Domestic Girlfriend TV Anime Reveals More Cast, January 2019 Premiere
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The official website for the television anime adaptation of Kei Sasuga's Domestic Girlfriend (Domestic na Kanojo) manga revealed on Thursday that the anime will premiere in January 2019 on MBS, TBS, and BS-TBS' "Animeism" programming block. The website also revealed three more cast members and a new key visual.
The new cast members include:
Taku Yashiro as Natsuo Fujii
Additionally, Haruka Yoshimura will play Momo Kashiwabara and Konomi Kohara will play Miu Ashihara.
Previously revealed cast members include:
Maaya Uchida as Rui Tachibana
Yōko Hikasa as Hina Tachibana
Amazon had announced in June 2017 that it would stream series airing in the Animeism block to over 200 countries around the world on its Amazon Prime Video service. The official website for the Domestic Girlfriend anime has not yet confirmed where the show will stream.
Shōta Ihata (Girlish Number) is directing the anime at diomedea, while Tatsuya Takahashi (The [email protected] Cinderella Girls, Eromanga Sensei, Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko) is in charge of the series scripts. Naomi Ide (Problem children are coming from another world, aren't they?, Gingitsune, Kancolle) is designing the characters. Masato Kōda (KONOSUBA - God's blessing on this wonderful world! both seasons and film) is composing the music at Flying Dog.
Additional staff members include:
- Art Director: Wiseman
- Art Setting: Maho Takahashi
- Color Design: Yuki Hayashi
- Director of Photography: Yasuyuki Itou
- Editing: Toshihiko Kojima
- Sound Director: Yayoi Tateishi
- Sound Production: Bit Promotion
Kodansha Comics licensed the manga for digital release, and it describes the story:
High schooler Natsuo is hopelessly in love with his cheerful and popular teacher, Hina. However, one day at a mixer, he meets a moody girl by the name of Rui and ends up sleeping with her. Soon after, his father announces that he's getting remarried to a woman with two daughters of her own. And who shows up in tow, other than both Hina and Rui?! Natsuo's outrageous new life starts now!
Sasuga launched the ongoing series in Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine in April 2014. Kodansha shipped the 19th volume on July 17, and will publish the 20th volume on October 17. The manga has 3 million copies in print. Crunchyroll is also publishing chapters of the manga as they are released in Japan.