Shogi meets moe in Ryuoh no Oshigoto!, upcoming TV anime based on the series of light novels written by Shirow Shiratori and illustrated by Shirabi about a high school student shogi master and the 3rd grade elementary school student who seeks to serve as his student.
The Ryuoh no Oshigoto! TV anime is directed by Shinsuke Yanagi and features animation by project No.9. The main cast for the anime has also been announced including:
Yuma Uchida as Yaichi Kuzuryu, a 16 year old reigning shogi champion. Rina Hidaka as Ai Hinatsuru, a 3rd grade student who attaches herself to Yaichi as his apprentice. Ayane Sakura as Ai Yashajin, a very demanding girl who attends an elite grade school and who also wants to be Yaichi’s apprentice. Hisako Kanemoto as Ginko Sora, a middle school student and Rank 2 shogi-player who wishes to have a brother-sister style relationship with Yaichi. Ai Kayano as Keika Kiyotaki, a 25 year old woman and the only lady shogi player of the Kiyotaki school, which is run by her father. Yurika Kubo as Mio Mizukoshi, a lively and sporty 3rd grade student who is friends with Ai Hinatsuru. Chinami Hatsumoto as