Through the opening of an official website today, it was announced that the light novel “Our Dating Story: The Experienced You and The Inexperienced Me” (jap.: “Keikenzumi na Kimi to, Keiken Zero na Ore ga, Otsukiai suru Hanashi.”) will be adapted as an anime series. You can see a first visual below.
Our Dating Story Anime being created at ENGI
“Our Dating Story” is being produced at ENGI studio under the direction of director Hideaki Ooba (“Love of Kill”). Hiroko Fukuda (“Taisho Otome Fairy Tale”) is handling series composition, while Yousuke Itou (“King’s Game The Animation”) is responsible for character design. It is not yet known when the series will start on Japanese television.
The original light novel was penned by Makiko Nagaoka and has been published in Japan since September 2020 with illustrations by magako. Publisher KADOKAWA has published four volumes in Japanese stores so far. A fifth volume will be released on September 20, 2022.
A manga adaptation of Noyama Carpaccio has been published on the “Gangan Online” website since February 2022. Neither work is yet available with English translation, and licensing has not been announced at this time.
Our Dating Story Visual
Our Dating Story Storyline
Ryuuto Kashima is a gloomy high schooler. As part of a punishment game, he was forced to confess to Runa Shirakawa, a girl from the top of the school caste who was admired by everyone.
They ended up going out for the unexpected reason of “Err, I’m free now so…” but Ryuuto ends up following and eavesdropping on Runa being confessed by a handsome soccer club member, and Runa bringing Ryuuto, whom she had just begun dating, to her own room as a matter of course.
They have different friends and ways to have fun, and they are different in almost every way. Nonetheless, they begin to relate with each other after being surprised by their differences every day and accepting them.