Engaging BL anime are hard to find. But in recent years, one series that has made a name for itself in this genre is the Sasaki and Miyano anime series. The funny romance centers around two schoolboys of the titular names. The story follows them bonding over personal interests and differences. So, when is the cute story coming out? What are the latest updates in the release? Who is working on the anime? Thus, find out everything about the series here.
Sasaki and Miyano manga began releasing on Pixiv Comic’s website in 2016. Sho Harusono is the writer and illustrator of the manga. Media Factory has released seven volumes of the series. Yen Press has launched the English version of the manga in North America. In addition, the manga has inspired a spin-off manga. ‘Hirano to Kagiura’ the spin-off was released in 2019. Moreover, the manga also has two other spin-off novels.
Sasaki and Miyano Anime: Production Details!
Judging by the nearing release date, it is most likely that the new anime series is done with the production work. Shinji Ishihira, known for his work on Fairy Tail, is directing the anime. Takahiro Ueno is joining him as assistant director. On top of this, Yoshiko Nakamura is working on the series composition. The show’s main cast are Yusuke Shirai, Soma Saito, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, and Yuki Ono. Most importantly, Yusuke Shirai and Soma Saito will perform the ‘Strawberry Sunset’ ending theme. In addition, Studio DEEN is animating the show.
Sho Harusono began serializing the manga in 2016. The manga was praised for its funny and simple plot. News of the anime adaptation was first hinted at in 2020. However, the cast and staff announcement was made in June 2021. The anime’s official website released a promo video on December 10, 2021. Moreover, the promotional video features the anime’s opening theme, ‘Mabataki’ by Miracle Chimpanzee. Take a look at the video here.
What Is The Story About?
Sasaki and Miyano Anime is a cute love story. The anime’s story is based on a manga series of the same name. The story follows two schoolboys and their love for each other. Sasaki and Miyano have a fresh and healthy story which is rare in BL fiction. It is an emotional story showing friendship and the budding love between a confident senior and a clumsy junior. So, the wholesome story shows the boys’ struggle in expressing their love for each other.
Sasaki is the resident bad boy of his school. And Miyano is the awkward junior. When Sasaki meets Miyano, he falls in love with his personality. He keeps trying to show his interest in his junior. But Miyano struggles to pick up on his senior’s cues. So, the two become friends after Sasaki saves him from bullies. And, they both bond over Miyano’s love for BL. Despite loving BL, it is hilarious to see Miyano not realizing that he is stuck in one.
Sasaki and Miyano Anime: Release Date
Sasaki and Miyano anime finally has a confirmed release window. The official website of the series confirmed the same in February this year. So, the slice of life anime will release on January 9, 2022, on Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, and Sun TV. BS NTV will launch the show on the next day, on January 10, 2022. Thus, stay tuned with The Anime Daily for more updates like this.