On the official site for the animated adaptation of the light novels written by Yuuki Yaku and illustrated by Fly, Jaku-chara Tomozaki-kun (Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki), a new promotional video for the project was posted. The announcement also confirmed that the series will have a total of twelve episodes, this according to the information in the Blu-ray / DVD compilation volumes:
- Volume 1 (episodes 1 and 2) - March 3, 2021.
- Volume 2 (episodes 3 and 4) - April 2, 2021.
- Volume 3 (Episodes 5 & 6) - May 7, 2021 (Includes an OVA).
- Volume 4 (episodes 7 and 8) - June 2, 2021 (includes an OVA).
- Volume 5 (episodes 9 and 10) - July 2, 2021.
- Volume 6 (episodes 11 and 12) - August 4, 2021.
The series is scheduled to premiere in Japan on January 8, 2021. For their part, Yaku and Fly began publishing the light novels through Shogakukan publishing house in May 2016. The publisher published the eighth volume on 17 of April. The work is also inspiring a manga adaptation by Eight Chida, who has published it in Square Enix's Monthly Gangan Joker magazine since December 2017. The publisher published the third compiled volume on April 17.
The announcement also revealed the dust jacket and cover of the project's first compiled Blu-ray / DVD volume.
Cast of voices
- Gen Sato as Fumiya Tomozaki.
- Hisako Kanemoto as Aoi Hinami.
- Ikumi Hasegawa as Manami Nanami.
- Ai Kayano as Fūka Kikuchi.
- Ryouko Maekawa as Hanabi Natsubayashi.
- Nene Hieda as Yuzu Izumi.
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Takahiro Mizusawa.
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Nakamura.
- Shuntarou Mizuno as Takei.
- Shinsuke Yanagi is directing the anime at Project No.9 studios.
- Fumihiko Shimo is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Akane Yano is in charge of character design.
- Voice actress music unit DIALOGUE + will perform the opening song titled “Jinsei Easy?” As well as the closing song titled “Ayafuwa Asterisk”.
Synopsis of Jaku-Chara Tomozaki-kun
Tomozaki is one of the best gamers in Japan, and in his opinion, the game of life is the worst. There are no clear rules on what to do, it's horribly balanced, and nothing makes sense. But then he meets a girl who is just as good as him, and she proposes to teach him some tricks ...
Source: Comic Natalie
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