Magical Sempai Manga Gets TV Anime in 2019
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Fumiaki Usui (episode director for Chaos;HEAd, Spice and Wolf, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere II) is directing the series at LIDEN FILMS, and Rintarou Ikeda (Love and Lies, Hakyū Hōshin Engi, Love Tyrant scripts) is both writing and overseeing the series scripts. Eriko Itō (Love and Lies, Poco's Udon World) is serving as both character designer and chief animation director.
“I encountered her … a cute, but 'weird' sempai!” Magic-loving but stage-fright-addled, this sempai comes with a failure rate of 100%—but you can't take your eyes off her! The off-color, magical gag manga that's caused an uproar all over Japan is finally here! Here's to non-athletic hobbies!
AZU launched the manga in Young Magazine in February 2016, and Kodansha published the manga's fourth volume in Japan in September 2017. The fifth volume will ship on Tuesday.
Source: Young Magazine issue 49
Update: The anime's official website posted a key visual:
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