Merman-featured comedy anime is scheduled for October
The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Itokichi's comedy four-panel manga Orenchi no Furo Jijo (The bath situation in my house) has been updated with a new key visual featuring the protagonist Tatsumi with Wakasa, a blonde hair merman.
The manga has been serialized in Media Factory's Monthly Comic Gene since its July 2011 issue and currently four tankobon volumes are available in Japan. The story centers on a high school student boy Tatsumi who lives by himself. One day he saves a blond hair merman named Wakasa in a river. The merman likes the bathtub of Tatsumi's house instantly, then decides to live in there.
The TV anime adaptation is produced by Asahi Production (Super Robot Wars Original Generation: The Inspector, Himegoto). Sayo Aoi, who recently worked for Samuari Flamenco and Diabolik
Lovers as an episode director, makes her series directorial debut. Yunini Ayana (Denpa Onna to Seishun
Otoko, Kin-iro Mosaic) works on series composition, Kouji Haneda (Hakuouki, Bakuman.) designs the
The 13-episode TV anime Orenchi no Furo Jijo is scheduled to premiere on BS 11 and Nico Nico Douga
in this October.
New key visual
Tankobon volume 1&2 cover
© 2014 Itokichi/KADOKAWA Media Factory/OreFuro Production Committee