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Itai no wa Iya nano de Bōgyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. Anime Reveals Video, Staff

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Kaede Hondo stars as Maple in series directed by Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya's Shin Oonuma

The official website for the anime adaptation of Yuumikan's Itai no wa Iya nano de Bōgyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. (All points are divided to VIT because a painful one isn’t liked., literally "I Think I'd Like to Max Out All My Points on VIT Since I Don't Like to be in Pain") light novel series opened on Tuesday to reveal the main cast, staff, a teaser video, and a teaser visual. Kaede Hondo will star in the anime as Maple.

Shin Oonuma (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, WATAMOTE) and Mirai Minato (Masamune-kun's Revenge, Sunohara-Sō no Kanrinin-san) are directing the series at SILVER LINK Fumihiko Shimo (Anima Yell!, New Game!) is in charge of series composition. Kazuya Hirata (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Sunohara-Sō no Kanrinin-san) is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director.

The novels' story centers on Kaede Honjō, who is invited by her friend Risa Shiramine to play a virtual reality MMO game with her. While Kaede doesn't dislike games, what she really, truly dislikes is being in pain. She creates a character named Maple, and decides to put all her points in VIT to minimize pain. As a result, she moves slowly, can't use magic, and even a rabbit can get the best of her. But as it turns out, she acquires a skill known as "Absolute Defense" as a result of her pumping points into VIT, as well as a "Counter Skill" that works against special moves. Now, with her ability to nullify all damage, she goes on adventures.

Yuumikan began serializing the story on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō (Let's Become Novelists) website in 2016, and is still releasing chapters of the story on the site. Kadokawa began releasing the story in print novel form with art by Koin in September 2017, and the sixth volume shipped on April 10.

Jirō Oimoto launched a manga adaptation in Kadokawa's Comp Ace magazine in May 2018, and Kadokawa shipped the manga's first volume on November 24. The manga's second volume will ship on August 26.

Sources: Itai no wa Iya nano de Bōgyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. anime's website, Comic Natalie


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