Back Street Girls
|Back Street Girls|
Cover of Back Street Girls volume 1
(Bakku Sutorīto Gāruzu)
|Written by||Jasmine Gyuh|
|Magazine||Weekly Young Magazine|
|Original run||March 16, 2015 – September 15, 2018|
|Anime television series|
|Back Street Girls: Gokudolls|
|Directed by||Chiaki Kon|
|Written by||Susumu Yamakawa|
|Original network||BS11, Tokyo MX, MBS|
|Original run||July 4, 2018 – September 5, 2018|
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.
- Airi Yamamoto
- Voiced by: Yuka Nukui, Daisuke Ono (Kentarō)
- Mari Tachibana
- Voiced by: Kaori Maeda, Satoshi Hino (Ryū)
- Chika Sugihara
- Voiced by: Hikaru Akao, Kazuyuki Okitsu (Kazuhiko)
- Voiced by: Minami Takahashi, Shinji Kawada (George)
- 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
- Mandarin Kinoshita
- Voiced by: Junichi Suwabe
- Kōji Nagata
- Voiced by: Yasuhiro Mamiya
- Voiced by: Natsuki Hanae
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. The first tankōbon volume was released on August 6, 2015; 11 volumes have been released as of June 6, 2018. The manga is licensed in English by Kodansha USA.
An anime television series adaptation, produced by J.C.Staff and directed by Chiaki Kon, 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.
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- Back Street Girls at Weekly Young Magazine (in Japanese)
- Anime official website (in Japanese)
- Back Street Girls (manga) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
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