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Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko Light Novel Gets TV Anime (Updated)

posted on by Egan Loo
Hitoma Iruma's story about high school boy & cousin who says she is an alien

An anime adaptation of Hitoma Iruma's Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko light novel has been green-lit, according to material from this weekend's TBS Anime Festa event in Tokyo. Kadokawa Group Publishing/ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko imprint launched the series in January of last year, and the fifth volume shipped in June. Buriki illustrates the volumes.

The story revolves around an ordinary high school boy named Makoto Niwa and his cousin, a mysterious girl named Erio Tōwa. There is a rumor in their town that aliens watch over it. Erio tells Makoto that Earth has been targeted and says she is an alien herself.

Masato Yamane will launch a manga adaptation of the story in the October issue of Dengeki G's Magazine, which is shipping on August 30. Hitoma Iruma also wrote the Uso-tsuki Mii-kun to Kowareta Maa-chan light novel, which is being adapted into a live-action film.

[Via Moon Phase]

Update: More background and story information added.

Update 2: Dengeki Online website has confrimed that the anime will air on the TBS station.

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