Middle School Kids Make Mischief in "Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san" Trailer
A new key visual, an official trailer, and the main cast and staff have all been revealed for Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san (“Skilled Teaser Takagi-san”), an upcoming TV anime based on the playful manga by Sōichirō Yamamoto about a junior high school girl who is very skilled at playing practical jokes on the boy that she likes.
The main staff for Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san includes:
- Original work: Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san by Sōichirō Yamamoto (published in Shogakukan’s Monthly Shōnen Sunday)
- Director: Hiroaki Akagi
- Series composition: Michiko Yokote
- Character design: Aya Takano
- Chief animation director: Takuji Mogi, Natsuko Kondo
- Animation production: Shin-Ei Animation
The main cast for Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san includes Rie Takahashi as Takagi-san and Yūki Kaji as Nishikata.
The original Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san manga began life as a web comic published on the Pixiv Comic website, and the series is now published in Shogakukan’s Monthly Shōnen Sunday magazine. The story follows Takagi-san, a junior high school student who enjoys playing tricks on Nishikata, the boy who sits next to her in class. Nishikata tries to return the favor for all of the jokes she plays on him, but Takagi-san is simply too good at pulling pranks to fall for Nishikata’s efforts.
The Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san TV anime will debut on Japanese TV in January of 2018.