Tatsunoko Pro Reveals Original Pole Dancing Anime Pole Princess!!
Tatsunoko Production revealed a new original pole dancing-themed anime project on Friday titled Pole Princess!!, including the anime's cast, staff, visual, and promotional video.
Avex Pictures and Tatsunoko Pro are both credited for the original work. Hitomi Ezoe (episode director for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure franchise, Kageki Shoujo!!, Utano☆Princesama Revolutions) is directing the anime at Tatsunoko Pro. Touko Machida (Wake Up, Girls!, Show By Rock!!) is writing the scripts, and tomari is in charge of the original character designs. Yoshihiro Otobe (PriPara, KING OF PRISM by PrettyRhythm) is the CG director. Kenta Higashiohji (BUILD-DIVIDE -#000000- CODE BLACK, Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle) is composing the music at Avex Pictures. KAORI of STUDIO TRANSFORM is the pole dancing supervisor.
The anime stars:
- Rio Tsuchiya as Hinano Hoshikita
- Anna Suzuki as Lilia Saijo
- Yui Ogura as Mio Tousaka
- Minami Hinata as Subaru Nanyo
The story centers on Hinano, a very normal and mild-mannered 17-year-old girl. Since she was very young her grandmother ran a planetarium that Hinano loved, but one day Hinano found out that the planetarium would be closing down. Hinano worried about whether there was anything she could do for her grandmother and for the planetarium, and she coincidentally one day catches sight of a woman dancing on a pole under a starry sky. She gathers her friends and together they set up a stage in the planetarium to perform shows, and they jump into the world of pole dancing.
The anime will host a livestream on November 30 featuring the four main cast members.
Sources: Pole Princess!! anime's website, Comic Natalie