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“Real Girl” Anime Gets New Minute-Long Trailer, Closing Theme Song Also

It’s time to take a new look at this tale of a real girl in the real world

Earlier today, the official Real Girl (3D Kanojo) anime website updated with a new teaser trailer, as well as details on the show’s closing theme song. We break the details down below:


The minute-long promo opens with a brief overview of the show’s concept. Character dialogue conveys the major story beats. Theme song Daiji na Koto (Important Thing) by Quruli kicks in as a background track at the 37-second mark.

Theme Songs

BiSH will perform closing theme song HiDE the BLUE.

Real Girl will air on NTV’s AnichU programming block. The twelve-episode show is slated to première on April 3 at 25:59 (4/4/2018 at 1:59AM).

Takashi Naoya (Luck & Logic, Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru) was tapped to direct the project at Hoods Entertainment, with Satomi Kurita (Hina Logic – from Luck & Logic) providing character designs. Deko Akao (Noragami, Flying Witch) is in charge of series composition for the project.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Hikaru “Tsuttsun” Tsutsui: Teppei Uenishi
  • Iroha Igarashi: Yū Serizawa
  • Yūto Itō: Shouta Aoi
  • Mitsuya Takanashi: Takuma Terashima
  • Arisa Ishino: Minami Tsuda
  • Sumie Ayado: Reina Ueda
  • Ezomichi: Sayaka Kanda

Mao Nanami’s original manga ran in Kodansha’s Dessert magazine from July 2011 through May 2016, and spans twelve compiled volumes.

NTV describes the show as:

High school senior Hikari Tsutsui is the quintessential “2D otaku” obsessed with the two-dimensional worlds that unfold in his gadgets and books. A bizarre incident leads him into a romantic relationship with the gorgeous Iroha Igarashi and his days of being wrapped around the finger of his carefree girlfriend begin. Join Hikari as he tumbles through the rough waves that beat the otaku out of him. This is sure to be THE comedy program of 2018 that you won’t want to miss!

Kodansha Comics currently releases the Real Girl manga in North America.

Source: Twitter (pKjd)

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