News Kiss Him, Not Me and Comet Lucifer Confirmed for Crunchyroll UK & Ireland
posted on 2017-10-04 11:18 EDT by Andrew Osmond
Anime Limited announced the following on its Twitter feed:
'Kiss Him, Not Me and Comet Lucifer are now available to UK & IRE on Crunchyroll. We're very happy to be able to make both of these titles available to stream through Crunchyroll. More to follow soon.
Crunchyroll is releasing chapters of the Kiss Him, Not Me 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, Dagashikashi) 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.
Crunchyroll describes Comet Lucifer:
An original anime by Bandai Visual & 8-bit, Comet Lucifer is a fantasy set on the planet Gift, where precious crystals called Giftjium are buried in the earth. The main character Sogo lives in a prosperous mining town, Garden Indigo, and loves to collect rare crystals. One day, he gets caught up in a dispute between his classmates, and somehow loses his way deep in the ruins of a mine. There, he at an underground lake, he discovers a blue-haired girl with red eyes named Felia, and his adventure begins.
Project Felia is credited with the original work. Yasuhito Kikuchi (Infinite Stratos, Macross Frontier) is directing the series at studio 8 Bit. Yuuichi Nomura (Eureka Seven, Lagrange - The Flower of Rinne, Gundam Seed) is in charge of the original plan, series composition, and script. Atsushi Nakayama (Absolute Duo) is the series director, Yûichi Takahashi (Gatchaman Crowds, Macross Frontier) is the character designer and chief animation director, Takayuki Yanase (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Valvrave the Liberator) is the mechanical designer, and Tatsuya Katou (Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club, Medaka Box, Gingitsune) is composing the music.
The group fhana will perform the opening theme song, and voice actress Ayaka Ohashi will perform the ending theme song. fhana and TRUE (Buddy Complex, Sound! Euphonium) are both performing image songs: "Cosmos no yō ni" and "Story of Lucifer," respectively.