The original annoying senpai
“My Senpai is Annoying” is a fun, rom-com Japanese manga series by Shiro Manta. Since 2017, Ichijinsha’s Comic POOL digital manga magazine has serialised the rom-com series online. Furthermore, the manga series has also been collected in seven tankōban volumes. Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the famous manga series in North America.
However, an anime television series adaptation of the manga was announced on July 1, 2020. Doga Kobo will produce the upcoming anime series. The anime series is scheduled to air in October 2021. Still, the news of the anime adaptation got the fans of the manga series excited.
Senpai is just as annoying as he was in the manga
The trailer for the upcoming anime series was recently released online by King Amusement Creative. With, trailer shows the comedic tone of the anime. The trailer highlights the romantic subtext of “My Senpai is Annoying” as well. Along with the new trailer, the premiere date for the anime series was also revealed. The anime series will premiere on October 9, 2021.
The anime series will be directed by Ryota Itoh. Also, known for “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex” and “Cowboy Bebop: The Movie”. In addition, the scripts for the episodes are being overseen by Yoshimi Narita.
A sweet love-hate relationship
The anime, “My Senpai is Annoying” is about the life of Futaba Igarashi, a young hard-working office lady. Her superior at work, Takeda Harumi, constantly annoys her. But even after all this, she finds herself growing closer to him. The days at work are filled with comedic mishaps and romantic moments as Futaba tries her best to balance her work, life, and love. Since, the anime adaptation features a cast full of veteran voice actors for the roles.
The cast includes Tomori Kusunoki, and Shunsuke Takeuchi as Futaba Igarashi and Takeda Harumi. Some other members of the cast are, Aoi Koga, Yui Horie, and Reina Aoyama will be playing the roles of Mona Tsukishiro, Yūto Sakurai, and Natsumi Kurobe. Lastly, the first episode for the anime series will air on October 9, 2021.