The popular Japanese leaker Ryokutya reported that the manga written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata, Tonikaku Kawaii (Tonikawa: Fly Me to the Moon), will have an important announcement in the June 29 edition of the magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday. According to the leak, the announcement will be linked to the “number 20“, although no explanation is offered for this.
It should be remembered that, although the production of a second season of the anime adaptation is confirmed, so is the release of a new OVA for next summer in Japan. The episode will be titled “Seifuku” and will be centered on the character of Tsukasa Yuzaki doing different cosplays.
Hata began publication of the manga through the magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday from the publisher Shogakukan in February 2018. The play inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by studios Seven Arcsunder the direction of Hiroshi Ikehata and scripts written by Kazuho Hyōdoreleased in October 2020. An OVA titled Tonikaku Kawaii: SNS it was released directly to physical formats in August 2021 in Japan. The platform Crunchyroll distributes the animation project in the West and a second season is confirmed for a date not yet announced.
Tonikaku Kawaii Synopsis
Nasa Yuzaki is determined to leave his name in the history books. Ranking first in the national mock exam and enrolling in a distinguished high school, he is confident that he has his whole life planned out. However, fate is a fickle mistress. On the way home one snowy night, Nasa’s eyes fall on an incomparable beauty across the street. Spellbound, Nasa tries to approach her, only to be surprised by a truck approaching her.
Fortunately, his life is saved due to the girl’s quick action. Bleeding beside an ambulance, she watches as the girl walks away from her in the moonlight, reminiscent of Princess Kaguya leaving for the moon. Refusing to let this chance encounter end, she forces her crippled body to chase after her and beckons her out of it. Shocked by her recklessness and sheer resolve, the girl accepts her confession on one condition: they can only be together if he marries her!