The official website of the previously announced Rikei ga Koi ni Ochita no de Shoumei shitemita.
(Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It
) television anime revealed the cast, production staff members, and a key visual (pictured) on Wednesday. The anime adaptation of Alfred Yamamoto
's romantic comedy manga
, also known by its short name RikeKoi
, will air in 2020.
Shinya Yukimura: Yuuma Uchida
Ayame Himuro: Sora Amamiya
(Akame ga Kill!
Kotonoha Kanade: Natsuko Hara
(Hajimete no Gal
Ena Ibarada: Nichika Oomori
(Rokujouma no Shinryakusha!?
Kosuke Inukai: Jun Fukushima
(Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
Kyouju Ikeda: Ryotaro Okiayu
(Keppeki Danshi! Aoyama-kun
Rikekuma: Momo Asakura
Director: Tooru Kitahata
(Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai Next
Assistant Director: Kenta Oonishi (Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory
Series Composition: Rintarou Ikeda
Script: Rintarou Ikeda, Michiko Yokote
(Nagi no Asu kara
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Yuusuke Isouchi (One Piece
Prop Design: Mahiru Shinya (Gunjou no Magmell
Background Art: Totonyan
(Net-juu no Susume
Art Director: Hirofumi Sakagami
(Imouto sae Ireba Ii.
Color Design: Aiko Matsuyama
Director of Photography: Kousuke Tanaka
(Masou Gakuen HxH
Editing: Masamitsu Utsunomiya
Sound Director: Yuuichi Imaizumi
(Sora to Umi no Aida
Background Music: Supa Love
Producer: Shunsuke Saitou (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
Executive Producer: Kouichirou Natsume (Jashin-chan Dropkick
, and Takuma Sogi
are reuniting as music composers from their previous work Shichisei no Subaru
. Shouichirou Hirata
theme song composition), Shuuhei Takahashi
(Miss Monochrome: The Animation
insert song composition), and Yuuko Takahashi are also credited for music.
Yamamoto originally launched the manga as a one-shot in Comic Meteor
web magazine in March 2016, which began
regular serialization in May of the same year. Flex Comix will publish the sixth volume on July 11. RikeKoi
has a cumulative 750,000 copies of its compiled volumes in print.
The manga inspired a four-episode live-action drama series in September 2018. A live-action film opened in Japan on February 1.
Source: Comic Natalie