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More Than a Married Couple, But Not Lovers Anime Set for October 9

more than a married couple

Earlier this month we got to check out the first trailer for the More Than a Married Couple, But Not Lovers anime, which adapts the manga by Yuki Kanamaru. Now an official premiere date has been locked in for October 9 along with the reveal of another handful of voice cast members and their respective character designs.

The October 9 broadcast includes Japanese networks AT-X, Sun TV, Tokyo MX and KBS Kyoto, and will be followed by an October 11 premiere on BS11. The latest cast members include:

Minami Takahashi as Sachi Takamiya:

Azumi Waki as Natsumi Ohashi:

Sho Nagami as Sadaharu Kamo:

Shuichi Uchida as Shu Terafune:

And, not pictured, Yui Ogura as Mei Hamano. 

Here’s that trailer again for those who missed it:

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 Anime News Network