Sing "Yesterday" for Me

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Sing "Yesterday" for Me
Sing "Yesterday" for Me volume 1 cover.jpg
Cover of Sing "Yesterday" for Me volume 1 by Shueisha
イエスタデイをうたって
(Iesutadei o Utatte)
GenreComing-of-age[1]
Manga
Written byKei Toume
Published byShueisha
DemographicSeinen
MagazineBusiness Jump (1997-2011)
Grand Jump (2011-2015)
Original run1997June 2015
Volumes11
Anime television series
Directed byYoshiyuki Fujiwara
Produced byDMM.futureworks
Written byYoshiyuki Fujiwara
Jin Tanaka
StudioDoga Kobo
Original networkTV Asahi, AbemaTV, BS Asahi
Original run April 4, 2020 – present
Episodes18
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Sing "Yesterday" for Me (イエスタデイをうたって, Iesutadei o Utatte) is a Japanese manga series by Kei Toume. It began serialization in Shueisha's seinen manga magazine Business Jump in 1997, and it moved to Shueisha's Grand Jump magazine in November 2011 until it ended in June 2015. It was collected in eleven tankōbon volumes. An anime television series adaptation by Doga Kobo premiered on April 4, 2020.

Characters[edit]

Main Characters[edit]

Rikuo Uozumi (魚住 陸生, Uozumi Rikuo)
Voiced by: Chikahiro Kobayashi[2]
Rikuo is a college graduate unsure about his future. Currently working in a convenience store. His hobby is photography.
Haru Nonaka (野中 晴, Nonaka Haru)
Voiced by: Yume Miyamoto[2]
Haru is an eccentric girl working at MILK HALL.
Shinako Morinome (森ノ目 榀子, Morinome Shinako)
Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa[2]
Shinako is Rikuo's classmate from college. She is currently working as a high school teacher.
Rō Hayakawa (早川 浪, Hayakawa Rō)
Voiced by: Natsuki Hanae[2]
Rō is Shinako's childhood friend from Kanazawa.

Rikuo's Circle[edit]

Kinoshita (木ノ下, Kinoshita)
Voiced by: Tatsuhisa Suzuki[3]
Rikuo's co-worker at a convenience store.
Takanori Fukuda (福田 タカノリ, Fukuda Takanori)
Voiced by: Takuma Terashima[3]
Rikuo and Shinako's college classmate.
Kozue Fukuda (福田 梢, Fukuda Kozue)
Voiced by: Aya Suzaki[3]
Tanakori's wife.
Chika Yuzuhara (柚原 チカ, Yuzuhara Chika)
Voiced by: Eri Kitamura[3]
Rikuo's ex-girlfriend.

Haru's Circle[edit]

Minato (, Minato)
Voiced by: Yūki Ono[3]
Haru's ex-classmate who has been in love with her.
Kyōko Sayama (狭山 杏子, Sayama Kyōko)
Voiced by: Maaya Sakamoto[3]
Haru's employer. Owner of café "MILK HALL".
Izawa (居沢, Izawa)
Voiced by: Maaya Sakamoto[3]
Kyōko's high school classmate who's been in love with her.
Amamiya (雨宮, Amamiya)
Has been in pursuit of Haru ever since meeting her at a Christmas party.
Mimori (みもり, Mimori)
Amamiya's childhood friend.
Yōko Akimoto (秋本 陽子, Akimoto Yōko)
Haru's birth mother.
Shōgo Kawashima (川島 省吾, Kawashima Shōgo)
Haru's step-father.
Kansuke (カンスケ, Kansuke)
Voiced by: Ryōko Maekawa[3]
Haru's pet crow.

Shinako's Circle[edit]

Yū Hayakawa (早川 湧, Hayakawa Yū)
Shinako's childhood friend and Rō's brother. Died before the start of the series.
Morita (杜田, Morita)
Voiced by: Kaori Nazuka[3]
Shinako's co-worker.
Takako Kinoshita (木ノ下 楼子, Kinoshita Takako)
Shinako's student and Kinoshita's sister.
Izumi Fukamachi (深町 泉, Fukamachi Izumi)
Takako's classmate and president of the film club.

Rō's Circle[edit]

Katsumi Takishita (滝下 克美, Takishita Katsumi)
Voiced by: Shun Horie[3]
Rō's classmate at prep school.
Rio (莉緒, Rio)
A model working at Rō's prep school. At some point Rō's girlfriend.
Misato Kuzuhara (葛原 未里, Kuzuhara Misato)
Rō's classmate at prep school. Katsumi's target of affection.
Natsuki Nakahara (中原 夏樹, Nakahara Natsuki)
Rō's classmate at prep school. Funatsuka's girlfriend.
Funatsuka (船塚, Funatsuka)
Rō's classmate at prep school. Natsuki's boyfriend.

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

Anime[edit]

An anime television series adaptation was announced in the 10th issue of Grand Jump magazine on April 17, 2019.[1] The series is animated by Doga Kobo and directed by Yoshiyuki Fujiwara, with Fujiwara and Jin Tanaka writing the scripts and Junichirō Taniguchi designing the characters. DMM.futureworks is listed as producer. It premiered on April 4, 2020 on TV Asahi's NUManimation block, AbemaTV, and BS Asahi.[2][4] The series will run for 18 episodes, with the first 12 episodes airing on television and the last 6 episodes available through streaming on AbemaTV.[5]

No. Title[6] Original air date
1Transcription: "Shakai no Hamidashisha wa jiko henkaku wo mezasu" (Japanese: 社会のはみ出し者は自己変革を目指す)April 4, 2020 (2020-04-04)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kei Toume's Sing 'Yesterday' for Me Manga Listed With TV Anime". Anime News Network. April 12, 2019. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Sing 'Yesterday' for Me Anime Reveals Cast, April 4 Premiere". Anime News Network. January 21, 2020. Retrieved January 21, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "CAST / STAFF | TVアニメ『イエスタデイをうたって』公式サイト". singyesterday.com (in Japanese). Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  4. ^ "Sing 'Yesterday' for Me Anime Reveals Staff, Visual, Spring 2020 Debut". Anime News Network. November 19, 2019. Retrieved November 19, 2019.
  5. ^ "Sing 'Yesterday' for Me Anime Reveals Teaser, 18-Episode Length". Anime News Network. January 21, 2020. Retrieved January 21, 2020.
  6. ^ "Story TVアニメ『イエスタデイをうたって』公式サイト" (in Japanese). Retrieved April 5, 2020.

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