“Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki” Anime Reveals Key Visual and January Premiere

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The TV anime adaptation of Yūki Yaku’s light novel series “Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki” (弱キャラ友崎くん) is set to premiere in January 2020.

The series follows high-school gamer Fumiya, who thinks that real life is just a “trash game.” His perspectives begin to change as it is revealed to him that his perfect classmate Aoi, regards real life as a winnable game and offers to be his walkthrough guide.

The light novel series has entered the Takarajimasha’s annual light novel guide book “Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!” for four consecutive years and is published for over 1 million copies.

Synopsis

Tomozaki is one of the best gamers in Japan, and in his opinion, the game of real life is one of the worst. No clear-cut rules for success, horribly balanced, and nothing makes sense. But then he meets a gamer who’s just as good as him, and she offers to teach him a few exploits…

Staff and Production

Original Work: Yūki Yaku (屋久ユウキ) [Shogakukan Gagaga Bunko]
Original Character Design: Fly
Director: Shinsuke Yanagi (柳 伸亮)
Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo (志茂文彦)
Character Design: Akane Yano(矢野 茜)
Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama (本山 哲)
Sound Production: Bit Groove Promotion
Music: Hiromi Mizutani (水谷広実)
Music Production: Pony Canyon, APDREAM
Producer: Dream Shift
Animation: project No.9

Cast

■ Fumiya Tomozaki (友崎 文也) – CV: Gen Satō (佐藤 元)
■ Aoi Hinami (日南 葵) – CV: Hisako Kanemoto (金元 寿子)
■ Minami Nanami (七海 みなみ) – CV: Ikumi Hasegawa (長谷川育美)
■ Fūka Kikuchi (菊池 風香) – CV: Ai Kayano (茅野 愛衣)
■ Hanabi Natsubayashi (夏林 花火) – CV: Ryōko Maekawa (前川涼子)
■ Yuzu Izumi (泉 優鈴) – CV: Nene Hieda (稗田寧々)
■ Takahiro Mizusawa (水沢 孝弘) – CV: Nobunaga Shimazaki (島﨑 信長)
■ Shūji Nakamura (中村 修二) – CV: Nobuhiko Okamoto (岡本 信彦)
■ Takei (竹井) – CV: Shuntarō Mizuno (水野駿太郎)

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