The television anime based on Shhei Miyazaki’s Me & Roboco (Boku to Roboko) manga will debut on December 4 at 24:30 (effectively December 5 at 12:30 a.m.), according to the 43rd edition of this year’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from Shueisha. Five minutes are allotted for each episode.
The publication also disclosed the cast of the program. The animation at Studio Gallop is being directed by Akitar Daichi (2001 Fruits Basket, Ninja Girl & Samurai Master, Kodocha). Sayuri Ooba is in charge of the series scripts, while Michihiro Sato is the assistant director. Characters are being created by Yko Ebara, props are being created by Yoshihiro Sato, and the art director is Manami Koyama. Ayami Minowa is the color key designer, Rena Tanimoto is the photographer, Masafumi Kajino is the editor, and Kazuya Tanaka is the sound director, among other personnel.
A series’ image was also unveiled in the issue (ANN will update this article with the visual once it is available online).
The manga is released digitally in English concurrently with its Japanese publication by Viz Media and Shueisha’s MANGA Plus service. The manga’s digital compilation volumes by Viz Media started to be released in October, and it gives the following synopsis of the plot:
Bondo, a typical elementary school student, dreams of having an adorable maid robot like the majority of households in the world. From the bizarre robot that turns up is anything but typical!
The manga was published by Miyazaki in Weekly Shonen Jump in July 2020.
The eighth volume will be released on June 3 by Shueisha, who released the seventh volume on March 4.
Update: A key image was included from the Twitter account for anime.