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Outbreak Company's Oikawa to Direct My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Season 2 at Studio feel.

posted on 2014-10-16 12:50 EDT by Karen Ressler
Yuichi Tanaka also joins staff as character designer

Shogakukan's Gagaga Bunko opened a Gagaganbaru 2015 project campaign page on Friday and announced the main staff and cast for the upcoming second anime season based on Wataru Watari's Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) light novel series.

Kei Oikawa (Outbreak Company, Minami-ke Okaeri) will replace Ai Yoshimura as director in the second season, titled Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Zoku (My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected. Sequel), and Yuichi Tanaka (A Certain Scientific Railgun, Natsuiro Kiseki) will replace Yuu Shindou as the anime character designer. The animation production will move from Brains Base to studio feel., but Shôtarô Suga is returning to series composition. Monaca will again be in charge of music and Satoshi Motoyama will again serve as sound director.

Returning cast members include:

  • Nao Tōyama as Yui Yuigahama
  • Saori Hayami as Yukino Yukinoshita
  • Takuya Eguchi as Hachiman Hikigaya
  • Mikako Komatsu as Saika Totsuka
  • Nobuyuki Hiyama as Yoshiteru Zaimokuza
  • Aoi Yūki as Komachi Hikigaya
  • Mai Nakahara as Haruno Yukinoshita
  • Ryoka Yuzuki as Shizuka Hiratsuka
  • Takashi Kondo as Hayato Hayama

The 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 sees 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.

Crunchyroll streamed the first anime season as it aired in Japan last year. The light novels also received a video game adaptation and a tie-in original video anime last year. The novel series with illustrations by Ponkan8 topped the annual Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! (This Light Novel is Amazing!) rankings for 2013.

[Via Otakomu]


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