The official website of the Mieruko-chan anime series revealed the main cast, additional staff, second teaser visual (pictured), first promo, and opening theme song on Friday. The television anime adapting Tomoki Izumi's comedy horror manga will debut on Tokyo MX, BS NTV, AT-X, and d Anime Store this October.
Sora Amamiya is also performing the opening theme "Mienaikara ne!?" as Miko Yotsuya. Nobuharu Saitou (5-toubun no Hanayome opening theme) wrote and composed the song, with arrangement by Ryuuichi Takagi (Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO second opening) at music production company Dream Monster.
Assistant Director: Takahiro Majima (Ishuzoku Reviewers), Shintarou Matsushima (Urawa no Usagi-chan character design)
Sub-character Design: Kyouko Kametani (Phantom in the Twilight design works), Futoshi Chikkyo (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou), Tin
Monster Design: Yasuhiro Moriki (Akanesasu Shoujo), Futoshi Chikkyo, Katsuzou Hirata (Ben-To character design), Hiroya Iijima (Jujutsu Kaisen prop design), Hiroyasu Oda (Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou) (Studio Mogana)
Prop Design: Yukinori Umetsu (Eromanga-sensei OVA)
Clothing Design: Yuka Takashina (Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai)
Chief Animation Director: Masahide Yanagisawa (High School DxD Hero), Hideki Hashimoto (Nanatsu no Taizai animation director), Katsuzou Hirata, Kyouko Kametani, Yuka Takashina
Editing: Ayako Tan (Bem)
Color Design: Ritsuko Utagawa (91 Days)
Art Setting: Misui Iwasawa (Kusanagi) (Beastars), Shin Watanabe (Ekachi Epilka) (D_Cide Traumerei the Animation art director)
Art Director: Ayano Okamoto (Kusanagi) (BanG Dream! Film Live)
Concept Composite: Junpei Takatsu (Mahou Shoujo Tokushusen Asuka photography director)
Director of Photography: Xiaomu Yang (Graphinica) (RobiHachi)
Music: Kana Utakane (Re-Main)
Music Production: Kadokawa
Sound Director: Fumiyuki Gou (Deca-Dence)
Sound Effects: Maki Takuma (Swara Pro) (Jibaku Shounen Hanako-kun)
Sound Production: Magic Capsule
Yuuki Ogawa (FLCL Progressive) is directing the anime at Passione, with Kenta Ihara (Youjo Senki) handling the series composition and script. Chikashi Kadekaru (Juuni Taisen) is credited as the character designer, as well as a chief animation director. Makoto Uno (Rail Wars! character design) is also credited for the monster design.
Izumi originally postedMieruko-chan on his Twitter account in September 2018. Kadokawa's ComicWalker web manga portal began serializing the manga in November that year. The fifth volume shipped on March 22. Yen Press licensed the manga in English last July and published the third volume on June 29. The fourth volume is planned for a November 16 release.