First Kotoura-san School Comedy Anime Preview

The music and animation production company Flying Dog, Inc have released the first preview of the anime adaptation of Enogizu’s Kotoura-san four-panel manga.

The trailer introduces the five main characters, and gives a short description of each one:

  • Haruka Kotoura (played by Hisako Kanemoto), a girl who can read people’s minds
  • Yoshihisa Manabe (Jun Fukushima), the boy completely enamoured with Kotoura
  • Yuriko Mifune (Kana Hanazawa), the school’s ESP club president 
  • Daichi Muroto (Hiro Shimono), the ESP club vice-president 
  • Hiyori Moritani (Yurika Kubo), the heir of her family’s dojo

The anime is a romantic comedy series about Haruka Kotoura, a girl who can read minds, and is persuaded by a classmate at her new school to join the ESP club. Masahiko Ohta (Minami-keYuruyuri) will be directing the series at AIC Classic’s studio. Takashi Aoshima is scripting the series, and Takaharu Okuma is the character designer and chief director of animation.

Kotoura-san is a free online manga series featured on Micro Magazine’s Manga Got a Chance website.

“Kotoura-san” Manga Gets Anime Series

Enogizu has announced that a TV anime adaptation of his four-panel manga has been green-lit. Kotoura-san is a romantic comedy series about Haruka Kotoura, who can read minds. She is troubled by her abilities and when she transfers to a new school, she tries to keep away from the other students. However, one of her classmates, Manabe Yoshihisa, appreciates and admires her ability and Haruka joins the school’s ESP club.

Masahiko Ohta (Minami-keYuruyuri) will be directing the series at AIC Classic’s studio. Takashi Aoshima is scripting the series and Takaharu Okuma is the character designer and chief director of animation.

Kotoura-san is an online manga series featured on Micro Magazine’s website; the third volume will be released next month.