Too Many Losing Heroines! Latest Unrequited Love Visual Highlights Chika Komari on Kiss Day

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A new “Unrequited Love” key visual has been released for the Too Many Losing Heroines! TV anime series, highlighting Chika Komari to commemorate Kiss Day on May 23, 2024. The anime is set to premiere in July 2024. 

This is the third “Unrequited Love” visual for the anime series, after highlighting Lemon Yakishio and Anna Yanami in the past few weeks. 

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Shotaro Kitamura (Overtake! Episode 4 and Shaman King Flowers Episode 5 storyboard artist and director) is directing the anime series, with Masahiro Yokotani (Ohmuro-ke: Dear Sisters) as series screenwriter, Tetsuya Kawakami (86 Eighty-Six) as character designer, Yuu Saito (Warlords of Sigrdrifa Episode 4 ending animation character designer) as sub-character designer, Ayaka Murakami (Sword Art Online -Progressive- Scherzo of Deep Night) as color designer, Yuuki Hatakeyama (The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes) as art director, Yohei Miyawaki (Fate/strange Fake Whispers of Dawn) as compositing director, and Kana Utatane (Overtake!) as music composer. A-1 Pictures is handling the animation production for the series. 

Miura Takumitsu, Akane Takeda, and Mirai Kawashima (Kaguya-sama: Love is War -Ultra Romantic in-between animation checker) are credited as main animators in the series. 

Meanwhile, the anime’s voice cast include: 

  • • Shuuichiro Umeda as Kazuhiko Nukumizu
  • • Hikaru Toono as Anna Yanami
  • • Shion Wakayama as Remon Yakishio
  • • Momoka Terasawa as Chika Komari

The anime adaptation is based on the romantic comedy light novels, written by Takibi Amamori and illustrated by Imigimuru. It was first published by Gagaga Bunko on July 21, 2021 and has released six volumes as of December 2023. The light novel series won the Gagaga Award at the 15th Shogakukan Light Novel Taisho event. 

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The series also inspired a manga adaptation by Itachi, which has been serialized on Shogakukan’s Ura Sunday website and MangaONE app since April 29, 2022. Two tankobon volumes have been released as of August 2023. 

Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing the Too Many Losing Heroines! light novel and manga in English in Fall 2024, describing the synopsis as:

Plain, boring, and friendless Nukumizu Kazuhiko has witnessed something completely baffling: popular girl Yanami Anna was friend-zoned by her childhood friend and crush! In fact, all the popular girls around him are getting similarly rejected by the boys they like. Without realizing it, Kazuhiko becomes entangled in the relationship drama where all the leading heroines are losing out on love! Can he keep their spirits up and help them find happiness?

Source: Too Many Losing Heroines! Official Anime Twitter

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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