The eagerly anticipated anime adaptation of Sun Sun Sun's light novel series has revealed its second promotional video, confirming a July 3 debut in Japan. This charming romantic comedy, "Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian," showcases a unique blend of cultural intrigue and youthful romance.

Musical Delights and Production Details

The video offers a tantalizing glimpse of the anime's musical offerings. Notably, Sumire Uesaka performs "Himitsu no Kotoba," a collaborative masterpiece with KAF and ZOOKARADERU. Adding to the auditory experience, Uesaka will lend her voice to a different popular song for each episode's conclusion.

Initially slated for a Spring 2024 release, the production team opted for a slight delay to enhance the overall viewing experience. This decision underscores their commitment to delivering a top-notch adaptation that resonates with fans and newcomers alike.

A Tale of Cross-Cultural Romance

At its heart, "Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian" weaves a delightful story around Aalya, a captivating Russian student, and her classmate Masachika. Unbeknownst to Aalya, Masachika comprehends her heartfelt Russian whispers, setting the stage for a series of endearing misunderstandings and blossoming emotions.

Star-Studded Cast and Crew

The anime boasts an impressive lineup of voice talent, including Sumire Uesaka as Alya and Kouhei Amasaki as Masachika. Behind the scenes, industry veterans Ryouta Itou, Yuuhei Murota, and Hiroaki Tsutsumi lend their expertise in direction, character design, and music composition respectively.

As July 3 approaches, anticipation builds for this lighthearted exploration of language, love, and the tender moments that transcend cultural boundaries. "Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian" promises to captivate audiences with its unique premise and charming characters.

voice cast

  • Sumire Uesaka as Alisa Mikhailovna “Alya” Kujou.
  • Kouhei Amasaki like Masachika Kuze.
  • Wakana Maruoklike Yuki Suou.
  • Yukiyo Fujii as Mariya Mikhailovna Kujou.
  • Saya Aizawa like Ayano Kimishima.
  • Maki Kawase like Chisaki Sarashina.
  • Kaito Ishikawa like Touya Kenzaki.
  • Ikumi Hasegawa like Sayaka Taniyama.
  • Yoshino Aoyama like Nonoa Miyamae.
  • Koudai Sakai like Takeshi Maruyama.
  • Taichi Ichikawa like Hikaru Kiyomiya.

Production team

  • Ryouta Itou (Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san, Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi, Oshi no Ko) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios Doga Koboand is also in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
  • Yuuhei Murota (LoveLive!, Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san, Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
  • Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Jujutsu Kaisen, Dr. STONE, Tokyo Revengers, Orange) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.

Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian

Synopsis of Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian

「“And now I’m still trying to get away.” “What did you say?” “Nothing special. All I said was ‘This guy is really stupid.'” “Would you please stop insulting me in Russian!?”」Aalya, a beautiful silver-haired Russian girl who sits next to Masachika, had a triumphant smile on her face. However, the reality of the situation was different. What she actually said in Russian was “Pay attention to me too!” In fact, Masachika can actually understand Russian. However, Aalya has no idea that he can understand her. Today once again, she says sweet nothings to him in Russian, and Masachika just can’t stop smiling to himself. A youthful romantic comedy with a Russian schoolgirl that everyone would adore!

Source: Comic Natalie

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