In the live-streaming program on Nico Nico Live last night, it was officially announced by the main voice
cast that the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Aka Akasaka’s love comedy manga Kaguya-sama wa
Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Ren’ai Zunousen/Kaguya-sama: Love is War is set to premiere on MBS,
Tokyo MX, BS11, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, Chukyo TV (CTV), and TV Niigata TV (TeNY) on January 12, 2019.
And one week prior to the premiere, January 5, an advance screening event will be held at the United
Cinema Toyosu theater in Tokyo. The anime’s four main voice cast: Aoi Koga (Kaguya Shinomiya),
Makoto Furukawa (Miyuki Shirogane), Konomi Kohara (Chika Fujiwara), and Ryota Suzuki (Yuu Ishigami)
are also scheduled to join for a talk show on the stage.
2nd key visual newly drawn by the anime character designer Yuko Yahiro
Photo from the live-streaming
— TVアニメ『かぐや様は告らせたい』公式 (@anime_kaguya) 2018年12月5日
1st key visual
- Director: Mamoru Hatakeyama (Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju)
- Series composition: Yasuhiro Nakanishi (The Idolm@ster SideM, BanG Dream!)
- Character design/Chief animation director: Yuko Hahiro (Katana Maidens ~ Toji No Miko)
- Chief animation director: Hiroshi Yamukai, Yuko Hariba
- Prop design: Takayuki Kitou
- Art director: Risa Wakabayashi
- Color design: Kanako Hokari
- Director of Photography: Masaharu Okazaki
- Editor: Rie Matsubara
- Music: Kei Haneoka (Hanamonogatari, Tsukimonogatari)
- Sound director: Jin Aketagawa
- Sound production: Magic Capsule
- Anime production: A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Fate/Apocrypha)
The story centers on Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya, who are brilliant students at the prestigious
Shuichi’in Academy and respectively hold the role of president and vice president of the student council.
Though the two have secretly fallen in love for each other, nothing has happened between them for six months.
Their pride are too high to be honest and would not let them be the one to confess. Instead, they have ended
up thinking about how they can make others confess their love first.
Source: Aniplex press release
©Aka Akasaka/Shueisha, Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai Prosuction Committee