Earlier today, the official Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun (Jibaku Shōnen Hanako-kun) anime website updated with a new key visual and trailer, as well as the show’s main voice cast.

We break the details down below.


The 54-second promo introduces the titular Hanako as a spooky melody plays in the background.

Key Visual

The image features Hanako carrying Nene in the spirit world, as a horrified Kou clings to the two for dear life.

Toilet-Bound Hanako-Kun Anime Visual


The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Hanako-kun: Megumi Ogata
  • Nene Yashiro: Akari Kitō
  • Kou Minamoto: Shōya Chiba

Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun will air on January 9, 2020. The full broadcast schedule is as follows (All times JST):

  • TBS: 1/9/2020 at 25:58 (1/10/2020 at 1:58AM)
  • Sun TV: 1/10/2020 at 24:30 (1/11/2020 at 12:30AM)
  • CBC: 1/15/2020 at 26:35 (1/16/2020 at 2:35AM)
  • BS-TBS: 1/11/2020 at 26:30 (1/12/2020 at 2:30AM)

Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Anime VisualMasaomi Ando (School-Live!, Astra Lost in Space) will direct the project at Lerche, with Mayuka Itou providing character designs. Yasuhiro Nakanishi (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) is in charge of series composition and writing the screenplay.

Yuji Higa is attached as a producer.

Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun will air in 2020. The series is slated to run for twelve episodes.

AidaIro’s Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun manga launched in the pages of Square Enix’s Monthly G’s Fantasy magazine in 2014. The ongoing series spans eleven volumes, with the latest shipping to stores on August 27.

Yen Press currently publishes Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun in North America, which they describe as:

“Hanako-san, Hanako-san…are you there?” At Kamome Academy, rumors abound about the school’s Seven Mysteries, one of which is Hanako-san. Said to occupy the third stall of the third floor girls’ bathroom in the old school building, Hanako-san grants any wish when summoned. Nene Yashiro, an occult-loving high school girl who dreams of romance, ventures into this haunted bathroom…but the Hanako-san she meets there is nothing like she imagined! Kamome Academy’s Hanako-san…is a boy!

Source: Comic Natalie