The upcoming anime The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten has released a new key visual. The visual features the protagonist Mahiru Shiina surrounded by autumn foliage of red maple trees and leaves.
The anime is set to premiere in January 2023 and TOHO Animation released a teaser video featuring the fall visual.
It was announced that a special livestream for Mahiru’s birthday will take place on December 6 and will feature voice actors Manaka Iwami and Taito Ban. The livestream will also unveil new details about the anime.
The anime’s main cast includes Taito Ban as Amane Fujimiya, Manaka Iwami as Mahiru, Taku Yashiro as Itsuki Akasawa, and Haruka Shiraishi as Chitose Shirakawa.
The series is being directed by Kenichi Imaizumi and Lihua Wang at Project No.9, with Keiichirou Oochi as the series screenwriter. Takayuki Noguchi is slated to be the character designer and Moe Hyuga will be handling the music composition.
Additional staff includes Masahiro Miyake as the art director and Tomiya Kamijou as the photography director.
The original novel series that the anime is based on was written by Saekisan and illustrated by Hanekoto. The novel series was first launched on June 15, 2019, under SB Creative’s GA Bunko imprint. The series has released seven volumes and a short story collection as of September 2022.
The light novel series is released in English by Yen Press under its Yen On imprint. The story, as described by Yen Press, is:
Mahiru is a beautiful girl whose classmates all call her an “angel.” Not only is she a star athlete with perfect grades—she’s also drop-dead gorgeous.
Amane, an average guy and self-admitted slob, has never thought much of the divine beauty, despite attending the same school.
Everything changes, however, when he happens to see Mahiru sitting alone in a park during a rainstorm. Thus begins the strange relationship between this incredibly unlikely pair!English Translation, Twitter Translate
No other details of the anime have been revealed yet.
About The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten
The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten (Otonari no Tenshi-sama ni Itsu no Ma ni ka Dame Ningen ni Sareteita Ken) is a light novel series by Saekisan and illustrated by Hanekoto. It started publishing online on Shōsetsuka ni Narō in December 2018 and then by SB Creative in June 2019.
It features a sweet high school love story of neighbors and schoolmates, Amane Fujimiya and Mahiru Shiina. Fujimiya is an average student, while Mahiru is the school’s angel, and fate leads the two to become closer than ever.