Kokone Nata’s 2019 comedy manga Play It Cool, Guys is officially making its way to the screen. An anime adaptation was revealed for the series, and the announcement was packaged with the first broadcast details, main staff and cast, and a teaser trailer and visual.
First up, the teaser promo:
The main cast includes:
Chiaki Kobayashi (Yuichi in Tomodachi Game) as Hayate Ichikura:
Koki Uchiyama (Izumi in Horimiya) as Shun Futami:
Yuichiro Umehara (Courier in Akudama Drive) as Takayuki Mima:
Shoya Chiba (Kiyotaka in Classroom of the Elite) as Soma Shiki:
The Play It Cool, Guys adaptation is being directed by Chiaki Kon (Golden Time), with Makoto Uezu (KONOSUBA) on series composition and Eri Taguchi (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! key animation) on character designs and chief animation direction.
Look for the series to premiere this October.
Yen Press publishes the manga in English and describes it:
Enter: a group of cool guys who seem like they’ve got that unapproachable swag. But look closer and you’ll find a bunch of dorks who’ve gotten the act down pat. So sit back, grab some popcorn, and enjoy watching these clumsy dudes try to look cool all day, every day.