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Horror Comedy Manga Mieruko-chan Grabs TV Anime

Horror Comedy Manga Mieruko-chan Grabs TV AnimeMieruko-chan, a horror-comedy manga about a girl who is entirely unperturbed by monsters, has picked up an anime adaptation. The Mieruko-chan series will air sometime in 2021.

Here’s who’s behind the adaptation:

Director: Yuki Ogawa (FLCL Progressive)
Scripts: Kenta Ihara (Saga of Tanya the Evil)
Character designer: Chikashi Kadekaru (Juni Taisen)
Monster designer: Makoto Uno (High School DxD Hero)

The manga, by Tomoki Izumi, is being released in English by Yen Press. Here’s how they describe it:

One day, Miko suddenly started seeing grotesque beings that others couldn’t. Her response was not to run, not to face them, but to do everything she can to completely ignore them! Can she keep a straight face and continue her day-to-day life while surrounded by horrifying monsters?

Here’s an illustration by Izumi celebrating the anime news, and the first piece of key art for the series.

Source: ANN

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.