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NISA Licenses Daily Lives of High School Boys Anime

posted on 2012-01-24 21:45 EST
Yasunobu Yamauchi's comedy about students at boy's high school debuted on January 9

NIS America (NISA), the American subsidiary of the Nippon Ichi Software game company, announced on Tuesday that it will release the television anime adaptation of Yasunobu Yamauchi's Daily Lives of High School Boys (Danshi Kōkōsei no Nichijō) manga. More information about the release format, the release date and a planned edition with "fan-favorite sturdy premium packaging" will be announced on the company's website.

The gag comedy manga follows the humorous yet "realistic" everyday life of Tadakuni (voiced by Miyu Irino), Hidenori (Tomokazu Sugita), Yoshitake (Kenichi Suzumura), and other students at a boys' high school. Shinji Takamatsu (Gintama, School Rumble) is directing the anime at Sunrise, Ai Yoshimura (episode director on Gintama, Oreimo) is serving as assistant director, and Yoshinori Yumoto (Battle Spirits: Brave, Strait Jacket) is designing the characters and overseeing the animation.

The anime premiered in Japan on January 9.

Image © Yasunobu Yamauchi/Square Enix, DKN Project

Update: More background information added.


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