The popular horror comedy manga “Mieruko-chan” is getting an anime adaptation, coming 2021! The manga is written and illustrated by Tomoki Izumi, and has been ongoing since November 2018. The story follows Miko, a girl who can see horrifying monsters but pretends she doesn’t. You can check out the 2 versions of the visual for the anime:
In addition, there is already a trailer for the anime adaptation. Check that out as well:
The studio in charge is Passione (Rokka no Yuusha, Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou). The director is Ogawa Yuuki (Interspecies Reviewers), while the script will be handled by Ihara Kenta (Youjo Senki, Vinland Saga, Ajin). The author also made a special illustration to commemorate the anime announcement:
You can read the full synopsis of the story below:
One day, Miko suddenly started seeing grotesque beings that others couldn’t. Her response was not to run, not to face them, but to do everything she could to completely ignore them! Can she keep a straight face and continue her day-to-day life while surrounded by horrifying monsters? (Yen Press)
“Mieruko-chan” sounds like a very fun, and the anime will definitely be worth checking out! The show will be produced by Studio Passione!
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