First revealed back in April, plans have now been solidified for the anime adaptation of Takuma Morishige's Manga Taisho nominated seinen comedy Tonari no Seki-kun. The Shinei Animation (Crayon Shin-chan) produced show is slated for January 2014 with Yuji Mutoh (Shinchan movies 13-15). Masae Otake will be the character designer and animation director.
After staff is revealed in the October issue of Comic Flapper, on sale this week, cast will be revealed in the November issue.
The series follows a girl whoaw classroom neighbor constructs elaborate games on his desk. And, while he's able to avoiding getting in trouble for the distractions, she isn't so lucky.