“Komi Can’t Communicate,” which is serialized in Shogakukan “Weekly Shonen Sunday.” It decided to be animated in October 2021. An official website for a Komi Can’t Communicate TV anime opened today revealing that an adaptation of the popular manga series from Tomohito Oda. The lead staff and cast were revealed alongside a teaser visual, trailer, and full character art for the three main characters.
In addition, a campaign is currently underway on official Twitter where the original author, Tomohito Oda, will draw a lottery to draw a copy of the festive illustrations.
OLM (Restaurant to Another World Season 2) is in charge of the animation production with Ayumu Watanabe (Children of the Sea director) as chief director, Kazuki Kawagoe (Ikebukuro West Park episode director) as director, Deko Akao (The Detective Is Already Dead) as a scriptwriter, and Atsuko Nakajima (Tokyo Ghoul:re character designer) as character designer.
The main cast includes Aoi Koga (Kaguya Shinomiya from Kaguya: Love is War) as Shouko Komi, Gakuto Kajiwara (Shinra Kusakabe from Fire Force) as Hitohito Tadano, and Rie Murakawa (Ram from Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World) as Najimi Osana.
Komi Can’t Communicate Anime Visual
Komi Can’t Communicate Anime Trailer
The manga ranked eighth in the “Manga We Want to See Animated” rankings at AnimeJapan 2021, and was ranked first in the AnimeJapan 2020 version of the poll.
The manga series is written by Tomohito Ota and serialized in Shonen Sunday. Viz Media is publishing the manga series in English. Shogakukan Asia is publishing the manga in Southeast Asia. The series is described as:
Timid Tadano is a total wallflower, and that’s just the way he likes it. But all that changes when he finds himself alone in a classroom on the first day of high school with the legendary Komi. He quickly realizes she isn’t aloof—she’s just super awkward. Now he’s made it his mission to help her on her quest to make 100 friends!