Anime adaptation is based on the family comedy manga from Kouji Kumeta (Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei)
Before the April 2 Japanese premiere of the heartwarming Kakushigoto TV anime, a new visual and trailer for the adaptation of Kouji Kumeta (Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei)’s manga was released on March 5. It was also announced separately that Funimation would be streaming the series and giving the TV anime a simuldub.
The new visual released today shows father Kakushi Goto (voiced by Hiroshi Kamiya) being held by his daughter, Hime Goto’s (voiced Rie Takahashi). The visual reads "What is the secret?"
The story of Kakushigoto follows the father-daughter unit, Kakushi and Hime Goto. Kakushi loves his daughter more than anything, but he doesn't want the 4th grade Hime to know that her father is the author of a somewhat vulgar and disreputable weekly manga series because he fears that Hime would resent him if she found out. With the help of his editors and assistants, Kakushi does his best to keep his profession a secret … with varying results.
Separately, Funimation announced on its Twitter that the company will be simulcasting the series, both subbed and dubbed, shortly after its Japanese premiere.
SPRING SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT— Funimation (@FUNimation) March 5, 2020
Kakushi will do anything to make sure his daughter Hime doesn't find out that he's a mature manga artist.
Kakushigoto joins the Funimation Spring 2020 lineup subbed and dubbed.
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Kakushigoto premieres in Japan on Tokyo MX on April 2 at 24:00 (technically, April 3 at midnight). The series is being rebroadcast in the same week at the more family-friendly time of 11 AM on Sunday on the same channel.
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.