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'How clumsy you are, Miss Ueno' Anime Unveils More Cast, Opening Song Info

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Nichika Omori, Miku Itō play Tanaka's sisters; Miku Itō sings opening

The official website for the television anime of tugeneko's Ueno-san wa Bukiyō (How clumsy you are, Miss Ueno) manga revealed more cast members and the opening theme song artist on Wednesday. The newly announced cast members are:

  • Nichika Omori as Mizuna Tanaka, Tanaka's younger sister and Yomogi's older twin sister. A first-year middle school student. Her favorite food is the filling inside Japanese sweets.
  • Miku Itō as Yomogi Tanaka, Tanaka's younger sister and Mizuna's younger twin sister. A first-year middle school student. Her favorite flavor is chocolate mint.
  • Shiori Izawa as Tamon, the mascot who appear thanks to the invention "Summonstat." It was once Ueno's tights.

Miku Itō is also performing the opening theme song "Hirameki Heartbeat" (Flash Heartbeat). Hideki Hayashi wrote the lyrics, and Junichi Satō of the group fhana composed and arranged the song. The CD single for the theme song will go on sale on January 16, and its limited edition will bundle a DVD featuring the music video and a making-of video.

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, BS11, and J:COM TV in January.

The previously announced cast members include:

Yū Serizawa as Ueno


Aimi Tanaka as Tanaka


Akari Kageyama as Yamashita


Tomohiro Yamanashi (Yurumates3Dei) is credited both as director and for series composition at Lesprit. Ayano Ōwada (Black Butler: Book of Circus episode animation director) is credited for both character designs and as animation director. Katsuki Sarutani (WorldEnd) is the art director. Haruko Nobori (Tiger & Bunny, Typhoon Noruda) is the color key artist. Nobuyuki Abe is the sound director, while Yasuhiro Misawa is composing the music. Nippon Columbia is credited for music production. Gathering is credited for production cooperation.

The comedy manga centers on the titular Ueno, a stoic and strong-willed genius junior high school girl who is the president of her school's science club. She has already invented many handy gadgets for her own use. However, she is clumsy and awkward when it comes to romance.

The artist tugeneko launched the manga in Young Animal in February 2015. Hakusensha published the manga's fourth compiled book volume on May 29, and will ship the fifth volume on December 26.

Sources: How clumsy you are, Miss Ueno anime's website, Comic Natalie


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