Previously announced back in December of 2017, new information is now available about Saekano -How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend- Fine, an upcoming anime theatrical film that continues the animated adventures of the fan-game programmers of the romantic comedy light novel series written by Fumiaki Maruto and illustrated by Kurehito Misaki.
The main staff for Saekano -How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend- Fine includes:
- Original work: Fumiaki Maruto (published by Kadokawa under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint)
- Original illustration: Kurehito Misaki
- General director: Kanta Kamei
- Director: Akihisa Shibata
- Screenplay: Fumiaki Maruto
- Character design: Tomoaki Takase
- Production: CloverWorks
- Distribution: Aniplex
The main cast for Saekano -How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend- Fine includes:
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Tomoya Aki.
- Kiyono Yasuno as Megumi Kato.
- Saori Ōnishi as Eriri Spencer Sawamura.
- Ai Kayano as Utaha Kasumigaoka.
- Sayuri Yahagi as Michiru Hyodo.
- Chinatsu Akasuki as Izumi Hashima.
- And Tetsuya Kakihara as Iori Hashima.
Crunchyroll currently streams the first season of Saekano -How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend-, and describes the story as follows:
One day, an otaku high school student Tomoya Aki has a fateful encounter with a girl. This meeting inspires Tomoya to design his very own “gal-game” featuring a heroine modeled after the girl he saw. In order to make his desire a reality, Tomoya must persuade a few eccentric “creators” such as the ace member of the art club, Eriri Spencer Sawamura and the school’s top student, Utaha Kasumigaoka to join his development team. Meanwhile, Tomoya is shocked to learn that the girl he idolized as his muse for this whole project was none other than his boring classmate, Megumi Kato!
Saekano -How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend- Fine will hit Japanese theaters in the Fall season of 2019.
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