A Couple of Cuckoos Reveals a Quad of Character Designs for TV Anime

The adaptation of Miki Furukwa's rom-com manga is set to premiere in 2022

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The upcoming romantic comedy TV anime adaptation of Miki Furukwa's A Couple of Cuckoos manga series revealed four adapted character designs that will be used for the 2022 anime series. The designs feature the characters of Erika Amano, Hiro Segawa, Sachi Umino, and Nagi Umino.


Erika Amano


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Hiro Segawa


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Sachi Umino


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Nagi Umino


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It was also confirmed that the third trailer and visual, as well as who will be voicing Sachi, will be released on November 17.


Hiroaki Akagi (KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN) is the general director of the adaptation, while Yoshiyuki Shirahata (episodes of Great PretenderSleepy Princess in the Demon Castle) directs, Yasuhiro Nakanashi (Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun) handles series composition, and Aya Takano (KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN) provides character designs for the Shin-Ei Animation / SynergySP production. The series is scheduled to begin in 2022.


Previously released 1st trailer:




A Couple of Cuckoos has been serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine since January 2020, and so far eight volumes have been released in Japan. Its English version's publisher Kodansha USA introduces its story as below:


16-year-old super-studier Nagi Umino, second-year student at the Meguro River Academy high school, was switched at birth. On his way to a dinner to meet his birth parents, he accidentally meets the brash, outspoken, Erika Amano, who is determined to make Nagi her fake boyfriend as she never wants to actually marry. But once Nagi makes it to dinner, he finds his parents have decided to resolve the hospital switch by conveniently having him marry the daughter his birth parents raised...who turns out to be none other than Erika herself!


Sources: A Couple of Cuckoos on Twitter, Comic Natalie


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram

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