A cast announcement has been made for the forthcoming Uma Musume Pretty Derby anime:
- Azumi Waki is Special Week
- Marika Kōno is Silence Suzuka
- Machico is Tōkai Teiō
- Ayaka Ohashi is Vodka
- Chisa Kimura is Daiwa Scarlet
- Hitomi Ueda is Gold Ship
- Saori Ōnishi is Mejiro McQueen
- Yukiyo Fujii is Tazuna Hayakawa
- Kōji Okino is Trainer
- Megumi Toyoguchi is Hana Tōjō
The main seven Uma Musume characters are singing the opening theme “Make Debut” and the ending theme “Grow Up Shine!”
Kei Oikawa is directing the anime at P.A. Works. Yousuke Kabashima is the character designer and chief animation director. Masafumi Sugiura and Cygames’ Akihiro Ishihara are both writing and overseeing the series scripts. UTAMARO movement is composing the music at Lantis.
Uma Musume Pretty Derby will premiere with a one hour special on Japanese television in April 2018.