The official website for Hachigatsu no Cindrella Nine smartphone game revealed the cast members of the anime which is coming out. Along with the news of the cast there were several visuals which were released. With the announcement, we can confirm that the voice actors of the game characters are reprising their role for the anime. Here is the cast of the anime —
Nozomi Nishida as Tsubasa Arihara
Reina Kondo as Ryō Shinonome
Saki Minami as Yūki Nozaki
Honoka Inoue as Tomoe Kawakita
Yumiri Hanamori as Akane Ukita
The anime is going to be released in 2019. There has been no confirmed release date for the anime so far. We can expect a releaae date for the anime in the upcoming weeks. Susumu Kudo (Ghost in the Shell Arise, Dies irae) is directing the series at TMS Entertainment(Yowamushi Pedal Glory Line, Ninja Girl & Samurai Master). The series will be composed by Jin Tanaka (Laid-Back Camp, Go! Princess Precure). Meanwhile, Takayuki Noguchi (Queen’s Blade: Rebellion, Ro-Kyu-Bu!) is overseeing the character designs.
The game was launched on June 27, 2017. The game is free to play but, there are in-game purchases. In this game, the player control an unnamed senior league baseball ace, whose career was hampered by an injury. The character then moved into his/her grandmother’s hometown where they enroll in the local high school.
The character resolved never to play baseball again. However, when the character meets Tsubasa Arihara, he/she is persuaded to become the manager of the school’s baseball team and to take the team all the way to the high school nationals at Koshien.
In the game, the players gather team members and experience the story of the team members. There are more than 50 characters in the game. Also, the players will have to train the members to improve their skills. The players will be making the members compete, and they will also decide the batting order.