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Tomodachi Game TV Anime Sets Premiere Date

Tomodachi Game TV Anime Sets Premiere Date

It’s finally here, the long-awaited anime adaptation of Tomodachi Game.

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Yuki Sato’s Tomodachi Game (Friends Games) manga has revealed the ending theme song, a new visual, and the premiere date on April 5 for the survival show. The series will premiere on NTV on April 5 at 1:29 am JST. Rock band saji will perform the ending theme song, “Tomoshibi.”

If you’re a fan of survival shows like Squid Game, Liar Game, or even Alice in Borderland, you’ll love Tomodachi Game. Note that Tomodachi Game is one of the many firsts that inspired survival shows after it.

New Visual, Sourced from Twitter

Storyline

Sato (Sherlock BonesYokai Doctor) launched the manga in Kodansha‘s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in December 2013.

The story centers on a high school student, Katagiri Yuuichi, and his circle of friends. They are just your ordinary group of friends, hanging out with each other and constantly dealing with everyday high school life.

One unfortunate day, Katagiri Yuuichi and his friends receive mysterious letters asking them to meet up. They all complied and went to see each other. However, all hell breaks loose when they get ambushed and knocked unconscious.

Upon waking up, they all realize that they are inside a mysterious room alongside “Manabu-kun,” one of the characters from a canceled children’s show. To the surprise of everyone, Manabu-kun requires them to play a survival game he calls the “Friendship Game” to pay off a huge debt. He also informs everyone that one of them indirectly gathered them together, perhaps telling the group that one of them is a traitor.

The Friendship Game will run a series of games that will test their trust and bond with each other. As the story goes, Yuuichi needs to identify who he can trust among his friends, despite everyone’s secrets and betrayals.

Entangled in a game of money, it is up to Yuuichi to decide which matters most: money or friends.

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Staff

Tomodachi Game‘s animation production will be handled by Okuruto Noboru. Meanwhile, Hirofumi Ogura will direct the show. On the other hand, Kenta Ihara will provide the series composition.

Hiroto Morishita will be the sound director. It was revealed that Nana Mizuki performed the opening theme song, “Double Shuffle”, for Tomodachi Game.

Chiaki Kobayashi will head the voice acting roles together with Tomohiro Ono, Yume Miyamoto, Daiki Hamano, and Satomi Amano. They will play Yuuichi, Makoto, Shiho, Tenji, and Yutori, respectively.

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