This year’s 39th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shounen Jump announced a TV anime adaptation of Taishi Tsutsui’s romantic comedy manga Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai (We Never Learn) on Monday. Aniplex also launched an official website for the anime series simultaneously, revealing the first key visual (pictured).
His late father always said that a useless man should strive to be useful, so to that end, third-year high school student Nariyuki Yuiga dedicated himself to becoming a high-achieving student in his school despite his history of poor grades. In order to give his destitute family a better life, his ultimate goal is to obtain the special VIP nomination, a prestigious scholarship covering all future university tuition fees. Although Nariyuki could feasibly be a shoe-in for the nomination, he is constantly overshadowed by classmates Rizu Ogata and Fumino Furuhashi in mathematics and literature, respectively.
To his delight, Nariyuki receives the nomination, but there’s a catch: he has to tutor his two star classmates, who are each hopelessly mediocre at the other’s subject of expertise! To make matters worse, the subjects they are horrible at are the same subjects they want to pursue for their future. As the time to submit university applications draws nearer, Nariyuki must find an effective tutoring method for the girls before it’s too late.
- Director: Yoshiaki Iwasaki (Love Hina)
- Series Composition: Gou Zappa (Blend S)
- Character Design: Masakatsu Sasaki (Saki)
- Studio: Silver, Arvo Animation
Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai began serialization last February, and has seven volumes in print as of July 4. Shueisha will publish the eighth compiled volume on September 4. The series has cumulatively sold 1 million copies of its compiled volumes.
VIZ Media published the first three chapters of the manga in English simultaneously with the Japanese release as a part its Jump Start initiative, and has been serializing the series in their digital Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since last April. The first volume is planned for a December 4 release.
Official site: http://boku-ben.com/
Official Twitter: @bokuben_anime
Source: Moca News