Brace yourself! Crunchyroll is set to unleash a series of new streaming announcements today and the fun begins with Engaged to the Unidentified (Japanese title: Mikakunin de Shinkokei), based on the manga by Cherry Arai.
Engaged to the Unidentified is set to broadcast every Thursday starting on January 9, at 6:45a.m. Pacific Time for its premium members, with free members able to watch one week later. More information can be found on www.crunchyroll.com/engaged.
Background and story
Based on an original comic written by Cherry Arai, Engaged to the Unidentified is a slapstick romantic comedy centering around 16-year old Kobeni Yonomori, who lost her memory of her childhood due to an accident. On her 16th birthday, she is introduced to her fiancé for the first time, Hakuya Mitsumine, who not only saved Kobeni’s life when she was injured in her childhood accident, but may also not be human…
The director of Engaged to the Unidentified is Yoshiyuki Fujiwara, who also directed GJ CLUB. Meanwhile, studio DOGA KOBO, of YuruYuri fame will be handling the animation production. The cast includes Haruka Terui, who other roles include Champa from Fantasista Doll, as the main character Kobeni Yonomori, Eriko Matsui, Isuzu from Log Horizon, as her sister Benio Yonomori, Wataru Hatano, also known as Gajeel Redfox in Fairy Tail, stars as her fiancé Hakuya Mitsumine, and newcomer Yuri Yoshida as his little sister Mashiro Mitsumine.
Engaged to the Unidentified will be available to Crunchyroll’s audience in the following territories: USA and Canada