The website was opened on Monday to confirm that Endo Tatsuya’s SPY×FAMILY manga will be adapted into a TV anime starting in 2022.
Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Mobile Suit Gundam UC, Rurouni Kenshin, Getbackers, 2019 Dororo) is directing animation at Wit Studio and CloverWorks. Character design by Kazuaki Shimada (The Promised Neverland), music producer by [K]NoW_NAME (Fairy Gon, Dorohedoro, Sakura Quest).
Eguchi Takuya will appear as Lloyd Forger in the anime.
GMO Internet, Inc. registered the domain name “Spy-Family.net” through the Onamae.com website on February 28th. Also in February, we opened a “@spyfamily_anime” Twitter account. In an interview published on the official website of Kodansha’s FRaU magazine on June 10th, flutiest and Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko voice actor Cocomi mentioned that she is looking forward to Tatsuya Endō’s SPY×FAMILY manga being animated next year. That part of the interview was later deleted.
Viz Media publishes this manga in English and tells the story:
Master Spy Twilight is best at infiltrating dangerous missions in the name of a better world. But when he was given the ultimately impossible task of getting married and having a child, he may have finally turned his head!
Not someone to rely on, Twilight is tasked with saving both his wife and children on a mission to infiltrate an elite private school. What he doesn’t know is that his chosen wife is an assassin and his adopted child is telepathic!
Endō released the manga in Japan on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ service in March 2019. Shueisha started offering comics in English on the MANGA Plus service the same day. Viz Media added the manga to the app as part of their September 2019 Boy Jump subscription. The company is also publishing comics in print.
Shueisha will publish the eighth compilation volume of the manga on Thursday. More than 12.5 million copies of this manga are currently in circulation.
Yajima Aya’s novel SPY×FAMILY: Kazoku no Shōzō (Portrait of a Family) debuted on July 2nd.
The manga took first place in the Web Manga category at the Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Awards for Kadokawa’s Da Vinci magazine and streaming service Niconico in August 2019. The manga reached #2 in the manga rankings on Da Vinci’s 20th annual “Book of the Year” list. in December. The manga also won the 14th Annual Manga Taisho Award and Best U.S. Award at the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards this year. Nominated for Edition of International Material-Asia.
Update: This manga currently has over 12.5 million circulations.