Cast additions include Yuichiro Umehara, Gakuto Kajiwara, Natsuki Hanae, Kenjiro Tsuda, Manaka Iwami, and Hiro Shimono.
On Tuesday, Netflix revealed a fresh trailer for the Romantic Killer anime adaptation of Wataru Momose’s manga. The anime’s closing theme song, “Romantic Love” by Mikako Komatsu (Won’t You Fall in Love), was also unveiled and previewed in the teaser, along with additional cast members.
In the picture above, from left to right, the cast members are:
- Yuichiro Umehara as Tsukasa Kazuki, a handsome guy at Anzu’s school
- Gakuto Kajiwara as Junta Hayami, high school baseball ace and Anzu’s childhood friend
- Natsuki Hanae as Hijiri Koganei, a wealthy scion
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Tsuchiya, Hijiri’s personal butler
- Manaka Iwami as Saki, Anzu’s best friend
- Hiro Shimono as Manato, the friend with whom Tsukasa can let his guard down
Anzu Hoshino, the main character, is portrayed by Rie Takahashi (top left) and Riri by Mikako Komatsu (top right) in the above picture (center right).
The anime at Domerica is being directed by Kazuya Ichikawa (SEVEN KNIGHTS REVOLUTION: Hero Successor, The World Ends with You the Animation).
In addition to writing screenplays with Hiroko Fukuda (Amanchu! Advance, Taisho Otome Fairy Tale), Sayuri Ooba (Sweet Valerian, First Love Monster) is in charge of the series’ composition.
Designing the characters is Arisa Matsuura (Clean Freak! Aoyama kun, SEVEN KNIGHTS REVOLUTION: Hero Successor).
The soundtrack is being composed by Ryo Kawasaki and Tomoyuki Kono. The opening theme song “ROMAKiRA” for the anime will be performed by YURiKA.
The anime, according to Netflix:
Anzu Hoshino, a “non-heroine type” high school student, shuns both romance and fashion and spends her days playing video games. Anzu is compelled to take part in a project the Magical World is working on to reverse population decrease when the wizard Riri emerges out of nowhere. In this romantic comedy, Anzu experiences what it’s like to be surrounded by attractive men after spending her entire life engrossed in her three passions—video games, chocolate, and cats. Anzu is adamant that she has never desired to reside in a relationship simulation game. She meets a charming man who is so well-liked it aches, an attractive affluent young man who is clueless about the outside world, and a clean-cut, athletic childhood buddy. They all experience progressive alteration after meeting Anzu.
On October 27, the show will begin streaming on Netflix.
In July 2019, Momose began the manga in Shonen Jump+, and it ran through June 2020.
The fourth and final compilation book volume was released by Shueisha in September 2002.