The month of August is coming to an end with striking news. This news concerns all the fans of Mieruko-chan manga which has been desperately waiting for its anime adaptation. Well, this wait for the anime is finally coming to an end. Recently, the official social media handles of the manga shared new insights about the release of the anime series. Thus, Mieruko-chan Anime is not a far-off dream anymore. So, when is the anime series coming out? Will there be a delay? Here is all you need to know about the new venture.
Mieruko-chan is a popular Japanese Seinen horror-comedy manga. Tomoki Izumi is the writer and illustrator of the text. The first chapter of the manga came out in November 2018. So far, the ongoing manga has serialized five volumes. In March 2021, Studio Passione announced the anime adaptation of the text. Five months have gone by, and the anime has new updates for the fans.
Mieruko-chan Anime: Plot Details
According to the official synopsis of the manga, the story of Mieruko-chan revolves around high schooler Miko. A perfectly normal life turns upside down when Miko suddenly starts seeing espers and spirits around her. She realizes that no one can get notice of the beings that she sees with the naked eye. For a long time, she avoids the spirits with the help of petty spiritual objects. But when the spirit of a dead exchange teacher starts to haunt the school premises, she decides not to sit back anymore.
From here, the journey of an exorcist begins. Much like the anime series Mob Psycho 100, Mieruko-chan also deals with the themes of horror and demons with a touch of comedy. The obstacles that she has to face while training for exorcism is some of the best comedic gigs in the story. Thus, it will be interesting to see how Tomoki Izumi’s story translates as an anime adaptation.
Who Is The Cast & Crew?
The official website of the manga has confirmed the names of the team members who will be working in the anime adaptation. As for the cast of the show, it includes Sora Amamiya in the lead role of Miko Yotsuya. Along with her, Kaede Hondo is playing the role of Hana Yurikawa. The last name that the makers revealed was that of Ayane Sakura in the role of Yulia Nikaidō.
Interspecies Reviewer’s fame director Yuki Ogawa is on board as the director of Mieruko-chan Anime. Along with him, Takahiro Majima and Shintarō Matsushima are the assistant directors on the show. Kenta Ihara is responsible for the scripting of the anime series. Moreover, the character designing department will be handled by Chikashi Kadekaru. Kana Utatane will be composing the music. Lastly, Sora Amamiya is lending both the opening and ending theme song for the series. The songs are, namely, “Mienai Kara me!?” and “Mita na? Mita yo ne?? Miteru yo ne???”
Mieruko-chan Anime: Release Date
The newforming horror-comedy TV anime is all set to mark the coming year in its name. So, the manga confirmed that the Mieruko-chan anime series would premiere on October 3, 2021. Lastly, the anime will release on AT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, Sun TV, BS-NTV, and other prime Japanese television networks.