This year's August issue of Comptiq
magazine announced an original anime titled Maesetsu!
on Wednesday. Kadokawa simultaneously opened an official website for the anime, revealing a key visual (pictured).
Manga author Kagami Yoshimizu
, known for creating Lucky☆Star
, developed the anime's original plan. Yoshimizu is also drawing a 4-koma manga for the project.
Scriptwriter Shouta Gotou
(Kibun wa Ikaga
recital drama) is credited as a main staff member. Main cast includes Yoshimoto Kogyo
's otaku-based comedy duo Freak!
, which consists of Tomita Junki and Hatsuna Ubuno.
The anime centers on four girls at the full bloom of their youth, working hard to achieve their dreams as they struggle valiantly. In Japanese entertainment, Maesetsu!
refers to an introductory talk or explanation addressed to the audience before the broadcast of television programs, usually performed by assistant directors and particularly comedians in variety or comedy shows.
Yoshimizu launched Lucky☆Star
in 2004. The slice of life comedy series was also featured in multiple Kadokawa magazines including Comp Ace
, Shounen Ace
, and Newtype
. The manga went on hiatus in 2014 due to a new project Yoshimizu was then developing. Kadokawa shipped the tenth volume in November 2013.
adapted the manga into a television anime
in 2007 and an original video animation
the following year.
Official site: https://maesetsu.jp/
Source: Moca News