On the official page for the anime adaptation of the manga, written and illustrated by Aki Hamaji, Bocchi the rock!, the first promotional teaser for the project was published. The video confirms that the premiere is scheduled for 2022 and the studios Kleewerk You are responsible for the animation production.

Hamaji started publishing the manga through the magazine Manga time Kirara Max from the publisher Houbunsha in December 2017. The publisher published the second compilation volume in February 2020, followed by the third on February 25 in Japan.

Production team

  • Yoshino Aoyama plays the leading actress Hitori Gotou.
  • Keiichirou Saitou (Boogiepop wa Warawanai (2019), The [email protected] SideM, Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On) is responsible for directing the anime in the studios Kleewerk.
  • Erika Yoshida (Kami no Tou, trickster: Edogawa Ranpo "Shounen Tanteidan" yori, Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare) is responsible for writing and monitoring the scripts.
  • Kerorira (Shiroi Suna no Aquatope, darling in FranXX, Endro ~!) is responsible for character design and animation direction.
Bocchi the rock!

Summary of Bocchi the Rock!

Hitori Gotou is a high school girl who starts playing the guitar because she dreams of being in a band, but she's so shy she hasn't made a single boyfriend. However, his dream could come true after meeting Nijika Ijichi, a girl who plays drums and is looking for a new guitarist for her band.

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