After Sentai Filmworks picked up the streaming and home video rights over the weekend, it wasn’t going to be a surprise to see the show begin streaming soon. Crunchyroll has now announced that they’ll be streaming the series School-Live!, aka Gakkou Garashi, with the first episode going live earlier today. The series has some pretty solid distribution for a number of fans as it’s open to Crunchyroll’s members in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Latin America, Europe (excluding Germany and German-speaking territories), the Middle East, and North Africa.
The cast for the series now includes Ai Kayano as Sakura Megumi, Inori Minase as Yuki Takeya, Ari Ozawa as Kurumi Ebisuzawa, M.A.O as Yūri Wakasa, Rie Takahashi as Miki Naoki, Juri Kimura as Kei Shidou and Emiri Kato as Taromaru.
The manga series itself recently got picked up by Yen Press with plans for the first volume to arrive in November.
The work comes from writer Norimitsu Kaihou and artist Sadoru Chiba which will have its fourth volume landing in early July in Japan. Kaohour has worked on the screenplay for some anime works before with ?Guilty Crown: Lost Christmas and doing the series composition for Neppuu Kairiku Bushi Road while also handling the story for one of the Gargantia manga releases and a few others. Sadoru has had a few projects over the years as well, with Heian Zankoku Monogatari, Nobara Sex and The iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls – Ensemble!.
Plot concept: Takeya Yuki is in love with the school. For her, it’s a wonderful place, where she enjoys her school activities, especially the activities of her club: School Life Club. The club has Rii-chan as the president, Kurumi-chan as another member, and the teacher, Megu-nee, always there for them. Yes, she is in love with her school… on her mind. Because, for her, the reality of the school and their club’s activities is way too hard to be perceived…