Crunchyroll to Stream Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara Comedy Anime
posted on by Karen Ressler
Crunchyroll announced on Monday that it will stream the TV anime adaptation of Sui Futami's Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara (Mahō Shōjo Nante Mō Ii Desu Kara., or "I've Had Enough of Being a Magical Girl") comedy manga anime as it airs in Japan. The stream will premiere on Monday, January 11 at 1:30 p.m. EST.
The stream will be available in the United States, Canada, Latin America (Central and South America including Caribbean), United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.
Kazuhiro Yoneda (Yona of the Dawn) will direct the anime at studio PINE JAM. Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Princess Resurrection, Monster Musume, Is the order a rabbit?) is in charge of series composition, and will also write the scripts alongside Momoko Murakami (Kimi no Iru Machi, Locodol, Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream). Kazuaki Shimada (Yama no Susume, A Lull in the Sea, The [email protected] Cinderella Girls episode animation director) is designing the characters, and is also serving as chief animation director. Masato Nakayama (You and Me. Season 2, My Little Monster) is composing the music with F.M.F, and Yukio Nagasaki (Valkyria Chronicles, Love Live!, Yona of the Dawn) is directing the sound.
The comedy manga follows Yuzuka Hanami, a young girl who has few friends but who can do anything. One day, Yuzuka gets accosted by a strange creature named Miton who is digging through a trash dump. Miton tells Yuzuka, "you have the makings of a magical girl" and seems extremely suspicious. When Yuzuka is suddenly transformed into a magical girl, she's wearing a swimsuit.
Futami launched the series on Earth Star Entertainment's Comic Earth Star website on March 31, and Earth Star Entertainment published the manga's 19th chapter on December 10.