The upcoming Senpai Is an Otokonoko anime revealed the main cast and staff along with a new visual and promotional video on Saturday. Shuichiro Umeda voices the main character Makoto Hanaokam with Akira Sekina as Saki Aoi and Yuma Uchida as Ryuji Taiga. It was announced at the Anime NYC 2023’s Crunchyroll Industry Panel that the anime is premiering this year.
Studio Project 9 is animating the series set to premiere this year. Shinsuke Yanagi is directing the anime with Yoriko Tomita supervising the series composition and Shoto Shinkai doing the character designs. Yukari Hashimoto is composing the music. The cast can be heard in the new promotional video:
The Senpai Is an Otokonoko anime is based on a manga written and illustrated by Pom. It was digitally published through Line Manga from 2019 to 2021. Ichijinsha acquired the title in 2021 and has since published 7 volumes. The 8th is set to release in April this year. Webtoon is distributing the manga in English and they described it as follows:
Can true love really overcome any obstacles? Saki, a high school student, confesses her feelings to Makoto. Taken aback, Makoto reveals his secret, but the sudden discovery doesn’t seem to bother Saki who is already head over heels for him. After being rejected, Saki asks Ryuji, Makoto’s childhood friend, for some advice on how to win his heart. A love triangle unfolds when Ryuji realizes that he might also have some feelings for his old friend.
Source: Official Website
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