Bocchi the Rock anime released the main trailer along with a new visual after the broadcast of the final, 12th episode on Sunday. The anime also posted videos of the insert song “Wasurete Yaranai” and a live performance of Kessoku Band’s “Seiza ni Naretara” which we got to see in the final episode. Studio CloverWorks animated the adaptation, which premiered on October 8.
The new visual came with a brief caption “Thank you.” The staff members involved with the illustration are listed as:
- Key Animation: Kerorira
- Color: Asuka Yokota
- Background: Yasuno Moriyasu
- Photography: Tsubasa Kanamori
The main trailer is available on Aniplex’s YouTube channel and it features some iconic scenes from the series and song “Flashbacker”:
The official website now offers wallpapers, including a Twitter header, with the new visual. You can check out the insert song “Wasurete Yaranai” with lyrics below:
Here is Kessoku Band’s live performance with “Seiza ni Naretara” at the culture festival of Hitori Goto and Ikuyo Kita’s school. The lyrics version of the song is also available.
Aki Hamaji has been drawing the Bocchi the Rock 4-koma manga in Hobunsha’s monthly magazine Manga Time Kirara Max. The series released the fifth compiled volume on November 26, 2022.
Crunchyroll is streaming the anime this season and describes the plot as:
Hitori Gotoh, “Bocchi-chan,” is a girl who’s so introverted and shy around people that she’d always start her conversations with “Ah…” During her middle school years, she started playing the guitar, wanting to join a band because she thought it could be an opportunity for even someone shy like her to also shine. But because she had no friends, she ended up practicing guitar for six hours every day all by herself. After becoming a skilled guitar player, she uploaded videos of herself playing the guitar to the internet under the name “Guitar Hero” and fantasized about performing at her school’s cultural festival concert. But not only could she not find any bandmates, before she knew it, she was in high school and still wasn’t able to make a single friend! She was really close to becoming a shut-in, but one day, Nijika Ijichi, the drummer in Kessoku Band, reached out to her. And because of that, her everyday life started to change little by little…