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Tomo-chan is a Girl! Manga Gets Anime in January 2023

Tomo-chan is a Girl! Manga Gets Anime in January 2023Tomo-chan is a Girl!, a popular four-panel manga by Fumita Yanagida, is getting an anime series that’s set to start airing in January 2023.

The manga centers around a tomboy named Tomo who struggles to confess her love to her childhood friend Junichiro.

The anime adaptation is directed by Hitoshi Nanba (Golden Kamuy) and animated at Lay-duce (Fanfare of Adolescence).

The manga ran from 2015 to 2019, and is licensed by Seven Seas in the US. Here’s how they describe volume 1:

Boyish high school girl Aizawa Tomo finally manages to tell her childhood friend Jun that she’s got a crush on him. Unfortunately, her confession goes right over his head—he didn’t even realize she was a girl until middle school, and even now, Jun still thinks of her as a bro! How can Tomo-chan possibly convince him otherwise and win Jun’s heart?

Source: Otakomu

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.