The Keikenzumi na Kimi to, Keiken Zero na Ore ga, Otsukiaisuru Hanashi anime adaptation has received a main trailer, new visual, and an October 2023 premiere date. Theme song and additional cast details were also revealed.
The opening song for KimiZero, which is featured in the trailer, is “Love You Tender!” by Maaya Uchida. The ending song is “Ai Kotoba” by AliA.
Meanwhile, the newly announced cast members are Aoi Koga as Maria Kurose, Ayaka Fukuhara as Nikoru Yamana, Tomori Kusunoki as Akari Tanikita, Fukushi Ochiai as Yuusuke Ijichi, Daisuke Sakaguchi as Ren Nishina, and Tomoaki Maeno as Shogo Sekiya. Most of their characters make an appearance in the trailer.
KimiZero is based on Makiko Nagaoka‘s teen romance light novel series, which began in 2020 and has six volumes as of March 2023. The books, which are illustrated by Magako and published under Kadokawa’s Fantasia Bunko label, follow the relationship between the gloomy Ryuto Kashima and the popular Runa Shirakawa, who end up dating each other after the former is forced to confess to the latter in a punishment game.
Hideaki Ooba (Love of Kill) is directing KimiZero at ENGI with Hiroko Fukuda (Taisho Otome Fairy Tale) as series composer, Yousuke Itou (Management of a Novice Alchemist) as character designer, and Kei Haneoka as music composer. Ryuto and Runa are voiced by Natsuki Hanae and Saori Oonishi, respectively.