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Kiss Him, Not Me Anime Reveals Opening, Ending Theme Artists

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Main male cast performs opening, Rie Murakawa performs ending theme

This year's September issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Friend magazine revealed the opening and ending themes for the upcoming television anime based on Junko's Kiss Him, Not Me (Watashi ga Motete Dōsunda) manga on Friday. From4to7, a band composed of the anime's main male voice actors (Yuuki Ono, Keisuke Koumoto, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, and Nobunaga Shimazaki), will sing the show's opening theme, "Prince x Prince," and Rie Murakawa (Non Non Biyori, Is the order a rabbit?) will sing the ending theme, "Doki Doki no Kaze" (Heartbeat's Wind).

The issue also confirmed that the show will premiere in October premiere on TBS and BS-TBS. An advanced screening of the first episode will take place on September 19 at Tokyo's Kagaku Gijutsukan Science Hall.

The cast includes:

Yu Kobayashi as Kae Serinuma

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Hayato Shinomiya

Yuuki Ono as Yūsuke Igarashi

Nobunaga Shimazaki as Asuma Mutsumi

Keisuke Koumoto as Nozomu Nanashima

Miyuki Sawashiro as Shima Nishina

Crunchyroll is releasing chapters of the manga in North America as Kodansha publishes them in Japan, and it describes the story:

Kae Serinuma is what you'd call a "fujoshi." When she sees boys getting along with each other, she loves to indulge in wild fantasies! One day her favorite anime character dies and the shock causes her to lose a ton of weight. Then four hot guys at school ask her out, but that isn't exciting to her at all — she'd rather see them date each other!

Hiroshi Ishiodori (Peach Girl, Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino) is directing the anime at Brains Base. Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, Dagashi Kashi) is in charge of series composition. Kazuhiko Tamura (Gunparade Orchestra, Kimi ga Nozomu Eien ~Next Season~, Kyōkai no Rinne) is designing the characters for animation. Mina Ōsawa (Actually, I Am…, Nurse Witch Komugi R) is the chief animation director.

Junko began the manga in Bessatsu Friend in 2013. Kodansha USA is publishing the series in North America.


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