News 'My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong As I Expected' Cast, Staff Revealed (Updated)
posted on 2012-12-17 23:38 EST
Shogakukan's Gagaga Bunko imprint announced the cast and staff of the television anime adaptation of Wataru Watari's Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. (My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected.) light novel series. The anime has the same cast (pictured left to right, top to bottom) as the light novel's earlier drama CD adaptation:
- Takuya Eguchi as Hachiman Hikigaya
- Saori Hayami as Yukino Yukinoshita
- Nao Tōyama as Yui Yuigahama
- Mikako Komatsu as Saika Totsuka
- Aoi Yūki as Komachi Hikigaya
- Director: Ai Yoshimura (episode director on Gintama, Oreimo)
- Series Script Supervisor: Shôtarô Suga (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Lagrange - The Flower of Rin-ne)
- Character Design: Yuu Shindou (animation director on Penguindrum, Sengoku Collection)
- Animation Production: Brains Base
Watari's romantic comedy revolves around an antisocial high school student named Hachiman Hikigaya with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. When he see his classmates talking excitedly about living their adolescent lives, he mutters, "They're a bunch of liars." When he is asked about his future dreams, he responds, "Not working." A teacher gets Hachiman to join the volunteer "service club," which happens to have the school's prettiest girl, Yukino Yukinoshita.
The anime will premiere next April on the TBS and BS-TBS channels.
Update: The official Twitter account also confirmed the voice cast members Nobuyuki Hiyama as Yoshiteru Zaimokuza and Ryoka Yuzuki as Shizuka Hiratsuka on Tuesday.
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