The website for the anime adaptation of Dan Ichikawa’s manga “My New Boss Is Goofy” (Atarashii Jōshi wa Do Tennen) unveiled an exciting new promotional video featuring the character Yūsei Shirosaki. The video’s revelation that the anime is set to premiere in October has left fans buzzing with anticipation.
To keep the excitement alive, the website plans to release weekly promotional videos, each focusing on a different main character. This unique approach promises to keep fans engaged and eager for more.
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The storyline of this workplace comedy revolves around Kentarō Momose, a 26-year-old office worker who recently changed jobs due to harassment from his former boss. Fearing a similar experience with his new boss, Yūsei Shirosaki, Momose’s anxiety is palpable. However, his worries quickly dissipate when he meets Shirosaki, a naturally airheaded individual who effortlessly dispels all of Momose’s concerns.
With a fresh and comedic twist on office dynamics, “My New Boss Is Goofy” is set to be a delightful and entertaining anime series, offering viewers a perfect blend of humor and relatable workplace situations. Mark your calendars for the October premiere!
The anime’s main cast includes (in the order the teaser introduces the characters):
- Tomokazu Sugita as Mitsuo Aoyama
- Kōtarō Nishiyama as Kentarō Momose
- Hiro Shimono as Hakutō
- Yuichiro Umehara as Yūsei Shirosaki
- Jun Fukuyama as Aigo Kinjō
Noriyuki Abe, known for directing acclaimed anime like “Bleach” and “Ōoku: The Inner Chambers,” helms the anime adaptation at A-1 Pictures. Leading the series scripts is Masahiro Yokotani, renowned for works such as “Beelzebub” and “The Devil Is a Part-Timer!”
Takahiro Yasuda, the character designer, and chief animation director, brings his creative expertise from projects like “Wolf Girl & Black Prince” and “Sekaiichi Hatsukoi: Valentine-hen.” Masato Nakayama, in charge of music, boasts a notable background, having worked on “Play It Cool, Guys, You and Me.”
The manga’s origins trace back to Ichikawa’s Twitter account, with serialization commencing on Akita Shoten’s Manga Cross website in February 2019. Akita Shoten’s published the first compiled volume in August 2019, followed by the second volume in May 2020.
Recognitions came pouring in for the manga, earning third place in the TSUTAYA Comic Grand Prize competition in 2020. Garnering the second spot in AnimeJapan’s reader poll for most anticipated animated manga of 2020 further solidified its popularity. Moreover, it triumphed as the top choice in the Web Manga General Election in 2019.
Source | My New Boss Is Goofy anime’s website