'Dōkyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue' Anime's New Promo Video Streamed
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Avex Pictures began streaming a "highlights information" promotional video on Sunday for the television anime of Minatsuki and As Futatsuya's Dōkyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue. (My Housemate Is on My Lap, But Sometimes on My Head) manga.
The anime will premiere on AT-X on January 9 at 11:30 p.m., before airing later that evening on ABC TV, and will air on January 10 on Tokyo MX and BS11. The show will stream in Japan on GyaO! and dTV.
The anime stars:
- Kensho Ono as Subaru Mikazuki
- Haruka Yamazaki as Haru
- Hiro Shimono as Atsushi Kawase
- Shun Horie as Hiroto Yasaka
- Chika Anzai as NANA Ōkami
- Yoshiki Nakajima as Yūgo Ōkami
- Ayumu Murase as Hachi
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Roku
- Yoshino Nanjō as Haru Akimoto
- Tomokazu Sugita as Tarō
- Hisako Tōjō as Nagisa Yasaka
- Megumi Toyoguchi as Tora-nee-san
- Daisuke Ono as Kuro
Kaoru Suzuki (Pupipō!, DIVE!!) is directing the anime at Zero-G. Deko Akao (Flying Witch, Amanchu!, Noragami) is in charge of series composition. Masaru Kitao (Death Note, Dances with the Dragons) is designing the characters. Kotoringo (In This Corner of the World) is composing the music.
Iori Kanzaki's musical unit Schrödinger's Cat adding kotringo will perform the opening song "Unknown World," and Yoshino Nanjō will perform the ending theme song "Kimi no Tonari Watashi no Basho" (My Place Next to You).
The manga centers on socially awkward novelist Subaru Mikazuki, who adopts a stray cat. He names it Haru, and they begin their life together. As with the manga, each episode of the anime will have both a "Subaru" and "Haru" chapter that will tackle the story from the point of view of both characters.