The upcoming rom-com anime Tomo-chan Is a Girl reveals a new trailer and new cast members at the Aniplex Online Fest 2022. The new cast includes Kohei Amasaki as Kosuke Misaki and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Tatsumi Tanabe. The main cast is Rie Takahashi as Tomo Aizawa, Kaito Ishikawa as Junichiro Kubota, Rina Hidaka as Misuzu Gundo, and Sally Amaki as Carol Olston. Studio Lay-duce is producing and the anime, which is set to air on January 2023.
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Tomo-chan Is a Girl previously revealed a visual and trailer on Crunchyroll Expo 2022. Hitoshi Namba is directing the series with Noriko Hashimoto acting as assistant director. Megumi Shimizu is in charge of the series composition, Shiori Hirawa is illustrating character designs, and Masaru Yokoyama on composing the music.
The anime is based on a four-panel (4-koma) manga by Fumita Yanagida, which has been serialized from 2015 to 2019 on Twi4’s Twitter account and Saizensen website. Kodansha published it in 8 volumes. Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the English version and describes the plot as:
Tomo and Jun have been best buds since they were little kids, but now that they’re in high school, Tomo wants to be more than friends…too bad Jun just sees her as ‘one of the guys.’ Tomo may be a tomboy, but she’s determined to prove to Jun that she’s a woman, too!
Source: Aniplex Online Fes 2022, Tomo-chan Is a Girl Twitter
© Fumita Yanagida, Seikaisha/Tomo-chan Is a Girl! Project