Enthusiasts of Pomu's captivating manga "Senpai Is An Otokonoko" (Senpai wa Otokonoko) are in for a treat. The official portal for the anime adaptation has just unveiled an intriguing promotional clip. While the animation remains under wraps, the teaser provides a glimpse into the voice actors, alongside a comprehensive overview of the creative crew. Fans can rest assured, the anticipated premiere is confirmed for later this year in Japan.

The journey of the manga commenced on the digital platform LINE Manga in December 2019, reaching its conclusion in December 2021 after a successful run of one hundred chapters. Pomu is also recognized for his work on “Shinobimasu!”, a series featured in the Manga Time Kirara Max magazine since September 2017.

Meet the Voice Cast

  • Shuichirou Umeda breathes life into Makoto Hanaoka.
  • Yuuma Uchida steps into the shoes of Ryuuji Taiga.
  • Akira Sekine voices Saki Aoi.

Behind the Scenes: Production Team

  • Shinsuke Yanagi, known for works like Toaru Kagaku no Railgun, takes the helm as director at Project No.9 studios.
  • Yoriko Tomita, with credits including Enen no Shouboutai, oversees the scriptwriting process.
  • Shouto Shinkai, celebrated for SK8 The Infinity, leads character design and animation direction.
  • Yukari Hashimoto, who composed for Toradora!, orchestrates the soundtrack.

Synopsis of "Senpai Is An Otokonoko"

Makoto Hanaoka, a charismatic second-year student, effortlessly garners admiration. Saki Aoi, a freshman, is instantly smitten and boldly expresses her affection. Yet, Makoto harbors a secret that defies Saki's expectations: Makoto is a boy, renowned for his cross-dressing.

Upon learning the truth, Saki's fascination only deepens. Despite Makoto's rejections, her resolve to make him her first love remains unshaken. As Saki and a childhood friend stand by him, Makoto's life becomes more vibrant, empowering him to navigate the tension between personal desires and societal expectations.

Source: Comic Natalie

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