The novel series Shoshimin (How to Become Ordinary) by Honobu Yonezawa (of Hyouka fame) is being adapted into a television anime scheduled to premiere in July 2024. The television anime will adapt the first two episodes: The Spring Special Strawberry Tart Case and The Summer Special Tropical Parfait Case. Additionally, teaser images and trailers have also been released along with information about the main cast and cast.
Studio Lapin Track (Undead Girl Murder Farce) is animating the film with Mamoru Kanbe (The Promised Neverland) as director. Toshiya Ono (Shadows House) is overseeing the series composition, Atsushi Saito (Love Live! Superstar!!) is designing the characters, and Takahiro Obata (The Promised Neverland) is composing the music. Hina Yomiya (Anna Yamada in The Dangers In My Heart) voices Yuki Osanai while Shuichiro Umeda (Akira Tendo in Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead) plays Jogoro Kobato.
The official website of the series introduces the anime as follows:
“Let’s help each other and aim to become perfect ordinary citizens.”Kobato, who had experienced bitterness through the reasoning activities known as “intellectual work”, was determined to become a Honest and humble citizen. He secretly forms a reciprocal relationship with his classmate, Osanai, who shares the same aspirations, planning to debut in high school as ordinary citizens and live out their days in peace. However, for some reason, mysterious and unfortunate incidents keep happening in their school life. Can Kobato and Osanai have peaceful days like ordinary citizens?
Source: Official website©Honobu Yonezawa/Tokyo Sogensha/Shoshimin Series Production Committee