OP theme performer revealed for upcoming adaptation based on comedy manga by tugeneko
Three new cast members and the opening theme song performer have been revealed for How clumsy you are, Miss Ueno (known in Japan as Ueno-san wa Bukiyou), an upcoming TV anime based on the comedy manga by tugeneko about a brilliant but awkward girl inventor and her inability to confess her feelings to the boy she likes.
The new cast members includes (from left to right):
- Nochika Ohmori as Mizuna Tanaka, the younger sister of the Tanaka twins. Mizuna is a 1st year middle school student, and her favorite foods are the insides of traditional Japanese sweets.
- Miku Itō as Yomogi Tanaka, the elder sister of the Tanaka twins. Yomogi is also a 1st year middle school student, and her favorite flavor is chocolate-mint.
- And Shiori Izawa as Tamon, a mascot character who manifested as a result of the "Summon Start" invention. Tamon was previously a pair of tights that Ueno was wearing.
Additionally, the opening theme for the series, entitled "Hirameki Heartbeat", is performed by Miku Itō.
The original How clumsy you are, Miss Ueno manga is serialized in Hakusensha's Young Animal seinen manga magazine. The story centers on Ueno, a genius inventor who is in the third grade at her junior high school. She also serves as the head of the school's science club and secretly falls in love with one of its members, second grade student Tanaka. Using her eccentric inventions, Ueno tries to confess her love to him indirectly, but her attempts always end in failure.
The How clumsy you are, Miss Ueno TV anime is directed by Tomohiro Tsukimisato and features animation production by Lesprit. The series will broadcast in Japan on Tokyo MX, BS11, and J:COM TV beginning in January of 2019.
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