In a recent issue of Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine, it was announced that Musawo Tsumugi’s Koi to Uso (Love and Lies) manga will be receiving a TV anime adaptation. The anime’s official website has launched revealing that the series will begin its broadcast on July 3rd. The main visual, cast, staff and promotional videos were also unveiled.
The Koi to Uso TV anime adaptation will be airing this Summer from July 3rd. Just before the premiere of the series, there will be a pre-screening event for the anime’s first episode on June 24th. The main cast will be in attendance at the event.
The main cast and character designs were revealed:
- Kana Hanazawa (Kanade Tachibana from Angel Beats!) will voice Misaki Takasaki
- Yui Makino (Misaki Nakahara from Welcome to the NHK) as Lilina Sanada
- Ryota Osaka (Ryouta Watari in Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso) voicing Yukari Nejima
Only two members of the production staff for the Koi to Uso anime have been revealed so far:
- Director: Seiki Takuno (Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo, Sekkou Boys)
- Animation Studio: Liden Films (Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo, Arslan Senki)
The first promotional video for the anime was released that announces the adaptation:
And here is the second promotional video that introduces the main characters:
Koi to Uso (Love and Lies) is a school romance manga written and illustrated by Musawo Tsumugi. The series began in 2014 being published by DeNA’s MangaBox app in both English and Japanese. The app has credited the series to be its most popular manga with over 3.5 million viewers. To date, a total of 5 compiled volumes have been published from Kodansha Comics, with the 6th coming to Japan this June. The volumes have also been popular, frequently in the top 50 on the weekly Oricon charts. A live action film adaptation of the series is also in production.
Here is the series synopsis from MAL:
Lies are forbidden and love is doubly forbidden. In the near future, when young people in Japan turn sixteen, they are assigned a marriage partner by the government. People don’t have to go through the trouble of looking for someone, and everyone accepts that the country will find a compatible partner to make them happy. Yukari Nejima is fifteen years old. He lives in a small corner of the country, and just can’t seem to get ahead in life. Both academically and athletically he’s below average. But within him, he hides a heart burning with passion! In this world in which love is forbidden, what will happen to him when he falls in love?
A TV anime adaptation of Koi to Uso is in production and will start airing from Monday, July 3rd during the Summer 2017 anime season. Further details about the series will be revealed at a later date.
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