A Sign of Affection Reveals 1st Trailer and More Cast Members


The upcoming anime adaptation of romance manga A Sign of Affection has received its first full-length trailer, previewing more of its lead pair and visuals as well as showing off the supporting cast for the first time.

That supporting cast includes:

Takeo Ootsuka as Oshi Ashioki
Ryouta Oosaka as Kyouya Nagi 
Kaede Hondo as Rin Fujishiro 

The A Sign of Affection manga by Suu Morishita began its serialization in Kodansha’s Dessert in 2019 and has nine tankoubon volumes as of July 2023. It was one of the finalists in the 47th Kodansha Manga Awards in the Shojo category.

INKR describes the plot as:

Yuki is a typical college student, whose world revolves around her friends, social media, and the latest sales. But when a chance encounter on a train leads to her meeting friend-of-a-friend and fellow student Itsuomi-san, her world starts to widen. But even though Itsuomi-kun can speak three languages, sign language isn’t one of them. Can the two learn to communicate the budding feelings between them?



• Director and storyboard artist: Yuuta Murano (Kakushigoto director)
• Series composer and scriptwriter: Youko Yonaiyama (Ya Boy Kongming!)
• Character designer: Kasumi Sakai (Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow co-live performance costume designer et al.) 
• Color designer: Naomi Nakano (Chainsaw Man)
• Art director: Kouhei Honda (Kakushigoto)
• Composting director: Teppei Satou (Kakushigoto)
• Layout designer: Masayuki Sekine (Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou)

• Sign language animator: Yoshiaki Yanagida (Genshiken character designer)
• Sign language animator: Masaya Fujimori (Revenger director)
• Sign language animator: Yuuki Miyamoto (Revenger co-action animation director)
• Music composer: Yukari Hashimoto (Komi Can’t Communicate
• Animation production: Ajiado


Sumire Morohoshi as Yuki Itose
Yuu Miyazaki as Itsuomi Nagi

Source: @yubisaki_pr

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