The upcoming Komi Can’t Communicate anime has received a new trailer, offering a look at its premise as well as its comedic and romantic elements. It also previews both the opening song “Cinderella” by Cidergirl and the ending song “Hikareinochi” by Kitri.
The anime is set to premiere in Japan on October 6.
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:
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 Ōkubo as Omoharu Nakanaka, Yukiyo Fujii as Himiko Agari, Ami Maeshima as Makeru Yadano, Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Akako Onigashima, Kenji Akabane as Chiarai Shigeo, Yūga Satō as Taisei Sonoda, Junya Enoki as Shōsuke Komi, and Maaya Uchida as Hitomi Tadano.
Source: SHOPRO YouTube channel