It looks like things are going to get a little surreal this summer.

Earlier today, the official Asobi Asobase anime website updated with details on the shows cast and crew, as well as a general premiree window.

We break the details down below.


The series will star the following:

  • Hanako Honda: Hina Kino
  • Olivia: Rika Nagae
  • Kasumi Nomura: Konomi Kohara

Visuals for the characters were also revealed, which you can check out below.


Seiji Kishi (Tsukigakirei, Assassination Classroom) was tapped to direct the project at Lerche, with Keiko Kurosawa (Scum’s Wish, Konohana Kitan) providing character designs. Yuuko Kakihara (Chihayafuru 2, Orange) is in charge of series composition for the title.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Original Creator: Rin Suzukawa
  • Assistant Director: Yū Kinome
  • Music: Masato Kōda
  • Sound Director: Satoki Iida
  • Animation Producer: Yūji Higa

Asobi Asobase will hit Japanese TV in July.

Rin Suzukawa’s Asobi Asobase manga launched on Hakusensha’s online manga site Young Animal Densi in 2015. To date, four compiled volumes have been released, with the fifth due to hit retailers on January 28.

Manga resource Baka-Updates describes the series as:

A surreal gag manga featuring beautiful girls and games! A comedy manga of bishoujo and games that will keep you laughing!

Source: Ota-suke