An official site was launched to confirm the production of an anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Kumiko Saiki, Kageki Shoujo !!. The statement revealed the production team and the first promotional image for the project.
The series has its premiere scheduled for the year 2021, and its production had already been announced on the cover of this year’s eleventh issue of Melody magazine from Shuiesha publishing house. For his part, Saiki began publishing the original manga under the title Kageki Shoujo! (with only an exclamation point) in Shueisha publisher’s Jump Kai magazine in 2012 and ended in 2014, when the magazine ceased serialization in October 2014. Subsequently, Saiki began publishing the sequel titled Kageki Shoujo !! (with two exclamation points) in the magazine Melody of the Shueisha publishing house in 2015. The publishing house published the ninth compilation volume on March 5.
Kazuhiro Yoneda is directing the anime at Pine Jam Studios.
Tadashi Morishita is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
Takahiro Ishida is in charge of character design, assisted by Eriko Iida, Akira Takata, and Takao Maki.
Eriko Iida, Akira Takata and Tomoko Fukunaga is in charge of the animation direction.
Tsuneyoshi Saito is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack, under the sound direction of Yukio Nagasaki.
Kageki Shoujo Synopsis!!
Like the Takarazuka Revue, the girls who attend the Kouka Kageki High School arts academy perform all the parts of a musical theater, whether female or male. Ai Narada is a jaded ex-idol who plays female roles while her partner, Sarasa Watanabe, is a girl from a rural area who plays male roles. From school to stage and the rest of their lives, there is no challenge these girls cannot face with their passion for acting.