Via Comic Natalie: Marimo Ragawa’s best-selling manga “Mashiro no Oto“, which recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, will be airing its TV anime adaptation starting 2nd! The show will star Nobunaga Shimazaki, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Takako Honda, Yume Miyamoto, Reina Kondpu, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Yuichiro Umehara, Tasuke Hatanaka, Shiori Mikami, and Rikako Aida, while the tsuguru shamisen music will be overseen by the legendary Yoshida Brothers!
Marimo Ragawa’s “Mashiro no Oto” tells the story of trouble teen Sawamura Setsu who was raised in a family renowned for their shamisen playing. He rediscovers his love for the instrument after a series of tumultuous events.
“Mashiro no Oto” was nominated for the 4th Manga Taishō, and won the 36th Kodansha Manga Award for Best Shōnen Manga as well as an Excellence Award at the 16th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards.