Bocchi the Rock! Compilation Movie Announced


The popular Bocchi the Rock! anime will head to the big screen in Spring 2024 with a newly announced compilation movie. A trailer and visual have been released.

The Bocchi the Rock! anime series premiered on October 8 and ended with 12 episodes. It is an adaptation of the Houbunsha-published 4-koma manga by Aki Hamaji. The story follows the lonely Hitori Gotoh, who becomes a skilled guitar player but remains awkward and introverted. Her life starts to change when she is invited to join a band led by the cheerful drummer Nijika Ijichi. 


The show’s staff includes:

• Director: Keiichiro Saitou (ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. – Regards co-director, Sonny Boy episode director et al.)
• Series composer and scriptwriter: Erika Yoshida (ArtiswitchTower of God)
• Character designer: Kerorira (Wonder Egg Priority animation weapon design, animation director et al.; CHARMS!! 1st ANIMATION PV director and character designer)
• Assistant director: Yuusuke Yamamoto (OSHI NO KO opening director. My Senpai is Annoying ending director) 
• Live performance director: Yuusuke Kawakami (Wonder Egg Priority action director)
• Music composer: Tomoki Kikuya (Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World)
• Animation production company: CloverWorks

Meanwhile, the main cast includes Yoshino Aoyama as Hitori, Sayumi Suzushiro as Nijika, Saku Mizuno as Ryo Yamada, and Ikumi Hasegawa as Ikuyo Kita. 

The Bocchi the Rock! manga began in 2018 and has five tankoubon volumes as of November 2022. It is serialized in Manga Time Kirara Max magazine and published under the Manga Time KR Comics label. 

Source: @BTR_anime

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