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More Than a Married Couple, But Not Lovers Anime Premieres in October

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Back in May we saw a visual and some staff members for the More Than a Married Couple, But Not Lovers anime, which adapts the romantic comedy manga by Yuki Kanamaru. Now we have even more information, including a new key visual, the main cast members, opening and ending theme details and October 2022 premiere timing.

Here’s the new visual:

Liyuu is on the opening theme song, “TRUE FOOL LOVE,” and Nowlu is on the ending theme song, “Stuck on you.”

Key cast members include: 

Saori Onishi (Ais Wallenstein in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) as Akari Watanabe:

Seiichiro Yamashita (Raiden Shuga in 86 EIGHTY-SIX) as Jiro Yakuin:

Saki Miyashita (Siesta in The Detective is Already Dead) as Shiori Sakurazaka:

And Toshiki Masuda (Porco Galliard in Attack on Titan) as Minami Tenjin:

The previously revealed staff at anime studio MOTHER (Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest) is shaping up like so:

  • Chief Director: Takao Kato (To Love Ru)
  • Director: Junichi Yamamoto (Armor Shop for Ladies & Gentlemen)
  • Series Composition: Naruhisa Arakawa (Spice and Wolf)
  • Character Design: Chizuru Kobayashi (chief animation director on Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Color Design: Akira Nagasaka (Miss KUROITSU from the Monster Development Department)
  • Art Director: Naoko Akusawa (background artist on WONDER EGG PRIORITY)
  • Director of Photography: Misato Takahata (JUJUTSU KAISEN photography)
  • Editing: Ichiro Chaen (The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made)

Here’s how MyAnimeList describes the story:

Jirou, a third-year in high school, is forced to live with a gal named Akari under a course called the “Couple Practical.” In order to be paired with their own romantic interests, they’re going to act as a married couple…!?

Via Crunchyroll News