When will Ayumu make his move? Reveal the artists of the theme song

The When will Ayumu make his move? The website has revealed the artists for the upcoming anime’s theme song. Kana Hanazawa performs the opening song “Kakehiki wa Poker Face”, while Kanna Nakamurawho plays the heroine Urushi Yaotome, performs the ending song “50 cm”.

The cover of the Japanese CD release “50 cm” has also been released.

©山本崇一朗・講談社/「それでも歩は寄せてくる」製作委員会

When will Ayumu make his move? is slated to premiere in July. The anime is an adaptation of the manga by Takagi-san teasing masterit is Souichiro Yamamotowhich debuted in 2019 and has 11 tankoubon volumes as of April 2022.

Kodansha describes the manga as follows:

Yaotome is the president of her high school’s shogi club, and she’s pretty sure that Ayumu, an underclass and the only other member of the club, has a huge crush on her. They get together to play shogi every day after school, but no matter what she does, she can’t get him to confess her feelings! What she doesn’t know is that Ayumu made a pact with himself to reveal his love only after he beat Yaotome at shogi for the first time. However, there is a big problem with this plan… it really sucks!

The anime staff includes Mirai Minato (Grand Jahy will not be defeated!) as a director, Deko Akao (The Prince’s Genie’s Guide to Getting a Nation Out of Debt) is the composer of the series, and Kazuya Hirata (BOFURI, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!!) is in charge of character design. SILVER LINK is the animation production company. Meanwhile, the cast includes Youhei Azakami like Ayumu Tanaka, Tsubasa Gouden like Takeru Kakuryuu, and Hina Youmiya like Sakurako Mikage.

The manga is serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine and published under the Kodansha Comics label.


Sources: When will Ayumu make his move? website (1), (2), Natalie comics

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