TV anime adaptation of Aki Hamaji’s 4-panel manga aired last fall
Kodoani.com – Aniplex has launched a trailer on the web to announce that the anime adaptation of Aki Hamaji’s four-panel manga is Bocchi the Rock! there will be a compilation movie coming out next spring.
The manga’s story follows Hitori “Bocchi-chan” (“Loner”) Gotō, a lonely high school girl whose heart lies in her guitar. She does nothing every day except strum the guitar by herself at home. However, one day, she comes across Nijika Ijichi, who is looking for a guitarist for her group called “Kessoku Band”.
The TV anime’s voice cast includes:
Yoshino Aoyama as Hitori “Bocchi-chan” (“Loner”) Gotō
Sayumi Suzushiro lồng tiếng Nijika Ijichi
Saku Mizuno as Ryō Yamada
Ikumi Hasegawa lồng tiếng Ikuyo Kita
Keiichirō Saitō is directing the television anime at CloverWorks. Erika Yoshida is supervising and writing the series scripts. Kerorira designed the characters.
The television anime premiered on Tokyo MX, BS11, Gunma TV, and Tochigi TV channels on October 9, and also aired on MRT Miyazaki Broadcasting, MBS, RKB Mainichi Broadcasting, and AT-X.
The anime’s “Kessoku Band” with Ikumi Hasegawa (voiced by Ikuyo Kita) on vocals performed the opening and ending songs. Singer-songwriter Ai Higuchi wrote the lyrics, and -otoha-, a member of group 48foureight, composed the music for the opening theme song “Seishun Complex”. KANA-BOON vocalist and guitarist Maguro Taniguchi wrote and composed the lyrics for the ending theme song “Distortion!!”
Hamaji launched the manga in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Max magazine in December 2017, and the series is still ongoing.