-of-life comedy setting which has its own quirk among fans.
Its anime adaptation was announced earlier this year by Clover studio. Now, the otakus from all around the world have their eyes on the premiere of this anime. Its first promotional video recently came out in late October. So, what’s this show about? What details do we have about Akebi’s Sailor Uniform anime till now? Read on to know more.
Akebi’s Sailor Uniform: New Promotional Video
It seems like the animation studio has used the first two chapters of the manga in the promotional video. Not only that, but they also used a prologue chapter where Akebi gets news of her admission to the school. She can also be seen shopping for the fabrics so that her mother can sew a uniform for her. Finally, in the last few seconds of the PV, fans can see her going to her school, and then the clip ends with a tentative date of 2022.
By the look of the PV, it seems like the Clover studio has done a brilliant job in animating this show. Of course, the music score and visuals were cherries on top for fans. The new promotional video of the series can be watched on the official website and YouTube channel of the anime series. Our readers can also check it out below.
Akebi’s Sailor Uniform Release date
The anime adaptation of the ASU manga series was announced on March 26, 2021, by Clover studios. The information was confirmed via the official website of the series as well. On October 1, the creators released the first promotional visual for the series along with the main cast. This promotional visual also reveals that the anime will come out in January 2022. Then on December 3, the creators released the second PV of the series to announce its final release date. Akebi’s Sailor Uniform will premiere on January 8, 2022. So, only a few more weeks, and then one of the most awaited anime will finally make its debut.
Cast & Staff Of Akebi’s Sailor Uniform
On October 1, in the first trailer of the series, the main cast of ASU was revealed. Later, on the 19th of the same month, the additional cast was also announced on the official website. Miyuki Kuroki has directed this show, whereas CloverWorks is producing the series & Kana Utatane is composing its music.
On the other hand, the respective characters of Akebi’s Sailor Uniform will be voiced by-
- Manatsu Murakami as Komichi Akebi
- Akari Kitō as Tōko Usagihara
- Sora Amamiya as Erika Kizaki
- Akira Sekine as Kei Tanigawa
- Azusa Tadokoro as Riona Shijō
- Haruka Shiraishi as Mai Togano
- Kaede Hondo as Yasuko Nawashiro
- Konomi Kohara as Minoru Ōkuma
- Mariya Ise as Ai Tatsumori
- Miku Itō as Neko Kamimoku
- Mitsuho Kambe as Oshizu Hebimori
- Momo Asakura as Hotaru Hiraiwa
- Shion Wakayama as Tomono Kojō
- Shiori Mikami as Ayumi Tōgeguchi
- Shizuka Ishigami as Hitomi Washio
- Yui Ishikawa as Riri Minakami
Manga Status Of The Anime
Akebi-chan no Sailor Fuku or Akebi’s Sailor Uniform is an original manga series written & Illustrated by Hiro. It was first serialized on August 2, 2016, online on Shueisha’s Tonari no Young Jump. Since then, Hiro has published 9 Volumes & 56 chapters in the series.
Critics and fans praised the series for its beautiful art and easy-going story, which is perfect for a slice of life Manga or Anime.
The makers announced the anime at the time of publishing manga’s 8th volume. The first volume of the manga was reprinted again. It worked in favor of this show, and the sensation for the Akebi’s Sailor Uniform turned out to be so great that the reprint went out of stock, selling more than 5 million copies.
Akebi’s Sailor Uniform: Plot Details
Akebi’s Sailor Uniform is a slice-of-life comedy with a blend of ecchi elements. It follows the tale of a young girl named Komichi Akebi, who adores her idol Fukumoto Miki and wishes to be just like her. She stays with her family in the countryside. After putting in a lot of effort, she manages to earn a scholarship, and with its help, she gets into the prestigious all-girls Roubai Academy middle school.
Lastly, in the interview with the principal, she tells her aim behind choosing the Roubai Academy. She revealed that her ultimate goal was to wear the sailor uniform of this school. Not only that, but she also wants to make 100 friends in her newly started life. The art, characters, and story fit so well in the manga that it entangles the readers to dive deeper into the story. The soothing feeling and gentle pacing have made the series loved by many slice-of-life fans.