So, can we start calling this group “Simulcasts: Let’s Get Silly” yet?
Earlier today, Crunchryoll announced that four new titles will join the company’s Summer 2017 simulcast lineup. The publisher will stream the following:
- Elegant Yokai Apartment Life (Yōkai Apāto no Yūga na Nichijō)
- Netsuzou Trap -NTR-
- Tsuredure Children
Elegant Yokai Apartment Life will be available to all members outside of Asia. Netsuzou Trap -NTR- will be streamed for all members outside of Asian, German-speaking, and Italian-speaking countries.
Aho-Girl is based on Hiroyuki’s manga of the same name. Shingo Tamaki is directing the series at diomedea, with Keizou Kusakawa (Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS, Unlimited Fafnir) serving as chief director. Masakazu Ishikawa (Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!, Squid Girl) is providing character designs, while Takashi Aoshima (Gabriel DropOut, Himouto! Umaru-chan) takes charge of series composition.
Crunchryoll describes Aho-Girl as:
She is Hanabatake Yoshiko, and she’s an idiot through and through. She loves bananas, and she loves her childhood friend Akkun. That is all! Summer 2017, Aho Girl gets its long-awaited anime! Watching it will surely cheer you up, probably?
Elegant Yokai Apartment Life
Elegant Yokai Apartment Life is based on Hinowa Kōzuki’s manga of the same name. Mitsuo Hashimoto (Initial D: Fifth Stage , B-Legend! Battle Bedaman) is directing the project at Shin-Ei Animation, with Tomomi Shimazaki providing character designs. Yasunori Yamada (Venus Versus Virus, Karin) is in charge of series composition.
Crunchyroll describes the show as:
Yushi Inaba is forced into an awkward living situation at his uncle’s house after his parents pass away. He decides that when he goes to high school, he’s going to live on his own, and finds an ultra-cheap apartment named Kotobuki-so. But it was a monster apartment, filled with monsters, humans, and ghosts! At first, Yuki doesn’t know how to deal with these eerie monsters, but after spending time with these strange creatures his closed heart gradually begins to open…
Netsuzou Trap -NTR-
Netsuzou Trap -NTR- is based on Naoko Kodama’s manga of the same name. Hisayoshi Hirasawa (Miss Bernard said.) is directing the project at Creators in Pack, with Masaru Kawashima providing character designs. The team of WORDS in STEREO (Kiitaro’s yokai picture diary) and Yūichi Uchibori (Miss Bernard said. is writing the show’s scripts.
Crunchryoll describes Netsuzou Trap -NTR- as:
Yuma, a high school second-year, is enjoying every day now that she has her first boyfriend. After she asks for relationship advice from Hotaru, her beautiful long-time friend who has had many boyfriends, Hotaru teases her for her inexperience and playfully does things to her that even her boyfriend doesn’t do. Yuma and Hotaru’s secret relationship continues to escalate, and Yuma finds herself unable to deny how it makes her feel. This school drama tells the story of the interwoven lives of these two girls with boyfriends.
Tsuredure Children is based on Toshiya Wakabayashi’s manga series of the same name. Hiraku Kaneko (Maken-Ki! Battling Venus 2, The Qwaser of Stigmata) will direct the show at Studio Gokumi, with Etsuko Sumimoto (Yurikuma Arashi) providing character designs. Tatsuhiko Urahata (Black Bullet, Monster ) is in charge of series composition.
Crunchyroll describes the project as:
To those of you out there who never could say “I love you”— This story is about ordinary highschoolers and how love makes them fired up, shaken, laugh, cry, and hurt. Whether things go well or not, this story of adolescence and romance will show you how they spend their precious youth. Every character is the main character here, and you’re sure to find one you can sympathize with. Tsuredure Children’s TV anime begins airing Summer 2017! Let’s get our hearts racing together!