Fans of Yūji Nakamura’s Rokudō no Onna-tachi manga series have exciting news to look forward to, as it was announced on Tuesday that the manga is getting a television anime adaptation. The anime is set to premiere in April on the Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS Asahi channels.
The anime adaptation will be directed by Keiya Saitō, who has previously worked on the anime series Baki. Yūichirō Momose, known for his work on So I’m a Spider, So What? and Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer, will be in charge of the series scripts. The character designs will be handled by Shin’ya Segawa, with Hideaki Onishi taking care of sub-character designs and Hiroyuki Taiga in charge of mechanical designs. Yasuyoshi Uetsu and Tomoaki Chishima will be credited for prop design.
The cast includes:
- Gen Sato as Tо̄suke Rokudо̄
- Sumire Uesaka as Ranna Himawari
- Naomi Ōzora as Sayuri Osanada
- Yuki Yomichi as Azami Himeno
- Misato Matsuoka as Tsubaki
- Hitomi Sekine as Mizue
- Haruki Ishiya as Haruya Iinuma
The art director for the anime will be Kenichi Tajiri, with Yoshimi Kawakami as the color key artist. Yūjirō Yamane will be the compositing director of photography, and Shūji Matsumoto will be editing the anime. The sound director for the series will be Hiroshi Yamamoto.
The manga series, Rokudō no Onna-tachi, was launched by Nakamura in Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine in June 2016 and ended in April 2021. Akita Shoten published the manga’s 26th and final compiled book volume in June 2021. The story follows Tōsuke Rokudō, a timid high school boy who gets bullied by delinquents. He receives a scroll from his late grandfather, which leaves a mark on his forehead. The mark’s effect causes a delinquent girl named Ranna Himawari to fall in love with him.
The news of the anime adaptation has been met with excitement from fans of the manga series. The announcement of the premiere date and the main cast and crew has added to the anticipation. Fans are eagerly waiting for more information on the release date and other details about the anime adaptation.
Source – ANN