The sheer revelation that Tomodachi Game will be close to the story of Squid Games hit the internet with a big shock. The anime fandom that does not necessarily endorse Korean pop culture was taken aback by the first announcement. So now, the series is ever close to the premiere date, and fans are wondering as to when they can watch the first episode. So, in the following section, you will find everything from the release date to the plot of the manga. Here is everything you need to know about Tomodachi Game Episode 1.
Based on the psychological thriller manga of the same name, the Tomodachi Game is quite similar to the Squid Games series. The manga first came out in the year 2013. After the successful run of the television drama, live-action drama, and movie, the series is finally getting an anime adaptation. Studio Okuruto Noboru is the animation company behind the series. Keep reading ahead to find out what happens in the first episode.
Tomodachi Game Episode 1: What Will Happen In The Episode? (From the manga)
As per the plot of the manga, the series starts with Yuuichi’s mother giving him a few notes of cash to count. She tells him that it was all she had for the rest of the two weeks. Back in the present, an older Yuuichi gives this entire money to his teacher for the school trip. The teacher says that he also had to pay the school fee. When his classmates come to know of this, they are astounded by how well he was able to manage his cash.
Later on, some of his classmates also tell him about their financial crunch. This way, Tomodachi Game Episode 1 will introduce the protagonist and the characters surrounding him. Towards the end of the episode, all of them get aboard to go on a life-changing school trip.
What Is The Series About?
The official synopsis shared by the studio describes the anime to follow the story of a young boy named Yuuichi Katagiri who is able to enjoy high school life only because of his friends. However, this friendship is stuck with a big shock in life. On a life-changing school trip, these people come to know that all their funds have been stolen. This is when these five friends come across the mysteriously named Tomodachi Game. Testing the patience, sacrifice, and resilience of these young lads for money, the game is an experience they all can never forget.
Tomodachi Game Episode 1: Release Date
The anime is set to come out soon this week. There is no pilot before the release of the first episode. Thus, Tomodachi Game Episode 1 itself will launch the series. The episode will come out on April 5, 2022. All episodes of the anime will be available on Crunchyroll. Thus, stay in touch with The Anime Daily to get more updates on the same.