Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm - Netflix
In a world where flying is as easy as riding a bicycle, there is a popular sport called 'Flying Circus'.The protagonist once had a promising future ahead of him in that sport, but due to a humiliating defeat in addition to a certain other reasons, he decided to leave. However, when he meets the transfer student Kurashina Asuka and slowly regains his passion as he teaches her how to fly. He will participate once again in the Flying Circus as his situation changed, but how high will he be able to fly this side with Asuka at his side?
Runtime: 30 minutes
Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm - Aokana: Four Rhythm Across the Blue - Netflix
Aokana: Four Rhythm Across the Blue, known in Japan as Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm (蒼の彼方のフォーリズム, Ao no Kanata no Fō Rizumu, subtitled Beyond the sky, into the firmament), officially abbreviated as Aokana (あおかな) and translated as Four Rhythm Across the Blue, is a Japanese adult visual novel developed by Sprite and released for Windows on November 28, 2014. The game was ported to the PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. A manga adaptation began publication in Comp Ace magazine in October 2015. A spin-off mobile game was released in October 2016, while a sequel and a visual novel spin-off are in production. An anime television series adaptation, produced by Gonzo, directed by Fumitoshi Oizaki, and written by Reiko Yoshida aired between January and March 2016. Crunchyroll and Funimation will co-release the anime on Blu-ray and DVD in North America.
Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm - Other characters - Netflix
Reiko Satōin (佐藤院 麗子, Satōin Reiko) Voiced by: Rikka Kitami (PC game), Ryōko Ono (PSV game), Risa Taneda (anime) (Japanese); Tia Ballard (anime) (English) Flying style: All-rounder A second-year student at Takafuji and the Vice-Captain of the Takafuji FC club. She tend to be a little proud and self-centered, often making 'grand entrances'. She actually added the “-in” to the end of her family name “Satou”, and Kazunari likes teasing her by calling her by her real name. Her family runs the Satou Food Group, a catering company famous for their high-quality seafood. Saki Inui (乾 沙希, Inui Saki) Voiced by: Yūka Kotorii (PC game), Natsumi Takamori (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Amanda Lee (anime) (English) Flying style: Speeder A second-year student at Kairyou Academy. She had previously participated in FC in England and is one of the fastest players in the world. She has a rather emotionless demeanor on the surface, but has a soft spot for cats, as such having the two cat-shaped hairclips around her plaits. She has been best friends with Irina since they were children and follows her every command while playing. In her final match with Asuka, she truly starts to enjoy FC and becomes friends with Asuka and her friends. Aoi Kagami (各務 葵, Kagami Aoi) Voiced by: Megumi Ogata (Japanese); Rachel Robinson (anime) (English) The physical and health education teacher at Kunahama Institute and a former national FC player. She serves as Masaya's mentor and the FC club's advisor. During her player days she created a style called Birdcage which consists on controlling the opponent, something she's not proud of and dislikes that Irina and Saki brought back the technique. After Masaya returns to play, she also joins her students in training. After Asuka unlocks her balancer in her final match with Saki, Aoi comes to realize that her Birdcage ultimately had a positive effect, now causing the current FC to evolve again with no balance limiters. Shion Aoyagi (青柳 紫苑, Aoyagi Shion) Voiced by: Teppei Hirabayashi (PC game), Takayuki Kondō (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Christopher Wehkamp (anime) (English) Flying style: Speeder A third-year student at Kunahama Institute and the president of the Kunahama FC club. He is the last remaining member of the club before Masaya and others joined and tends to be overly dramatic in his actions. Madoka Aoyagi (青柳 窓果, Aoyagi Madoka) Voiced by: Miyako Suzuta (PC game), Naomi Wakabayashi (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Madeleine Morris (anime) (English) Manager of the Kunahama FC club and classmate of Asuka, Masaya and Misaki. She is Shion's younger sister. When her brother graduates she becomes the team's new captain, and tends to be the straight man in the antics of the other members. Minori Hosaka (保坂 実里, Hosaka Minori) Voiced by: Hozumi Momoi (PC game), Yūko Gibu (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Felecia Angelle (anime) (English) Mashiro's classmate and member of the newspaper club in Kunahama. She's very energetic and always carries around a microphone. She is also the commentator for the FC tournaments. Hayato Shirase (白瀬 隼人, Shirase Hayato) Voiced by: Uta Kijima (PC game), Takahiro Mizushima (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Oscar Contreras (anime) (English) A worker at Sky Sports Shirase, a sporting goods store owned by his family that sells FC equipment. He's also an old acquaintance of Aoi. Minamo Shirase (白瀬 みなも, Shirase Minamo) Voiced by: Yami Toyotaki (PC game), Ai Shimizu (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Mikaela Krantz (anime) (English) Hayato's younger sister. She helps out at the store and has a shy personality. Botan Arisaka (有坂 牡丹, Arisaka Botan) Voiced by: Emi Yamato (PC game), Hitomi Nabatame (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Marissa Lenti (anime) (English) Mashiro's mother and owner of the family restaurant Mashiro Udon. Kazunari Shindō (真藤 一成, Shindō Kazunari) Voiced by: Charlie Umesaki (PC game), Kazuyuki Okitsu (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Shawn Gann (anime) (English) Flying style: All-rounder Captain of the Takafuji FC club. He is a world-class FC player. He was inspired by Masaya to participate in FC hoping to beat him someday. He comes to see Asuka as a worthy opponent and uses his best tactics to defeat her after seeing she can keep up with him. He's defeated by Saki in the finals, but takes his lose surprisingly well. He later assists Masaya and co in training preparation for Saki's Birdcage after Misaki requests his help. Irina Avalon (イリーナ・アヴァロン, Irīna Avaron) Voiced by: Yūko Nōmi (PC game), Kaori Mizuhashi (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Alexis Tipton (anime) (English) A second-year student at Kairyou Academy and Saki's coach. Originally from England, she is the daughter of a famous Grav-Shoe maker. She is obsessed in creating the “perfect and beautiful” FC based on Aoi's style and believes the current game is “false”, convincing Saki that only their methods are necessary to win, wishing for a chance to prove her point by winning two tournaments in a row and forcing the FC Community to admit that their FC is far superior to that “circus imitation”. However, after Asuka and Saki face each other with no balance limiters, she begins to enjoy the current FC and even shows remorse to Aoi after the match, acknowledging that her view of FC was wrong. Arika Okoze (虎魚 有梨華, Okoze Arika) Voiced by: Hiori Hitsuki (PC game), Ema Kogure (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Alex Moore (anime) (English) Flying style: Speeder A first-year student at Shitou Suisan Academy. She is a close friend of Mashiro having known her since she was a baby. Her favorite food is tuna and is mockingly nicknamed “Maguro-chan”. Mayu Ganeko (我如古 繭, Ganeko Mayu) Voiced by: Mima Yūki (PC game), Nozomi Sasaki (PSV game, anime) (Japanese); Amber Lee Connors (anime) (English) A second-year student at Shitou Suisan Academy and Arika's 'senpai' or senior and coach. She is admired greatly by Arika, who calls her 'milady'. Masked player (覆面選手, Fukumen senshu) A side character in the novel series (not in anime). Kasumi Kurobuchi (黒渕 霞, Kurobuchi Kasumi) Voiced by: Kanami Fukashiro (PC game), Yuki Kaida (PSV game, anime) A second-year student at Dougaura High and Asuka's opponent in the second round of the Summer Tournament.
Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm - References - Netflix