Anime Spotlight - Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

by Anthony Foronda,

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

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Broadcast Begins April 2015 (JST)

Key Staff

Director: Yoshinobu Yamakawa
(Little Busters!, Kill Me Baby)
Series Composition: Hideki Shirane
(Date A Live, Aria the Scarlet Ammo)
Theme Song Performance (OP): Yuka Iguchi
( Sakura Trick, Haganai)


Over a million copies total for the series in print! The first Grand Prize winner of the GA Bunko Awards, “Is It Wrong of Me to Hope I Meet Someone Inside a Dungeon? (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru nowa Machigatte Iru Darouka)” (written by Fujino Ohmori, illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda) is becoming a TV animation series as the first phase of the GA Bunko 10th anniversary project!


Oralio, the labyrinth city –

A giant city that houses an enormous underground labyrinth known as the “Dungeon”. Excitement of the unknown, glorious fame, and a romance with a cute girl. In this location where all dreams and desires of humans lie in waiting, a boy meets one small “god”.

The destined crossing of a boy longing to be an adventurer that was turned away by every “Familia”, and a god that had zero subservient members.

This is a “story of one's family (Familia Myth)” that the boy traverses through and the goddess records…


Bell Cranel
VA:Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Hestia Familia
[race] Human

Main character, who is of the human race. 14 years old. Still a level 1 fledgling adventurer, and often falls into a crisis within the Dungeon. Very much a crybaby.

VA:Inori Minase
Hestia Familia
[race] god

A god that has descended from the heavens, and is a higher being than humans, demi-humans, and monsters. Just like her nickname “Loli-God”, her appearance looks young and her height is short, but on the other hand, she has very large breasts. Loves Bell!

Ais Wallenstein
VA:Saori Onishi
Loki Familia
[race] human

Human race. Of all females within the Dungeon regardless of race (including humans) she has the skills to be a level 5, touted as one of the strongest. Many also have a yearning for her due to her beauty (Bell being no exception). Member of “Loki Familia”.

Liliruca Arde
VA:Maaya Uchida
Soma Familia
[race] Prum (dwarves)

A girl that suddenly asked Bell if she could play the role of “supporter” that does back-end work in exploring the Dungon. There seems to be many mysteries about her origins……?

Eina Tulle
VA:Haruka Tomatsu
[race] half-elf

The receptionist for the “Guild” that manages the operations for the Dungeon. Kindly responds to Bell's worries as the older sister figure that excels at taking care of others. Her race is a half-elf.

Syr Flover
VA:Shizuka Ishigami
Pub – Productive Female Master
[race] human

An employee at the pub “Productive Female Master” that Bell met by a certain coincidence. Looks after Bell and makes him boxed lunches every day. She is human.


Bell Cranel
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Inori Minase
Ais Wallenstein
Saori Onishi
Liliruca Arde
Maaya Uchida
Eina Tulle
Haruka Tomatsu
Syr Flover
Shizuka Ishigami


Original Story
Fujino Omori (published by GA Bunko / SB Creative)
Original Character Concepts
Suzuhito Yasuda
Yoshinobu Yamakawa
Series Composition
Hideki Shirane
Character Design
Shigeki Kimoto
Art Director
Toshiharu Mizutani (Moon Flower)
Color Coordinator
Tomomi Ando
Filming Director
Shingo Fukuyo
Kentaro Tsubone (REAL-T)
Sound Director
Jin Aketagawa
Opening theme song
Yuka Iguchi
Keiji Inai
Animation Production
Produced by
Danmachi Production Committee

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