Bocchi the Rock manga author Aki Hamaji posted an illustration of Hitori Goto’s sister Futari on Tuesday, following the release of episode 7 which aired on Saturday last week. Studio CloverWorks is animating the adaptation.
The newly-posted illustration shows Futari Goto standing with a smile on her face wearing a yellow-edged sash with “One-Day Police Sergent” written on it. Behind her can be seen “B” of “BTR!” in blue. “I want you to get along with my sister,” the character says with the text in the upper left. The picture also shows the author’s appreciation: “Thank you for Bocchi the Rock! Episode 7!”.
Animation studio CloverWorks’ Bocchi the Rock! anime is being animated under Keichiro Saito’s directions based on Aki Hamaji’s 4-koma manga serialized in Hobunsha’s monthly magazine Manga Time Kirara Max. The series is scheduled to release the fifth compiled volume on November 26, 2022. The anime has been airing since October 8.
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…
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