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'Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!' Anime's Video Reveals October 7 Premiere

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Video also previews opening, ending theme songs

The official website for the anime of FUNA's Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! (Watashi, Nōryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne!) light novel series began streaming a new promotional video for the anime on Wednesday. The video reveals the anime's October 7 premiere, and previews both the opening theme song "Smile Skill=Sukisukiskill" by Akaki Chikai (cast members Azumi Waki, Sora Tokui, and Masumi Tazawa), as well as the ending theme song "Genzai ↑ Banzai ↑" by Waki. The site also revealed a new visual for the anime.

The anime will premiere on AT-X, Tokyo MX, and BS11 on October 7, on TV Aichi on October 8, and ABC TV on October 9. Crunchyroll will stream the series outside Asia, and will host a premiere screening of the first episode of the anime at its Crunchyroll Expo event on August 31. Crunchyroll describes the story:

An above average high school girl, Kurihara Misato, is reborn in another world after an accident.

Her wish in this new world: "I want to make friends like normal and live a normal life."

The cast includes:

Masahiko Ohta (Minami-ke, Yuruyuri - Happy Go Lily, Gabriel DropOut) is directing the anime at project No.9. Takashi Aoshima, who has worked with Ohta on many of the series he directed, is in charge of series composition. Sō Watanabe (Momo Kyun Sword, Girls Beyond the Wasteland episode animation director) is drawing the character designs.

Seven Seas Entertainment licensed both the novels and the manga, and it describes the story:

When she turns ten years old, Adele von Ascham is hit with a horrible headache–and memories of her previous life as an eighteen-year-old Japanese girl named Kurihara Misato. That life changed abruptly, however, when Misato died trying to aid a little girl and met god. During that meeting, she made an odd request and asked for average abilities in her next life. But few things–especially wishes–ever go quite as planned.

FUNA launched the original novel on the "Shōsetsuka ni Narō!" (Let's Become Novelists!) website in January 2016. Neko Mint launched a manga adaptation on Earth Star Entertainment's Comic Earth Star website in August 2016. Yuki Moriki launched a four-panel spinoff manga titled Watashi, Miochijō wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne! (Didn't I Say to Make My Everyday Life Average in the Next Life?!) on the Comic Earth Star website on July 11.

Sources: Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! anime's website, MoCa News

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