The manga ‘A Girl & Her Guard Dog,’ created by Hatsuharu, is getting its very own anime series. The release date for this exciting anime was revealed on August 8, 2023, by the official website of the series. Along with the announcement, they also shared the second key visual for the anime.
You can mark your calendars because the anime is set to premiere on September 28th. But guess what? There’s even better news for the super eager fans out there.
There will be a special pre-screening event on September 3rd, 2023, at the United Cinemas Toyosu in Tokyo, Japan. So, if you’re in Tokyo, you won’t want to miss it!
Now, let’s take a sneak peek at what the anime is all about and what’s new in the updates.
What’s the Story Behind ‘A Girl and Her Guard Dog’ Manga?
‘A Girl & Her Guard Dog’ is a popular manga series for girls. It’s about a 15-year-old girl named Isaku, who happens to be the granddaughter of a yakuza boss. Her family is a bit different, and people often avoid her because of their ‘business.’
So, she decides to switch to a new high school to have a normal life, even though it might come with challenges. When she starts her new school, her loyal bodyguard, Keiya, pretends to be a student there to protect her.
At first, Isaku isn’t sure about having Keiya around, but over time, she comes to appreciate his presence. Together, they face the typical struggles of high school life, like dealing with bullies, making friends, and discovering love. Along the way, they also learn more about each other and themselves.
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A Girl and Her Guard Dog Anime Release Date
The ‘A Girl & Her Guard Dog’ anime has some exciting news! The show will be released on Thursday, September 28, 2023, and you can watch it on Japanese TV channels like TOKYO MX, Yomiuri TV, and BS Asahi.
Yakuza x High School Girl Age Gap Romance “A Girl and her Guard Dog” NEW ANIME VISUAL REVEAL
Air Date: Sep 2023
Animation Studio: Project No. 9
Original Manga by Hatsuharu
(Ojou to Banken-kun)
Image © Kodansha, Hatsuharu, Anime Production Committee pic.twitter.com/d5YDM8BGXg
— Manga Mogura RE (@MangaMoguraRE) August 8, 2023
They recently revealed a new picture for the anime, called the second key visual. It shows Uto Keiya, one of the characters, sitting at a desk after school, looking curious.
Mai Nakahara plays Kaori Sekiya, Junya Enoki plays Mikio Tanuki, and Yuichiro Umehara plays Uto Keiya in the anime.
The anime is directed by Nobuhiro Takamoto at Project No. 9 Studios, and the story is written by Aya Satsuki, with character designs by Yukiko Ban.
Akari Kito will perform the closing theme song called ‘MagiexMagie.’ So, get ready for this exciting anime coming soon!
A Girl and Her Guard Dog Anime Introduces New Characters
Pre-Screening Event: If you’re a big fan and can’t wait to watch the anime, there’s a special pre-screening event on September 3rd at United Cinemas Toyosu in Tokyo. They’ll show the first two episodes, which is a treat for true fans.
Main Cast: In the anime, Akari Kito plays Isaku Senagaki, and Yuichiro Umehara plays Keiya Uto. They told us about these actors before showing the second key picture.
Additional Cast: They’ve also introduced more actors for the anime. Junya Enoki plays Mikio Tanuki, who is Senagaki-gumi’s grandson.
Mai Nakahara joins as Kaori Sekiya, a significant character linked to Senagaki-gumi’s members-only club. Her role brings depth to the character relationships.
This anime is going to be a big hit, with new actors making the characters more interesting and a special event for fans. We’ll have to see if it lives up to the expectations of viewers and manga fans