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Rikei ga Koi ni Ochita no de Shōmei Shite Mita Anime's Video Reveals January 10 Debut of All 12 Episodes

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Amazon Prime Video streams all episodes in Japan on that day

The official website for the television anime of Alifred Yamamoto's Rikei ga Koi ni Ochita no de Shōmei Shite Mita (Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It) romantic comedy manga began streaming a promotional video for the anime on Wednesday. The video previews the anime's opening theme song "PARADOX" by Sora Amamiya, and also reveals the anime's January 10 premiere of all 12 episodes.

The anime will premiere on Amazon Prime Video with all 12 episodes on Friday, January 10 at 24:15 (effectively, Saturday, January 11 at 12:15 a.m.) The first episode will then air on on Tokyo MX and BS11 on January 10, on RNC on January 12, on Gunma TV and Tochigi TV on January 13, on MBS on January 14, and on Chiba TV on January 15. (Despite Amazon Prime Video streaming all the episodes on January 10, the anime will only air one episode a week on television.)

The anime's first episode will have an advance screening event at the Science Museum Science Hall in Tokyo on December 8.

The cast includes:

  • Yūma Uchida as Shinya Yukimura
  • Sora Amamiya as Ayano Himuro
  • Natsuko Hara as Kotonoha Kanade
  • Nichika Omori as Ena Ibarada
  • Jun Fukushima as Kosuke Inukai
  • Ryotaro Okiayu as Professor Ikeda
  • Momo Asakura as Rikekuma

Toru Kitahata (Haganai NEXT, Hinako Note) is directing the anime at Zero-G, with Kenta Onishi as assistant director, and Kouichirou Natsume as chief production supervisor. Rintarou Ikeda (Magical Sempai) supervising the scripts, and writing them alongside Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, The Magnificent Kotobuki). Yūsuke Isouchi (One Piece) is the character designer and chief animation director. hisakuni, Shouichiro Hirata, Kaoru Ōtsuka, Shūhei Takahashi, Takuma Sogi, and Yūko Takahashi are all composing the music.

The manga centers on Ayame Himuro and Shinya Yukimura, two scientists who are in love with each other. They want to prove that their love can be scientifically proven, quantified, and expressed factually.

The manga launched on G-mode's Comic Meteor website in 2016, and Holp Shuppan published the manga's sixth compiled book volume on July 11.

A live-action television series of the manga premiered in September 2018 and aired for four episodes. A live-action film opened on February 1. Both adaptations feature the same cast, led by Nana Asakawa as Ayame Himuro and Shun Nishime as Shinya Yukimura.

Sources: Rikekoi anime's website, Animate Times


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