Komi Can’t Communicate Adds Junya Enoki and Maaya Uchida to Cast

The Komi Can’t Communicate anime website has announced Junya Enoki and Maaya Uchida as the upcoming show’s additional cast members.

Enoki is playing the role of Shōsuke Komi, while Uchida is playing the role of Hitomi Tadano.

Komi Can’t Communicate is based on the ongoing manga by Tomohito Oda, which began in 2016 and has 22 tankōbon volumes as of August 2021. The manga ranked eighth in the “Manga We Want to See Animated” rankings at AnimeJapan 2021 and was ranked first in the AnimeJapan 2020 version of the poll. 

Viz describes the manga as:

Timid Tadano is a total wallflower, and that’s just the way he likes it. But all that changes when he finds himself alone in a classroom on the first day of high school with the legendary Komi. He quickly realizes she isn’t aloof—she’s just super awkward. Now he’s made it his mission to help her on her quest to make 100 friends!

The anime’s staff includes Ayumu Watanabe (Children of the Sea director) as the chief director, Kazuki Kawagoe (Ikebukuro West Park episode director) as the director, Deko Akao (The Detective Is Already Dead) as the series composer, Atsuko Nakajima (Tokyo Ghoul:re character designer) as the character designer. Masaru Satō (The Millionaire Detective Balance: UNLIMITED) as the art director, Yuki Hayashi (The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent) as the color designer, Satoshi Namiki (The Aquatope on White Sand) as the photography director, and Yukari Hashimoto (Kakushigoto – Himegoto wa Nandesu Ka) as the music composer. OLM is the animation production company.

Meanwhile, Komi Can’t Communicate‘s cast includes Aoi Koga as Shouko Komi, Gakuto Kajiwara as Hitohito Tadano, Rie Murakawa as Najimi Osana, Rina Hidaka as Ren Yamai, Rumi Okubo as Omoharu Nakanaka, Yukiyo Fujii as Himiko Agari, Ami Maeshima as Makeru Yadano, Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Akako Onigashima, Kenji Akabane as Chiarai Shigeo, and Yūga Satō as Taisei Sonoda.


Source: Komi Can’t Communicate website

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