High School Girls' Slice-of-Life Light Novel Adachi to Shimamura Gets TV Anime Adaptation

New comicalization will also start running in Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh

KADOKAWA announced today that a TV anime adaptation of Hitoma Iruma's light novel Adachi to Shimamura (Adachi and Shimamura) is now in the works. This is the author's second series that gets its TV anime adaptation. The first one was Dempa Onna to Seishun Otoko (Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl) that was adapted into a 12-episode TV anime by Shaft in 2011.


The series has been published from the publisher's Dengeki Bunko imprint since March 2013, and its latest eighth volume is set to be released on May 10, 2019. Its first manga adaptation illustrated by Mani was serialized in Square Enix's GanGan Online from April 2016 to December 2017, then compiled in three volumes. And its second manga adaptation, illustrated by Moke Yuhara this time, will start serialization in the forthcoming July 2019 issue of Monthly Cominc Dengeki Daioh to be released on May 27. 


The story follows two high school girls, Sakura Adachi and Hougetsu Shimamura. They became friends

after the encounter on the second floor of the gymnasium, then have spent normal life such as talking

about their favorite TV shows and cooking, playing ping-pong sometimes, and gradually formed a friendship

with each other. Meanwhile, Adachi starts having a special feeling toward Shimamura. Being in anguish

over the feeling inside of her, Adachi will spend a little different everyday life together with Shimamura.



1st and 7th volume covers


New manga's visual by Moke Yuhara







Source: KADOKAWA press release, Dengeki Bunko Twitter


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