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Novel 'Shounen Hollywood' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Summer 2014 [Update 4/2]

by tsubasalover
Mar 14, 2014 4:11 AM | 43 Comments
Ikuyo Hashiguchi's Shounen Hollywood has been announced to receive a TV anime adaptation for Summer 2014. The project involves a novel, anime, and idol project. The anime's story will take place 15 years after the novel, which has been published since July 2012.

Synopsis: An imaginary theater in Harajuku called "Hollywood Tokyo" trains boys as idols called "Shounen Hollywood." It is a story of those idols growing up.

Staff
Original and Series Composition: Ikuyo Hashiguchi
Director: Toshimasa Kuroyanagi
Character Design: Kei Tsuchiya
Music: Starchild Records
Studio: Zexcs

Cast
Kakeru Kazama: Ryota Ohsaka
Ikuma Amaki: Tetsuya Kakihara
Kira Sakeki: Daiki Yamashita
Daiki Tomii: Shouta Aoi
Shun Maiyama: Kensho Ono

Anime key visual: http://animeanime.jp/imgs/thumb_h/32494.png
Anime official site: http://www.starchild.co.jp/special/shonen-hollywood-anime/
Idol project official site: http://shonen-hollywood-japan.com/

Source: Animate.tv, Anime! Anime!


Update April 2
The official site was updated with additional cast.

President: Daisuke Namikawa‎
Daichi Hirosawa: Souichirou Hoshi‎
Kou Osaki: Yuuto Suzuki‎
Minoru Tomii: Daisuke Sakaguchi

Source: Official site

Shounen Hollywood on MAL

20 of 43 Comments Recent Comments

Oooh more characters. I like Namikawa Daisuke. I haven't heard many roles for the other three though.

Apr 3, 2014 10:28 PM by Mayuka

Shadow-Chan said:
Additional cast (1st generation members)

Thanks. Added that to the first post.

Apr 2, 2014 7:47 AM by tsubasalover

Additional cast (1st generation members)

President: Daisuke Namikawa‎
Daichi Hirosawa: Souichirou Hoshi‎
Kou Osaki: Yuuto Suzuki‎
Minoru Tomii: Daisuke Sakaguchi

Apr 2, 2014 6:22 AM by Shadow-Chan

I'M IN YOOOO. DAT CAST. DAT ART. <3

HYPE

Mar 21, 2014 3:16 PM by Mayuka

Ohsaka Ryota and male idols? I'm in.

Great cast overall.

Mar 16, 2014 4:47 AM by Hielin

AOI SHOUTA AOI SHOUTA AOI SHOUTA SHOUTA SHOTA SHOUTA

Im in for the seiyuu cast yo.

Mar 16, 2014 1:56 AM by Figma

JizzyHitler said:
so if its taking plkace after the novel doesnt that mean people like us that havent read the novel will be completely lost


I hope not, I really want to watch this.

Mar 14, 2014 8:41 PM by SushiUnlimited

Wait, what?

>male idols

Have not heard of that before, but huh? lmao this is weird.

Pass on this show.

Mar 14, 2014 1:47 PM by LegendGoldDark

If there is dancing in this like UtaPri then it has potential to be hilarious.

Mar 14, 2014 1:36 PM by stand

OMG more for the girls hurray I guess their finally starting to realize that we females go crazy for hot males

Mar 14, 2014 1:28 PM by Shion657

whispers its not shounen hollywood without my boy utsumi but yknow ill deal

Mar 14, 2014 1:15 PM by Lazu

Male Idol Anime, I still haven't watched any of these kinds of Anime yet so I will watch this and Ryota Ohsaka is in this, that's cool.

Mar 14, 2014 12:08 PM by Tengai

will pass not in the mood for idol right now

Mar 14, 2014 11:09 AM by Mr_Gutts

YES!

Mar 14, 2014 10:58 AM by 2SugoiToActSugoi

Marginal#4 and Tsukiuta getting anime? KYAA! It would be a dream come true. <3
I was actually dreaming that KyoAni would adapt Marginal#4 into an anime!

Mar 14, 2014 10:54 AM by phoenixalia

mistress_kisara said:
*screams* Will definitely watch! I hope Marginal #4 and the Tsukiuta series gets an anime too (we nee more male idols XD)

Oh~, Tsukiuta! I like the series!

Mar 14, 2014 10:31 AM by tsubasalover

Interesting, if the novel is the original work, maybe I'll give that a try first.

mistress_kisara said:
*screams* Will definitely watch! I hope Marginal #4 and the Tsukiuta series gets an anime too (we nee more male idols XD)

Don't make me hope >~<

Mar 14, 2014 10:10 AM by Face_Faith

I'll wait for a PV to judge this. Might be interested.

Mar 14, 2014 9:39 AM by Red_Keys

MALE. IDOLS. YESSSSSSSSSSS.

Oh my god I can't wait I've always wanted more than Utapri when it came to male idols and it's here. GAHHHHHHHH.

Mar 14, 2014 9:36 AM by Laciie

Liking what I'm seeing so far, just need a PV for it.

Mar 14, 2014 9:29 AM by marx-chan

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