Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine Issue 49 of the Year on Tuesday revealed that the Yuki Sato Tomodachi Game (Friends Games) manga will get a TV anime adaptation to debut in April 2022. An official Twitter account for the anime was opened, and the cast and staff were revealed. , and visual.
Hirofumi Ogura (Cells at Work!, Black Butler II) is directing animation to Noboru in Okuru, while Kenta Ihara (Saga from Tanya the Evil, Tsukimichi -Moonlit Fantasy-) is directing and writing the script for the series. The character design was done by Miyazaki Satomi. Si Man Wei (Edens Zero) from Studio Tulip is the art director, and Tsukasa Ohira (No Game, No Life) from Studio Tulip is responsible for setting the art. Aiko Mizuno (Cells at Work!) is a color-key artist. Yomogiko Murano (Attack on Titan The Final Season, Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life) is the photo collage director. Composed by MICHIRU (BEM, Ascendance of a Bookworm). Hiroto Morishita (Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU) is directing the sound at Studio Mouse.
The anime will air on Nippon TV and BS Nippon TV.
Based on the original concept by Mikoto Yamaguchi, this story centers around the story of Yuichi Katagiri, a young man who has a perfect student life with four friends who are going through difficult times. His peaceful daily life comes to an end when 2 million yen (about 20 million won) of school trip expenses disappear. A riddle unfolds while Yuichi gets caught up in a mysterious money game and must decide whether friendship or money is more important.
Sato (Sherlock Bones, Yokai Doctor) started comics for Bessatsu Shonen Magazine in Kodansha in December 2013. The manga was discontinued in December 2019 and returned to chapter one in February 2020 and then discontinued. The manga entered its last episode in August 2020.
Kodansha published 18 volumes of the manga on June 9th and will publish 19 volumes on November 9th.
This cartoon-inspired two live-action films. After the live-action TV drama series aired in April 2017, the first film, Tomodachi Game Gekijōban, was released in June 2017. The second film premiered in Japan in September 2017.