Via Comic Natalie: the production of a new original TV anime “Gunjou no FANFARE” has been announced, with its initial broadcast slated for Spring 2022. Youjiro Itokawa will be joining the “Gunjou no FANFARE” cast, which already includes Shougo Yano, Shinba Tsuchiya, and Natsuki Hanae.
“Gunjou no FANFARE” will be directed by Makoto Kato (“Lord El-Melloi II Sei no Jikenbo: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note”), featuring character designs by Hiro Kanzaki (“Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai”), with music by Hiroyuki Sawano (“Attack on Titan”), and animation by Lay-duce.
“Gunjou no FANFARE” is a youth ensemble drama of boys aiming to be pro jockeys, set in a specialised horse racing school. The young students are tested not just for their skill in racing thoroughbred horses, but also for their physical stamina and mental fortitude.