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(NSFW) Otona no Bouguya-san Gets Short-Form Anime


[three_fourth_last]It seems that this is a… “special” type of armor shop.

Earlier today, an official website and Twitter account opened their doors to announce that Fumi Ayamiya’s Otona no Bouguya-san (Armor Shop For Ladies & Gentlemen) will get an anime TV series. The short-form series will air twelve 5-minute episodes, starting October 8.

The first cast, crew members, and a key visual were revealed for the project, which we break down below.

Key Visual

The visual features four townspeople going about their daily business. One of the charactres is holding what appears to be a pair of panties between his fingers.

Otona no Bouguya-san Anime Visual

Staff

Junichi Yamamoto (TIME DRIVER: Bokura ga Kaita Mirai) is directing the project at Imagica Imageworks, with Kosuke Iwanaga providing character designs. Domeshi and Junichi Yamamoto will collaborate on series composition.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Original Story: Fumi Ayamiya
  • Game Character Design: Kyashii
  • Color Design: Hiromi Miyawaki
  • Art Director: Chinatsu Arima
  • Background Art: Yuri Izumura
  • Special Effects: Takahiro Ishikawa
  • Director of Photography: Hideki Imaizumi
  • Shooting: Typhoon Graphics
  • Music Production: Hajime Toma
  • Music Production: Yoshitada Fukuhara
  • Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
  • Sound Production: S-Tar7
  • Music: Kenji Inai
  • Editing Studio: IMAGICA IMAGEWORKS
  • Animation Production: IMAGICA IMAGEWORKS

Cast

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Kautsu: Mark Ishii
  • Ririetta: Nao Tōyama
  • Naaden: Takahiro Sakurai
  • Furearika: Mikako Komatsu
  • Mokuku: Nichika Omori
  • Narrator: Enako
  • ???: Chiaki Takahashi
  • ???: M.A.O

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

Premiere

Otona no Bouguya-san will air on October 8. Tokyo MX will screen the show at 25:25 JST (10/9/2018 at 1:25 AM JST). The Ganma! app and Abema TV will both distribute the show digitally.

Fumi Ayamiya’s Otona no Bouguya-san manga launched on ComicSmart’s Ganma! app in 2017. The title currently spans 17 chapters.

Sources: Comic Natalie, Otakomu

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