And just like that, this cast of comic girls doubled in size.
Earlier today, the official Comic Girls anime Twitter account updated with four new cast members. The series will add the following:
- Ririka Hanazono: Aya Endo
- Mayu Amisawa: Minami Tsuda
- Miharu Nijino: Ayaka Nanase
- Suzu Fūra: Reina Ueda
A visual for the new characters was also unveiled, which you can check out below.
Comic Girls will hit Japanese TV in April. Tokyo MX will carry the show, along with other unnamed (as of press time) networks.
The series is based on Kaori Hanzawa’s manga of the same name. Yoshinobu Tokumoto was tapped to direct the project at studio Nexus, with Keiko Saito providing character designs. Natsuko Takahashi (My Love Story!!, Love Tyrant) is in charge of series composition for the title.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Screenplay: Jukki Hanada
- Screenplay: Michiko Yokote
- Screenplay: Touko Machida
- Music: Kenichiro Suehiro
- Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Kaoruko Moeta: Hikaru Akao
- Koyume Koizuka: Kaede Hondo
- Tsubasa Katsuki: Rie Takahashi
- Ruki Irokawa: Saori Ōnishi
Kaori Hanzawa’s Comic Girls manga began publication in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Max magazine as a guest series in 2014. The title was picked up for regular serialization later in the year. The title was chosen as a first-round candidate for the 2017 Manga Taisho awards and currently has three compiled volumes in circulation. The most recent book hit stores on June 27.