The Eternal Boys anime will consist of 24 episodes
The Web anime official Eikyū Shōnen Eternal Boys revealed that it will have 24 episodes. In addition, the official channel of Youtube shared the song «everlasting», the debut of the idol group that could be seen in the seventh episode of the anime. Eikyū Shōnen Eternal Boys began airing on the Japanese television channel fujitv last October 10.
Linden Films (Tokyo Revengers) is the studio in charge of the anime of Eternal Boys with migmi (Suppose a Kid From the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town) as director and kimiko ueno (The Royal Tutor, Uchitama?! Have you seen my Tama?) supervising the script of the series. The original story is credited to “Manpuku Geinō Production”, which in real life is about the companies LIDEN FILMS, fujitv Y Polygon Pictures. The original design of the characters belongs to ma2while Seiko Asai is in charge of adapting them to animation. Ryo Tanaka is the sound director of this series, Yukari Hashimoto (Mr Osomatsu, Komi-san can’t communicate) composes the music and the label King Records is behind the main songs.
The franchise also covers other formats apart from animation. A audio drama it will be launched without periodicity through the channel Youtube and the account of Twitter officers of Eternal Boyswhile a manga adaptation began to be published on April 15 in the magazine Comic Gene of kadokawa in collaboration with the Human Academy Performing Arts College. Furthermore, the company Coly Inc. is developing a spin-off as a visual novel.
the main group «Eternal Boys» It is made up of 6 members:
- daisuke hirakawa What Kentaro Sanada40 years old, former salaryman whose company suddenly went bankrupt.
- Natsuyuki Konishi What Naoki Ishida39 years old, former high school teacher.
- Jun Fukuyama What Haru Asai35 years old, former soccer player.
- daisuke namikawa What tsuyoshi imagawa37, years old, former child actor turned enka singer.
- Toshiyuki Morikawa What daisuke yamanaka45 years old, ex-manager of the talent agency Manpuku Geino Production.
- Nozomi Sasaki What makoto kakizaki41 years old, former number 1 of a Cabaret Host Club.
The story revolves around the group “Eikyū Shōnen” (“Eternal Boys”), from the talent agency Manpuku Geinō Production, which is made up of 6 men who are already around 40 years old. They strive to become idols and overcome barriers like their age and physical condition.