Back Street Girls

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Back Street Girls
Back Street Girls volume 1 cover.jpg
Cover of Back Street Girls volume 1
バックストリートガールズ
(Bakku Sutorīto Gāruzu)
Genre Comedy[1]
Manga
Written by Jasmine Gyuh
Published by Kodansha
English publisher
Demographic Seinen
Magazine Weekly Young Magazine
Original run March 16, 2015September 15, 2018
Volumes 11
Anime television series
Back Street Girls: Gokudolls
Directed by Chiaki Kon
Written by Susumu Yamakawa
Studio J.C.Staff
Original network BS11, Tokyo MX, MBS
Original run July 4, 2018 September 5, 2018
Episodes 10
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Back Street Girls (バックストリートガールズ, Bakku Sutorīto Gāruzu) is a Japanese manga series by Jasmine Gyuh about three yakuza men forced by their boss to become a female idol group. It has been serialized in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Magazine since March 2015. The manga is licensed in English by Kodansha USA. A 10-episode anime television series adaptation, produced by J.C.Staff and directed by Chiaki Kon, aired from July to September 2018 on BS11 and other channels.

Characters[edit]

Airi Yamamoto
Voiced by: Yuka Nukui, Daisuke Ono (Kentarō)[2]
Mari Tachibana
Voiced by: Kaori Maeda, Satoshi Hino (Ryū)[2]
Chika Sugihara
Voiced by: Hikaru Akao, Kazuyuki Okitsu (Kazuhiko)[2]
Rina
Voiced by: Minami Takahashi, Shinji Kawada (George)[2]
4th member of the Gokudolls group. George is a gangster from USA & ended up his surgery to become the 4th member of the group.
Kimanjirō Inugane
Voiced by: Keiji Fujiwara[2]
Mandarin Kinoshita
Voiced by: Junichi Suwabe[3]
Kōji Nagata
Voiced by: Yasuhiro Mamiya[3]
Kimura
Voiced by: Natsuki Hanae[3]

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

Back Street Girls is written and illustrated by Jasmine Gyuh. It began serialization in Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine on March 16, 2015 and will end serialization on September 15, 2018.[4][5] The first tankōbon volume was released on August 6, 2015;[6] 11 volumes have been released as of June 6, 2018.[7] The manga is licensed in English by Kodansha USA.[8]

Anime[edit]

An anime television series adaptation, produced by J.C.Staff and directed by Chiaki Kon,[1][9] aired between July 4 and September 5, 2018 on BS11 and other channels. The scripts were handled by Susumu Yamakawa, and sound direction was handled by Jin Aketagawa.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Back Street Girls Comedy Manga Gets TV Anime". Anime News Network. November 30, 2017. Retrieved March 7, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Sherman, Jennifer (May 28, 2018). "Back Street Girls TV Anime Reveals Main Cast, July 3 Premiere". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  3. ^ a b c Sherman, Jennifer (June 25, 2018). "Back Street Girls Anime Casts Junichi Suwabe, Yasuhiro Mamiya, Natsuki Hanae". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 25, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Back Street Girls Manga Ends on September 15". Anime News Network. September 9, 2018. Retrieved September 9, 2018. 
  5. ^ "週刊ヤングマガジン16号 « ヤングマガジン公式サイト" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Archived from the original on July 24, 2018. Retrieved July 24, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Back Street Girls (1)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved July 24, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Back Street Girls (11)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved July 24, 2018. 
  8. ^ "Kodansha Comics Adds 3 Digital Manga, 5 Digital Yaoi Manga in August". Anime News Network. July 23, 2018. Retrieved July 24, 2018. 
  9. ^ "Back Street Girls TV Anime Slated for July Premiere". Anime News Network. March 7, 2018. Retrieved March 7, 2018. 
  10. ^ "Back Street Girls TV Anime Reveals Visuals, Staff". Anime News Network. April 20, 2018. Retrieved April 20, 2018. 

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