So, apparently, someone’s kissing him. Got it. Glad we got that cleared up!
Earlier today, the official Kiss Him, Not Me (Watashi ga Motete Dōsunda) anime website updated with six new cast members. The following will join the show’s roles:
- Amane Nakano: Asami Shimoda
- Mitsuko Serinuma: Yuu Sugimoto
- Takurō Serinuma: Takahiro Mizushima
- Shion: Daisuke Namikawa
- Tera: Kenjiro Tsuda
- Kazuma Mitsumi: Yūichi Nakamura
Visuals for all characters, save Kazuma Mitsume were also unveiled. you can check these out below:
Kiss Him, Not Me is based on Junko’s manga of the same name. Hiroshi Ishiodori (Bubblegum Crash, Peach Girl) is directing the series at Brain’s Base, with Kazuhiko Tamura (Rin-Ne, Gunparade Orchestra) providing character designs. Michiko Yokote (Genshiken, Shirobako) is in charge of series composition, while Mina Ōsawa (Actually, I Am…, Nurse Witch Komugi R) serves as Chief Animation Director.
The opening theme, Prince x Prince, will be performed by boy band From4to7. The group is composed of the four male leads (Yuuki Ono, Keisuke Koumoto, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, and Nobunaga Shimazaki). Rie Murakawa will perform closing theme Doki Doki no Kaze (Throbbing Heart’s Wind).
Six cast members were announced previously:
- Kae Serinuma: Yu Kobayashi
- Hayato Shinyomiya: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
- Yūsuke Igarashi: Yuuki Ono
- Asuma Mutsumi: Nobunaga Shimazaki
- Nozomu Nanashima: Keisuke Koumoto
- Shima Nishina: Miyuki Sawashiro
Kiss HIm, Not Me will hit Japanese TV on October 6. TBS will air the series at 1:58AM, while CBC runs it an hour later, at 2:54AM.
The Kiss Him, Not Me manga began publication in 2013, in the pages of Kodansha’s Bessatsu Friend magazine. The series currently spans eight collected volumes, with the ninth slated for a July 13, 2016 release. Kodansha holds the rights to the series in North America, and released the seventh volume on June 7.
Crunchyroll currently offers the title on its digital platform, with new chapters hitting as they’re published in Japan. They describe the series as:
Kae Serinuma is what you’d call a “fujoshi.” When she sees boys getting along with each other, she loves to indulge in wild fantasies! One day her favorite anime character dies and the shock causes her to lose a ton of weight. Then four hot guys at school ask her out, but that isn’t exciting to her at all — she’d rather see them date each other!
Source: Comic Natalie