Emotional Blue Period Trailer Highlights Its Artists’ Struggles

A new trailer has been released for the anime adaptation of Tsubasa Yamaguchi's artistic manga series, Blue Period.

The story follows a popular high school student called Yatora Yaguchi, who is bored with life but eventually finds inspiration and passion in the world of art. The trailer provides a sneak peek of the struggles and emotions he endures as he works to develop his own artistic skills. It also features the series's opening theme song, "EVERBLUE" by Omoinotake.

The manga was first published in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine Monthly Afternoon in June 2017, and has produced 10 volumes of content so far. Seven Arcs (Fly Me to the Moon) is producing the anime adaptation with Kouji Masunari (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic) and Katsuya Asano (Tokyo RevengersLord Marksman and Vanadis) serving as directors, Reiko Yoshida (A Silent VoiceCastle Town Dandelion) contributing to the script and Tomoyuki Shitaya (Night Wizard The AnimationHatsukoi Limited) providing the character designs.

The voice cast includes Hiromu Mineta (Star Wars: Visions) as protagonist Yatora Yaguchi, Yumiri Hanamori (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No YaibaSmile Down the Runway) as Ryuji Ayukawa and Daiki Yamashita (Ranking of KingsMy Hero Academia) as Yotasuke Takahashi.

Blue Period will premiere on MBS, TBS and other channels in Japan on Oct. 2. Netflix will exclusively stream the series outside of Japan beginning on Oct. 9.

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