Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku Manga 7th Volume Comes with OAD about High School Days

The otaku love comedy series has printed seven million copies in Japan

Japanese publisher Ichijinsha announced on Tuesday that the seventh volume of Fujita's love comedy manga Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii/Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku is set to be released on March 29, 2019, and that its 3,704 yen (about 33 US dollars) special edition will come with a newly-produced 20-minute anime Blu-ray.

 

The OAD will be based on "Youth," one of the manga's popular episodes focusing on Hanako Koyanagi and Taro Kabakura's high school days. The main voice cast of the TV anime series are all confirmed to reprise their roles.

 

Package illustration (rough version) by the anime character designer Takahiro Yasuda

 

Anime voice cast:


  • Narumi Momose: Arisa Date
  • Hirotaka Nifuji: Kent Ito
  • Hanako Koyanagi: Miyuki Sawashiro
  • Taro Kabakura: Tomokazu Sugita
  • Naoya Nifuji: Yuki Kaji
  • Kou Sakuragi: Aoi Yuuki

 


    

The manga telling a love story between two deep otaku, Narumi Momose who is a so-called fujyoshi and

Hirotaka Nifuji who is a gamer, was first posted onto Pixiv in 2014, then has been serialized on Pixiv and

Ichijinsha's co-operated web comic site comic POOl since November 2015. The series has printed seven 

million copies so far. Its TV anime adaptation animated by A-1 Pictures was aired for 12 episodes from

April to July of this year, and as reported yesterday, a live-action film adaptation starring Mitsuki Takahata 

and Kento Yamazaki is now in the works for a 2019 release.  

 

Manga tankobon 1st and 6th volume covers

 

 

Source: Ichijinsha press release

 

©Fujita/Ichijinsha

 

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