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3rd Hori-san to Miyamura-kun Original Anime Episode Previewed in Video

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Miki Itou joins cast as Kyoko's mother for OVA shipping in Japan in February

Online retailer Oozlaya began streaming a promotional video for the third episode of the original anime video series adapting Hero's Hori-san to Miyamura-kun manga on Wednesday.

Hori: I've been thinking about the same thing since a little while ago.
Miyamura: I've been thinking about the same thing since a little while ago.
Hori: I'm in love with you.
Miyamura: ...I see. I am too.

General producer Tarō Yamada's own independent animation studio Marone producing the OVA.

The cast and crew includes:

Asami Seto as Kyoko Hori
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Izumi Miyamura
Kana Ueda as Yuki Yoshikawa
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Toru Ishikawa
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Kakeru Sengoku
Akiko Hasegawa as Remi Ayasaki
Yui Nomura as Sakura Kawano
Hiro Shimono as Shū Iura
Takashi Kondō as Kenichi Endō
Tomokazu Sugita as Shin Yasuda
Miki Itou as Yuriko Hori

Director: Tetsuo Hirakawa
Screenplay/Series Composition: Yuniko Ayana
Character Design: Kenichi Kutsuna

The four-panel school comedy manga follows the "sweet-and-sour" adolescence of Kyōko Hori and Izumi Miyamura. Hori is the most popular and gorgeous girl at school, while Miyamura is an introverted, eyeglasses-wearing boy. However, both find out that their appearances at school are not as they seem, as it turns out that Hori is a laid-back family girl, and Miyamura is a handsome young man covered in piercings and tattoos. The two find that they have more in common than they once thought.

HERO launched the manga on Square Enix's Gangan Online website in 2007, and Square Enix published the 10th and final compiled book volume in December 2011. Artist Daisuke Hagiwara launched a spinoff manga called Hori-Miya in Monthly G Fantasy in 2011, and the fourth volume is shipping on October 26. The first original video anime shipped in 2012 and a second followed in 2012, but the animation was produced at studio Hoods Entertainment.

Update: Typo fixed. Thanks, Ragga Ragga

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