Season: Summer 2016
Premiere Date: July 3, 2016
Tsuyoshi Yasuda began his DAYS manga in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine in 2013. The manga was nominated for the 39th Kodansha Manga Awards, and won the Best Shonen Manga category at the 40th Kodansha Manga Awards in 2016. An anime adaptation was announced in January 2016.
Tsukushi Tsukamoto, a boy who was bullied in middle school, meets Jin Kazama, a young soccer genius who is the same age as him. Right before entering high school, Jin invites Tsukushi to join him in a game of soccer. Despite having sloppy movements, Tsukushi goes all-out and somehow manages to steal a goal. Fascinated with soccer, Tsukushi begins to grow as a soccer player alongside his new teammates.
Voice: Takuto Yoshinaga
Although he’s a newbie when it comes to soccer, he gets invited by Kazama to play since they’re low on players. He enters his school’s soccer club so he can be with his new friends.
Voice: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
A soccer genius, Jin invites Tsukushi to play soccer with him because he didn’t have enough people. He has a friends in a lot of places.
Voice: Daisuke Namikawa
The captain of the soccer club. There are many that call him one of Tokyo’s Big 3 players, and is a shoo-in to become a pro soccer player in the future.
Voice: Daisuke Ono
The ace of the soccer club with the number 10 on his jersey. He has the best test scores in his grade.
Voice: Mamoru Miyano
A young man who has the most potential in the soccer club.
Voice: Ayane Sakura
Tsukamoto’s childhood friend. She calls him Tsuku-chan, and is a kind girl who watches over his growth.
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Director: Kōnosuke Uda
Series Composition: Kōnosuke Uda
Character Design: Kazuto Nakazawa
Music: Yoshihiro Ike
Original Creator: Tsuyoshi Yasuda
Animation Production: MAPPA
Takuto Yoshinaga as Tsukushi Tsukamoto
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Jin Kazama
Daisuke Namikawa as Mizuki Hisahito
Daisuke Ono as Atsushi Kimishita
Mamoru Miyano as Kiichi Ōshiba
Takahiro Sakurai as Yūta Usui
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Hiroyuki Kurusu
Kaito Ishikawa as Tetsuya Nitobe
Mariya Ise as Chikako Ubukata
Ayane Sakura as Sayuri Tachibana
Katsuyuki Konishi as Katsutoshi Nakazawa
Hiroki Yasumoto as Susumu Inohara
Hiro Shimono as Jiro Haibara
Source: Official Website
Image Source: YouTube
©Tsuyoshi Yasuda, Kodansha/”Days” Production Committee