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Masamune-kun's Revenge Anime's Staff, Visual, January Premiere Revealed

posted on 2016-09-23 03:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Mirai Minato directs, Silver Link animates comedy about boy aiming to get revenge on girl who bullied him

The official website of the television anime of Hazuki Takeoka and Tiv's Masamune-kun's Revenge (Masamune-kun no Revenge) manga revealed the main staff, visual, and January premiere date of the anime on Friday.

The anime will premiere in January on the Tokyo MX, AT-X, and BS Fuji channels.

Mirai Minato (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya) is directing the series at Silver Link. Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, ReLIFE, Dagashi Kashi) is supervising the series's scripts, and is also penning them alongside Kento Shimoyama (Good Luck Girl!, Servant × Service, Shomin Sample). Yuki Sawairi (Yurikuma Arashi, Girl Friend BETA animation director) is designing the characters for animation. Toshiki Kameyama (KanColle, Kiznaiver) is in charge of sound direction. Lantis is credited as music producer.

Seven Seas Entertainment has licensed the manga in North America, and it describes the story:

As an overweight child, Makabe Masamune was mercilessly teased and bullied by one particular girl, Adagaki Aki. Determined to one day exact his revenge upon her, Makabe begins a rigorous regimen of self-improvement and personal transformation.

Years later, Masamune re-emerges as a new man. Handsome, popular, with perfect grades and good at sports, Masamune-kun transfers to Aki's school, and is unrecognizable to her. Now, Masamune-kun is ready to confront the girl who bullied him so many years ago and humiliate her at last. But will revenge be as sweet as he thought?

Writer Takeoka and female Korean artist Tiv (Heaven's Memo Pad manga) launched the series in Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Rex magazine in 2012. Ichijinsha shipped the manga's seventh compiled volume in Japan on June 27. Seven Seas released the manga's second volume in English on September 13.

Source: Anime NOW (Sarah Nelkin)


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