The official Just Because! website began streaming a new trailer and revealed that the anime will premiere on October 5th.

Just Because!

Just Because! is an original romantic drama collaboration between Hajime Kamoshida (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou creator) and Kiseki Himura (Sword Art Online: Progressive manga adaptation).

The anime’s official website describes the series as:

Just Because!

It is winter of their third year of high school, near the end of the second semester, when students have very little time in high school left. Everyone is just waiting for graduation.

Until he suddenly came home.

He was their classmate in middle school that had moved far away. He transferred in at a peculiar time, which reunited them. It was as if it were a ‘go signal’ rang out to the feelings of the students who had just thought to end their high school life without fanfare.

Just Because!

The main characters and voice cast include:

Mio NatsumiShe was Eita and Haruto’s classmate during middle school. Mio studies hard in order to enroll in college, but lingering unrequited feelings for a high school crush still affect her.

Voice Actor: Carin Isobe (Be in Tama & Friends: Uchi no Tama Shirimasen ka?Just Because!


Eita Izumi: He is a transfer student and is reunited with his old friends during the second semester. Eita was best friends with Haruto in middle school, and his transfer is treated like a reunion between the two.

Voice Actor: Aoi Ichikawa (first major voice role)Just Because!


Ena Komiya: She is a second-year student and a member of the photography club. Ena plans on entering a contest to save the club from disbanding and she accidentally witnesses a reunion between Eita and Haruto.

Voice Actor: Lynn (Fuuka Akitsuki in Fuuka)Just Because!


Haruta Souma: He is a member of the baseball team and already has a job in place after graduation. Haruta wants to hit a home run and confess to someone he likes.

Voice Actor: Taishi Murata (Hiroto Shijima in Durarara!!x2)Just Because!


Hazuki Morikawa: She is a member of the school’s concert band and has already decided on the college she wants to attend. Hazuki comes from a farming family and has no interest in romantic relationships.

Voice Actor: Yuna Yoshino (Nina Oiso in Gamers!)Just Because!


Are you excited for Just Because! to premiere?

Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being exposed to it in the late '90s. A fan of nearly all genres, he is not afraid to explore the creepier side of the industry.
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