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The official website for the upcoming Tomodachi Game anime released a brand new trailer ahead of its premiere on April 5, also featuring the opening theme “Double Shuffle” by Nana Mizuki. And three the additional voice cast members are announced – Minami Takayama (Conan Edogawa in Detective Conan) as Manabu-kun, Reina Ueda (Akane Shinjo in SSSS.GRIDMAN) as Maria Mizuse, and Shizuka Ito (Minako Aino/Sailor Venus in Sailor Moon Crystal) as Tsukino.







The TV anime adaptation of Mikoto Yamaguchi (story) and Yuki Sato’s (arts) psychological thriller manga Tomodachi Game is scheduled to start airing on Nihon TV and other networks in Japan on April 5, 2022, with Crunchyroll streaming shortly after. Crunchyroll describes the series as below:


High school student Katagiri Yuichi, who values friendship above all else, enjoys a fulfilling life with his close friends Sawaragi Shiho, Mikasa Tenji, Shibe Makoto, and Kokorogi Yutori. However, after a particular incident, they’re dragged into a debt repayment game. The only way to beat the “Tomodachi Game” is to not doubt their friends. Bound together by solid friendships, the game should’ve been easy, but– The hugely popular comic that sold over two million copies is finally becoming an anime! Will they trust or betray their precious friends? The true nature of humanity is exposed in the ultimate psychological game!



Key visual:


Main staff:


  • Director: Hirofumi Ogura
  • Series composition, screenplay: Kenta Ihara
  • Character design: Satomi Miyazaki
  • Art director: Wei Siman (Studio Tulip)
  • Art settings: Daping Si (Studio Tulip)
  • Color design: Aiko Mizuno
  • Director of photography: Yomogiko Murano (Rare Trick)
  • Music: MICHIRU
  • Sound production: Studio Mausu
  • Sound director: Hiroto Morishita
  • Animation production: Okuruto Noboru



Main voice cast:




Source: TV anime “Tomodachi Game” official website / Twitter


© Mikoto Yamaguchi, Yuki Sato, KODANSHA/ “Tomodachi Game” Production Committee