According to the lore established by the manga written and illustrated by Shoutarou Tokunou, New Game !, January 23 marks the birthday of the character Hifumi Takimoto. In commemoration, voice actress Megumi Yamaguchi, who played the character in the animated adaptation, shared a special message: “Today is Hifumin's birthday, so I'm sharing some nostalgic photos! I couldn't drink this time, but I've been drinking for the last few days (lol). Hifumin is a girl that I admire. Congratulations!".
On the other hand, different users on Twitter also shared illustrations and frames of the series to celebrate the occasion, through the hashtag # 滝 本 ひ ふ み 生 誕 祭 2021.
On the other hand, Tokunou has published the manga in Houbunsha publishing house's Manga Time Kirara Carat magazine since January 2013, with eleven compilation volumes published to date. In addition to a video game, the play inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by Doga Kobo Studios and released in July 2016. A second twelve-episode season also premiered in July 2017.
Synopsis of New Game!
Inspired by the character designs of a particular game when she was young, Aoba Suzukaze, a high school graduate, begins working as a character designer at the video game developer house, Eagle Jump. As she works modeling and designing characters for games in development, she will begin to interact with her co-workers in the design department, as well as members of other departments.
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