Minami joins as the voice of the protagonist Bocchi's classmate, Nako Sunao
Five months after the first announcement in March, an official website and Twitter for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Katsuwo's four-panel comedy manga Hitori Bocchi no Marumaru Seikatsu (The loner's ○○ Life) finally open today, revealing its teaser visual, spring 2019 premiere, main staff, and a new voice cast.
Takefumi Anzai (GO!GO!575) serves as director alongside series composition writer/screenplay writer Jyukki Hanada (Love Live!) and character designer/chief animation director Kii Tanaka (Hundred). C2C (Harukana Receive) works on anime production.
In addition to the previously announced Chisaki Morishita as the protagonist Bocchi Hitori (her first anime leading role), Minami Takami (Non Manaka in PriPara) newly joins as the voice of Nako Sunao, one of Bocchi's classmates whose seat is in the front of hers. She is the first student to whom
Bocchi speaks in the class.
The manga has been serialized in in KADOKAWA/ASCII Media Works' Comic Dengeki Daioh"g" monthly
magazine since 2014 and currently four tankobon volumes are available in Japan.
The story centers on a first grade junior high school student, Bocchi Hitori. She is an extremely shy girl
and had only one friend in her elementary school days, Kai Yawara. When they had to go separate ways
after the graduation, Bocchi made a promise with Kai that she will become friend with everyone in her
class at junior high. If she can't make it by the graduation, she will has to break off her friendship with
Kai. She tries her best in her own ways, which are always beside the point and end up in fails.
Manga tankobon 1st and 4th volume covers
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