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“Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!?” Manga Gets Anime TV series; First Cast, Crew, & Visual Revealed

So why the hell is the teacher here? Don’t… answer that. I don’t wanna know.

Earlier today, an official website opened its doors to announce that Soborou’s Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!? (Why the hell are you here, Teacher!?) manga will get an anime TV series.

The first cast and crew were revealed, as well as the first visual. We break the details down below.

Key Visual

The image features lead character Kana Kojima, crouching against a white background. She’s holding a clipboard to her chest.

Nande Koko ni Sensei ga Anime Visual

Artist Soborou also posted a celebration sketch, which you can check out below.

Nande Koko ni Sensei ga Soborou Sketch 001 - 20180930


Hiraku Kaneko (Maken-Ki! Battling Venus 2, The Qwaser of Stigmata) will serve as chief director for the project at Tear Studio, with Kazuhiko Tamura (Kiss Him, Not Me!, Rin-Ne) providing character designs.


The series will star the following:

  • Kana Kojima: Sumire Uesaka
  • Ichirō Satō: Ryota Suzuki

Soborou’s Nande Koko ni Sensei ga!? manga launched in the pages of Kodansha’s Weekly Young Magazine in 2016. The series currently spans five compiled volumes, with the latest hitting stores on September 28.

Source: Comic Natalie

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