Kousuke Oono’s manga The Way of the Househusband is getting the anime treatment. Today we got our initial glimpse of the anime thanks to its first trailer, courtesy Netflix.
Here’s how the ‘flix describes the series:
This world-class househusband was once a feared legendary member of the yakuza! “The Way of the Househusband” is the long-awaited anime adaptation of the cozy gangster comedy manga about “The Immortal Dragon,” a former yakuza member whose incredible feats are still talked about in the underworld, spending his daily life as a househusband! Streaming Thursday, April 8, only on Netflix.
Director: Chiaki Kon (Sailor Moon Crystal season 3)
Scripts: Susumu Yamakawa (Back Street Girls)
Studio: J.C. Staff
Kenjiro Tsuda as Tatsu
Shizuka Itou as Miku
Kazuyuki Okitsu as Masa
The Way of the Househusband manga started back in 2018, and is published by Viz in English. It also inspired a live-action series that started last year.
Are you excited for the series—or are you with many commenters who found the trailer’s animation underwhelming?