Anime based on manga about all-girl rock band coming this year
Kodoani.com – The staff for the anime of the four-panel manga Bocchi the Rock by Aki Hamaji ! revealed on Saturday that Ikumi Hasegawa will play the role of Ikuyo Kita (pictured below) on the show. Ikuyo is a guitarist and lead vocalist in the band and she is a freshman high school student with a cheerful personality.
The anime will premiere in 2022.
The previously revealed cast includes:
Yoshino Aoyama as Hitori “Bocchi-chan” (“Lonely”) Gotō
Sayumi Suzushiro trong vai Nijika Ijichi
Saku Mizuno trong vai Ryo Yamada
Keiichirō Saitō (ACCA: 13-Territory Payment Dept. Regards) is directing the anime at CloverWorks. Erika Yoshida (Lupin III: Part IV) is responsible for writing and writing the series’ scripts. Kerorira (Wonder Egg Priority animation director) is designing the characters.
The manga’s story follows Hitori “Bocchi-chan” (“Lonely”) Gotō, a lonely high school girl whose heart lies in her guitar. She does nothing every day except strumming her guitar at home. However, one day, she runs into Nijika Ijichi, who is looking for a guitarist for her group called “Kessoku Band.”
Hamaji launched the series in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Max magazine in December 2017.