DMM Pictures began streaming a new promotional video on Friday for the television anime adaptation of Kei Sasuga‘s Domestic Girlfriend (Domestic na Kanojo) manga. The video previews Arisa Takigawa’s ending theme song “Wagamama” (Selfish).
The anime’s website has also revealed three more cast members:
- Hikaru Midorikawa as Reiji Kariya
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Shū Hagiwara
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Masaki Kobayashi
The anime will premiere on January 11 on MBS and TBS at 1:55 a.m. (effectively January 12), and will then air on January 12 at 1:00 a.m. (effectively January 13) on BS-TBS. It will air on the “Animeism” programming block for all three channels. The show will premiere on AT-X on January 14 at 10:00 p.m., and on ATV on January 21 at 25:28 (effectively 1:28 a.m. on January 22). The anime will also exclusively stream on Amazon Prime Video in Japan.
The anime stars:
- Maaya Uchida as Rui Tachibana
- Yōko Hikasa as Hina Tachibana
- Taku Yashiro as Natsuo Fujii
- Haruka Yoshimura as Momo Kashiwabara
- Konomi Kohara as Miu Ashihara
- Nobuo Tobita as Akihito Fujii
- Yurika Hino as Tokiko Tachibana
- Takuya Eguchi as Fumiya Kurimoto
- Takeaki Masuyama as Yūya Masaoka
- Gakuto Kajiwara as Kazuyuki Kine
Shōta Ihata (Girlish Number) is directing the anime at diomedea, while Tatsuya Takahashi (The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls, Eromanga Sensei, Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko) is in charge of the series scripts. Naomi Ide (Problem children are coming from another world, aren’t they?, Gingitsune, Kan Colle) is designing the characters. Masato Kōda(KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!! both seasons and film) is composing the music at Flying Dog.
Minami is performing the opening theme song “Kawaki wo Ameku.”
Kodansha Comics licensed the manga for digital release, and it describes the story:
High schooler Natsuo is hopelessly in love with his cheerful and popular teacher, Hina. However, one day at a mixer, he meets a moody girl by the name of Rui and ends up sleeping with her. Soon after, his father announces that he’s getting remarried to a woman with two daughters of her own. And who shows up in tow, other than both Hina and Rui?! Natsuo’s outrageous new life starts now!
Sasuga launched the ongoing series in Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine in April 2014. Kodansha shipped the 20th volume on October 17. The manga has 3 million copies in print. Crunchyroll is also publishing chapters of the manga as they are released in Japan.