The anime adaptation of Nene Yukimori’s “Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible” manga series was previously announced for 2023. A recent promotional video by the team has just revealed the exact release date along with more cast and staff members.
On Thursday, Kadokawa released the second promotional video for the upcoming anime series, revealing a few more cast members and staff. The high-school romcom series will premiere on January 10, 2023 on AT-X, BS11, Tokyo MX, and MBS.
The video also previews the opening theme, “Dramatic Janakutemo” by Kana Hanazawa. Dialogue+ will perform the ending song “Kasuka de Tashika”.
Hanazawa is also voicing Nagisa Kubo in the series. The series will mark her twenty-year career as a voice artist. Moreover, this is the first time that she is voicing and performing the opening song for an anime.
Here is the list of all the cast members, including the three recently revealed ones (marked with an asterisk):
|Character||Character Voice||Previous Work|
|Nagisa Kubo||Kana Hanazawa||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Mitsuri Kanroji)|
|Junta Shiraishi||Kengo Kawanishi||Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Muichiro Tokito)|
|Akina Kubo||Miku Ito||Miku Nakano (The Quintessential Quintuplets)|
|Saki Kubo||Sora Amamiya||Toka Kirishima (Tokyo Ghoul)|
|Hazuki Kudo||Ai Kakuma||Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma (Mayumi Kurase)|
|Tamao Taira||Ayana Taketatsu||Nino Nakano (The Quintessential Quintuplets)|
|Yoshie Shiraishi*||Mamiko Noto||Fairy Tail (Mavis Vermilion)|
|Seita Shiraishi*||Mariya Ise||Hunter × Hunter (Killua Zoldyck)|
|Unzen-sensei*||Naoki Tatsuta||Dragon Ball Z (Oolong)|
Pine Jam will act as the production studio behind the animation, with Kazuomi Koga as the director. Yuya Takahashi will work on the scripts, with the characters designed by Yoshiko Saito. A new addition is Kujira Yumemi, who will compose the music.
Romcoms are a great way to unwind, and “Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible” does show some promise. After all, seeing Junta being forced to come out of his “invisible shell” would lead to hilarious situations, wouldn’t it?
About Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible
Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible is a manga by Nene Yukimori. It was first launched in the Weekly Young Jump magazine in October 2019. As of December 2022, eleven volumes have been released.
The series focuses on Junta Shiraishi whose presence is so negligible that no one notices him. He is basically ignored by almost everyone except his classmate, Kubo.
Kubo loves to tease him and occasionally makes him do weird things in class just to see if anyone would notice.
Source: Official Youtube
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