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“Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san” Gets New Trailer, Visual, & Broadcast Schedule


The trailers for this show feel more like short episodes than the typical promo reel. I’m okay with that.

Earlier today, the official Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san (Takagi-san, the Master of Teasing) anime website updated with a new key visual and a trailer, as well as the show’s premiere schedule. We break the details down below.

Promo Video

The two-minute teaser features Nishikata, who finds himself walking home with Takagi-san in the rain. They share a short conversation before the video cuts to a more traditional promotional trailer format.

The video reveals Yuiko Ōhara’s opening theme song for the show, Iwanai kedo ne, which is used as a background track.

Key Visual

The new visual features Takagi-san and Nishikata standing by the side of the road. Nishikata is wearing his usual nonplussed expression, while Takagi-san smiles at his reaction.

Broadcast Schedule

The series will begin airing on Tokyo MX on January 8. The full schedule is as follows:

  • Tokyo MX: 1/8/2018 at 23:00 (1/8/2018 at 11:00PM)
  • Yomiuri TV: 1/8/2018 at 25:59 (1/9/2018 at 1:59AM)
  • BS11: 1/9/2018 at 25:30 (1/10/2018 at 1:30AM)

As previously reported, Ashita wa Doyōbi is receiving an anime adaptation within Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san.

Hiroaki Akagi (Hina Logic – from Luck & Logic) will direct the show at Shin-Ei Animation, with Aya Takano (Himouto! Umaru-chan, Polar Bear’s Cafe) providing character designs. Michiko Yokote (Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!, Genshiken) is in charge of series composition for the project.

Takuji Mogi and Natsuko Kondou will serve as Chief Animation Directors on the title.

The two leads’ roles are as follows:

  • Nishikata: Yuuki Kaji
  • Takagi-san: Rie Takahashi
  • Mina: Konomi Kohara
  • Yukari: M.A.O
  • Sanae: Yui Ogura
  • Nakai: Yūma Uchida
  • Mano: Kotori Koiwai
  • Takao: Nobuhiko Okamoto
  • Kimura: Fukushi Ochiai
  • Tanabe-sensei: Hinata Tadokoro

Sōichirō Yamamoto’s Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san launched in 2013, in the pages of Gessan Mini. The title currently spans six collected volumes, with the most recent hitting stores on August 10. Volume seven ships to retailers on December 12.

Source: Ota-suke

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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