Exciting news for manga and anime fans! Get ready for a new TV anime coming this October! Square Enix and TBS have just announced that the spinoff manga “After-School Hanako-kun,” a continuation of the beloved “Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun” series, is getting its own short TV anime. The premiere is set for October 12 on TBS in Japan.
But wait, there’s more! Thanks to Crunchyroll, fans in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, CIS, and India can catch the anime on the same day at 2:00 p.m. ET – that’s right before it even airs in Japan!
The anime will feature the familiar voices of the original “Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun” series, bringing back the beloved characters we all know and love.
Behind the scenes, a talented team is hard at work. The anime is being directed by Masaki Kitamura, who previously worked on Gundam 00. The creative minds at Lerche and Studio Hibari are in charge of bringing the story to life. The series scripts are in the capable hands of Kazuma Nagatomo. And to ensure the characters look just right, Aya Higami is taking on the roles of character designer and chief animation director.
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The visual and auditory aspects are also in good hands. Mizuho Shimada is the compositing director of photography, while Hiroshi Takaki returns from the original “Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun” anime as the music composer. The anime is set to be a treat for both the eyes and the ears!
Additional members of the team include experts in color design, editing, and sound production, all working together to create a seamless and engaging viewing experience.
For those new to the world of “Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun,” here’s a sneak peek into the story: The manga follows the adventures of the ghostly Hanako-kun and his human assistant Nene Yashiro, who together unravel supernatural mysteries at Kamome Academy. But what happens when they’re not busy solving these mysteries? The spinoff promises to show us their laid-back and fun-filled after-school days.
The original “Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun” manga, penned by Iro Aida, first appeared on the scene in 2014 in Square Enix’s G Fantasy magazine. The story revolves around Kamome Academy’s Seven Mysteries, with Hanako-san, a ghostly figure, being one of them. Nene Yashiro, a high school student who’s fascinated by the occult, sets out to meet Hanako-san and ends up discovering a surprising twist.
The new anime is generating a lot of buzz, especially after the success of the first “Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun” series, which premiered in January 2020. With its engaging plot, intriguing characters, and a touch of the supernatural, fans are in for a treat. Yen Press is also releasing the manga digitally, so you can dive into the world of “Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun” while you eagerly await the new anime. So mark your calendars for October 12, because that’s when the fun begins!