CloverWorks’ Bocchi the Rock anime revealed a new trailer and a key visual, along with a premiere date – October 8. Keiichiro Saito (ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. – Regards) is directing the anime, with Keroira on character designs. Erika Yoshida is overseeing the series composition, while also writing the script.
Kessoku Band, which is composed of the main characters in the anime, is performing the opening theme song titled “Seishun Complex“. The main cast includes:
- Yoshino Aoyama as Hitori
- Sayumi Suzushiro as Nijika
- Saku Mizuno as Ryo
- Ikumi Hasegawa as Ikuyo
The band made a cameo appearance in one of the episodes of Slow Loop. Both titles are serialized in Manga Time Kirara magazine. The main visual was revealed in July. Previously, individual character visuals for Hitori Goto, Nijika Ijichi, Ryo Yamada and Ikuyo Kita were released. This is the first full trailer for Bocchi the Rock anime. New visual was also revealed;
Bocchi the Rock (stylized as Bocchi the Rock!) anime is based on a 4-Koma manga by Aki Hamaji. The serialization started in 2017 in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Max. The story follows Hitori Gotou, a lonely high-schooler who dreams about being in a band. Gotou plays the guitar but can’t work up the courage to reach out to people and connect. However, all that changes after she meets Nijika Ijichi. Nijika is a drummer and just happens to be looking for a guitarist for her band.
Source: Official Twitter
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