If rom-coms are your thing, and you treasure titles like Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san (Teasing Master Takagi-San); rejoice as Soichiro Yamamoto’s hit series Soredemo Ayumu wa Yosetekuru is now in the works for receiving a TV anime adaptation.
Mangaka Soichiro Yamamoto announced on his official Twitter that his manga ‘Soredomo Ayumu wa Yosetekuru,’ which was the first manga that he drew with a ‘story’ in mind, will be adapted into an anime.
“Still, Ayumu is coming” We decided to animate! thank you very muchEnglish Translation, Twitter Translate
YouTube channel for Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine also premiered a short promotional video for the manga.
The video features the voices of its two main characters, Urushi Yaotome (Konomi Kohara) and Ayumu Tanaka (Yoshimasa Hosoya), and gives the viewers a glimpse into the basic premise of the story.
So far, only the announcement for the manga receiving an anime adaptation has been made public. A specific date for the premiere and the studio and production team are yet to be revealed.
The editor of manga, tanaP, also posted on his Twitter that the airing of the manga’s TV animation is still a long way off and is expected to premiere in 2022.
“Still, Ayumu is coming” TV animation decision! It’s a long way off, but please look forward to it! #Still Ayumu is coming #The Quintessential BrideEnglish Translation, Twitter Translate
Yamamoto is best known for his popular romantic comedy series Karakai Jozu no Takagi-San, which also received an anime adaptation spanning over two seasons. Inspired by the proposition of it, Mangaka irregularly posted prototypes of his next big hit, Soredomo Ayumu wa Yosetekeru.
Publishing house, Kodansha, has been serializing the manga in Weekly Shonen Magazine since March 2019 and has released 5 standalone volumes.
The story follows two members of the Shogi Club at a high school. Urushi Yaotome, a gifted shogi player and president of Shogi Club, and Ayumu Tanaka, who quits the Kendo Club to join the illegitimate Shogi Club.
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Soredemo Ayumu wa Yosetekuru is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Sōichirō Yamamoto and has been serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine since March 2019.
Ayumu Tanaka, a first-year high school student, and Urushi Yaotome, a second-year student, are members of the shogi club.
Ayumu vows to confess his feelings to Urushi, his senpai, after he manages to defeat her in a game of shogi, but he is a beginner at the game and Urushi always beats him. Meanwhile, Urushi keeps trying to get Ayumu to admit that he likes her, but Ayumu never allows his poker face to slip