A Good Librarian Like A Good Shepard
"On my Sheep" by Mitsuki Nakae
"Aozora to Green Belt" (青空とグリーンベルト) by Hagumi Nishizawa
TV Animation - 大図書館の羊飼い - WebSite (Japanese)
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The series based on a visual novel by August, creators of Fortune Arterial, premiered on October 9. FUNimation is streaming the series as it airs and describes the story:
Kyotaro Kakei is a shy student at a prestigious academy known for its massive library. The sole member of the school's library club, Kyotaro's always been better with books than girls – until a from the mysterious “Shepherd” hints that his fate will soon be changing. Life gets wild in a hurry after a vision allows Kyotaro to rescue Tsugumi, a girl who also received a text message from the “Shepherd.” Soon, Tsugumi announces her intentions to join the Library Club and, with Kyotaro's help, make school life much more interesting! It doesn't take long for a host of other pretty girls to follow Tsugumi's lead and join the club in the hopes of spicing up their academy lives. But just who is this “Shepherd,” what does he or she have to do with the Library Club's sudden popularity, and how in the world will Kyotaro survive being surrounded by all these girls!?
"Team Nico" members Kenichi Konishi (The Tale of Princess Kaguya, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos animation director and character designer),Tomomi Kamiya (Space Dandy, Hal, Psycho-Pass animator), Asami Sodeyama ( Hayate the Combat Butler: Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Space Brothers, Saint Seiya Omegaanimator), Kaori Hayashi (The Tale of Princess Kaguya, The Garden of Words animator), and Yuu Nobuta ( Dog Days, Asura Cryin', Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 episode director) are serving as director, character designer, and animation director for the series.
Madoka Yonezawa is the cast as Tsugumi, and Junji Majima is also starring as protagonist Kyōtarō. Other cast members include Nozomi Yamamoto as Senri, Yuka Saitou as Tamamo, Atsumi Tanezaki as Nagi, and Eri Sendai as Kana, among others.
Ad aprile August, il produttore giapponese di giochi per adulti noto per Fortune Arterial, ha annunciato un adattamento anime della propria visual novel da Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai: a Good Librarian like a Good Shepherd. La serie inizierà in Giappone il 9 ottobre.
La storia si svolge nella Shiomi Academy, una prestigiosa accademia con una biblioteca così grande da rivaleggiare la Biblioteca Nazionale Giapponese e dove il protagonista, Kyotaro Kakei ama leggere da solo.
Regia e character design sono affidati al Team Nico, composto da Kenichi Konishi (Kaguya-hime no Monogatari, Fullmetal Alchemist The Movie - La sacra Stella di Milos), Tomomi Kamiya (animatore di Space Dandy, Hal, Psycho Pass), Asami Sodeyama (animatore in Hayate no Gotoku: Can't Take my Eyes off You, Uchuu Kyoudai, Saint Seiya Omega), Kaori Hayashi (Kaguya-hime no Monogatari, Il Giardino delle Parole) e Yuu Nobuta (regia di Code Geass - Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 episodi 11 e 22), il tutto è prodotto da Hoods Entertainment.
August ha pubblicato il gioco per Windows solo a gennaio 2013. Akane Sasaki si occupa dell'adattamento manga su Dengeki G di ASCII Media Works.
Series Composition: Kiyoko Yoshimura
Original Character Design: Bekkankou
Animation Production: Hoods Entertainment
Original Creator: August
Photography: Assez Finaud Fabric
Internet Streaming: FUNimation Entertainment