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TV Anime 'Hatsukoi Monster' Announces Cast and Staff for Summer 2016

by Stark700
Feb 26, 2016 7:21 PM | 24 Comments
An official website has opened for the upcoming TV anime Hatsukoi Monster, an adaptation of the romance comedy manga by Akira Hiyoshimaru. The series is scheduled to air in Summer 2016.

The voice cast members of a drama CD released last year will reprise their roles in the anime adaptation.

Kanade Takahashi: Takahiro Sakurai (Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji)
Kaho Nikaidou: Yui Horie (Bakemonogatari)
Ginjirou Sannomiya: Tomokazu Sugita (Suisei no Gargantia)
Tomu Kaneko: Showtaro Morikubo (Naruto: Shippuden)
Kazuo Noguchi: Ayumu Murase (Gangsta)
Kouta Shinohara: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Toaru Majutsu no Index)
Atsushi Taga: Kaito Ishikawa (Haikyuu!!)
Jouji Takahashi: Kenichi Suzumura (Kara no Kyoukai)
Arashi Nagasawa: Kenjirou Tsuda (K)
Daikoku Nikaidou: Hikaru Midorikawa (Little Busters!)

Director: Takayuki Inagaki (Kuusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan)
Character Design: Mariko Oka (Nurarihyon no Mago)
Studio: Studio Deen

Official site:

Source: Comic Natalie

20 of 24 Comments Recent Comments

Man, such a good cast for a such a bad manga...

Mar 14, 2016 7:24 PM by Lyev

Wow that voice cast! Still not sure about the premise but will check out :)

Feb 29, 2016 12:26 PM by nehnehneji

Hocchan on the cast? => PTW

Feb 28, 2016 7:01 AM by Sury

I LIIIIIIIVVVVVVVEEEEEEE for SAKURAI TAKAHIRO's voice!! Oh my gawsh he could voice act the stupidest thing and you'll find me watching with drool running from my mouth. His voice is so sexy its not even normal. Plus Sugita Tomokazu?? Freaking Sugita Tomokazu!! I mean come on! That seiyuu cast is no joke. I am definitely definitely watching this!! Its going to be a hot ass summer!!

Feb 28, 2016 5:56 AM by hanamori7

Looks like a good cast.

Feb 27, 2016 8:10 PM by Dessssy

You had me at Sakurai Takahiro. ♥

No, but really, I'm pretty hyped for this and that includes the synopsis.

Feb 27, 2016 7:53 PM by Mayuka

Not sure how to feel about the story but will try because of the cast.

Feb 27, 2016 9:16 AM by Orange

Now I know how lolicons feel :D Definitely plan to watch this!

Studio DEEN, our saviour!

Feb 27, 2016 6:40 AM by Helenus

Stark700 said:
Kazuo Noguchi: Ayumu Murase (Gangsta)
Kouta Shinohara: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Toaru Majutsu no Index)
Atsushi Taga: Kaito Ishikawa (Haikyuu!!)

> Hinata, Kageyama and Yuu.
I will watch.

Feb 27, 2016 6:24 AM by Capuccini

That cast is really good :O

Feb 27, 2016 3:46 AM by Illyricus

I wanted to watch it anyway, but with those seiyuu... seriously xD Actually sometimes I get lured by the awesome cast, just to end up watching ridiculous anime *cough otoge adaptations cough*, but somehow I have a slight hope this could be at least a little funny...

Feb 27, 2016 3:25 AM by Anny

Pretty sure they did announce anime cast before.
What's new is main staff and airing season with teaser site.

Feb 27, 2016 2:15 AM by Shadow-Chan

Nice cast!

DatRandomDude said:
Man, Deen is on fire this year.

Of course.

Feb 27, 2016 1:04 AM by Tengai

This is coming from a girl who loves age gap romances plus a big shoujo fan but I'm sorry, I will give this one a great big pass. The main girl is a doormat and the story is wonky IMO.

I hope the Betsufure announcement coming out next month for Watashi ga Motete Dousunda is an anime because that manga is amazing.

Still, good for the fans! The seiyuu line up is amazing not to mention the art in the manga is GREAT.

But, I shall skip this.

Feb 26, 2016 11:04 PM by phoenixalia

Awesome voice actors!!
Will PTW!!

Feb 26, 2016 9:28 PM by Meigetsu

I was planning to overlook this one but the seiyuu list is so fecking good I am willing to give this a try!

Feb 26, 2016 9:01 PM by shanimebib

Sugita <333 that's a reason to watch.

Feb 26, 2016 8:37 PM by Cash

another manga adaptation by deen...happy to see sugita on the seiyuu cast.

Feb 26, 2016 8:19 PM by Monjoex

Impressive line-up of seiyuus, looks like it's going to be the sole reason I'll be checking this out. Can't possibly expect anything from DEEN.

Feb 26, 2016 8:14 PM by dilation

Definitely looking forward to this. Good to know that Takahiro Sakurai will be voicing. ^^

Feb 26, 2016 8:06 PM by lorraxne

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