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Being a yakuza can be hard, sometimes you have shakedown money from a civilian, other times you might be hired muscle for a local business, and then you might even get drafted as the babysitter for your boss’s kid! Today, more details on the upcoming The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting TV anime were announced, including its July 7 premiere date, a new trailer and visual, more cast members, and even the opening theme song!



The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting


Joining the cast of The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting is:


Wataru Hatano (Metal Bat in One-Punch Man) as Rei Hojo
The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting

Jun Fukuyama (Lelouch Lamperouge in Code Geass) as Masaya Hayami
The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting

Hiroshi Kamiya (Levi Ackerman in Attack on Titan) as Yuri Mashiro
The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting


The newly announced opening theme song “Mirai no Herotachi e (To the Future Heroes)” will be performed by Sho Takeyaki.


The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting will be directed by Itsuro Kawasaki (Sengoku BASARA) at feel. and GAINA, with Keiichiro Ochi (The Quintessential Quintuplets) writing the series composition and Hiromi Ogata (Katana Maidens ~ Mini Toji) adapting the manga characters for animation. The original manga created by Tsukiya is currently being serialized on the Comic ELMO website, with Kaiten Books releasing the volumes into English, describing it as such:



Kirishima Tooru is the right-hand man of the Sakuragi crime family. For him, the job is a perfect excuse to let his violent instincts run wild, earning him the nickname “the Demon of Sakuragi”. It seems like nothing will stand in the way of his vicious nature.


But then one day, he receives an assignment like never before from the boss—babysitting his daughter!


This is the heartwarming (or is it bloodcurdling?) story of a little girl and her yakuza caretaker!


The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting TV anime is set to premiere on July 7 at 10:30 PM on Tokyo MX.


Source: Comic Natalie


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.