New episode opens in theaters in Japan on June 9
The official website for the original anime Eikyū Shōnen Eternal Boys began streaming a trailer on Friday for the anime’s new episode titled Eikyū Shōnen Eternal Boys NEXT STAGE.
The episode will open in theaters in Japan on June 9. A special that recaps the story of Eternal Boys began screening in theaters on May 19 and will screen for two weeks.
The anime premiered on Fuji TV on October 10 and aired for 24 episodes. HIDIVE streamed the anime as it airs in Japan.
The story centers on the Manpuku Geinō Production (literally, Full-Stomach Entertainment Production) agency’s Eikyū Shōnen (Eternal Boys), a group of men who are around 40. They strive to become idols and overcome such barriers as their age and physical condition.
Suppose a Kid From the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town director migmi is helming the anime at LIDEN FILMS, and Kimiko Ueno (The Royal Tutor, Uchitama?! Have you seen my Tama? ) is overseeing the series scripts. The original story concept is credited to the real-life “Manpuku Geinō Production,” which is actually LIDEN FILMS, Fuji TV, and Polygon Pictures. Seiko Asai is adapting the original character designs by ma2 for animation.
Ryō Tanaka is directing the sound and Yukari Hashimoto (Mr. Osomatsu, Komi Can’t Communicate) is composing the music. King Records is handling the theme songs, and coly is developing a spinoff novel game.
A manga adaptation began serializing in Kadokawa‘s Comic Gene magazine in April 2022, and the Human Academy Performing Arts College is collaborating with the project.
Sources: Eternal Boys anime’s website, Comic Natalie
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