On the official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata, Tonikaku Kawaii (TONIKAWA: Fly Me to the Moon), it was reported that a special music video titled “Tsukasa’s Kitchen“, accompanied by new information from the OVA”Tonikaku Kawaii: Seifuku“, whose release date is still delayed indefinitely.
It should be remembered that the premiere was originally scheduled for the season of Summer-2022 (July-September). And why was this announced in advance? It turns out that between September 10-11 you can see the “Harvest Moon“, the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. Since this anime franchise has the Moon as its main elements, it’s understandable why it’s a special date for production.
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 Hyōdopremiered in October 2020. A second season is currently in production.
- Hiroshi Ikehata (Kiratto Pri☆Chan, Seton Academy: Welcome to the Pack) is in charge of directing this second season at the studios Seven Arcs.
- Kazuho Hyōdo (Kiratto Pri☆Chan) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Masakatsu Sasaki (Saki, We Never Learn: BOKUBEN) is in charge of character design while Goichi Iwahata is in charge of the design of the promotions.
- Endou (Akiba’s Trip: The Animation) is responsible for the composition of the soundtrack.
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!
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